Monthly Archives: April 2013

Hannahville Legal Code 1.108

Definition of terms.

(10) “Property”, includes every estate, interest, and right in lands, tenements, and hereditament. ” Personal Property ” includes every description of money, goods, chattels, effects, evidences of a right of action, and written instruments by which a pecuniary obligation, right, or title to property, real or personal, is created or acknowledged, transferred, increased, defeated, discharged, or diminished.

Hannahville Legal Code 1.110

Community Court Fund.

(1) There is hereby created a Community Court Fund for the Hannahville Indian Community. All fines and costs levied and assessed by the Hannahville Indian Community shall be paid into said Community Court Fund and Receipted for.

(2) Fines shall be separately accounted for, and, no later than the 15th day of each month, the Community Court Clerk, or the Community Court Judge acting in the place of the clerk, shall account to the Treasurer of the Hannahville Indian Community for all fines assessed, paid and outstanding during the previous month. The Community Court shall remit the amount of fines so paid to the Tribal Treasurer for deposit in the general fund of the tribe. Such funds shall then be available for appropriation by the Tribal Council, for any tribal or public purpose.

(3) Costs shall be separately accounted for. All amounts paid to the community court fund as cost of prosecution in criminal cases or as filing fees and cost in civil cases shall be retained in the community court fund and used to defray the operating expenses of the community court, provided, however, that no portion of the judge, the magistrate, or the clerk of courts salaries be paid from said fund.