Marginal note:By-laws relating to intoxicants
85.1 (1) Subject to subsection (2), the council of a band may make by-laws
(a) prohibiting the sale, barter, supply or manufacture of intoxicants on the reserve of the band;
(b) prohibiting any person from being intoxicated on the reserve;
(c) prohibiting any person from having intoxicants in his possession on the reserve; and
(d) providing for exceptions to any of the prohibitions established pursuant to paragraph (b) or (c).
Marginal note:Consent of electors
(2) A by-law may not be made under this section unless it is first assented to by a majority of the electors of the band who voted at a special meeting of the band called by the council of the band for the purpose of considering the by-law.
Marginal note:Copies of by-laws to be sent to Minister
(3) A copy of every by-law made under this section shall be sent by mail to the Minister by the chief or a member of the council of the band within four days after it is made.
(4) Every person who contravenes a by-law made under this section is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction
(a) in the case of a by-law made under paragraph (1)(a), to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both; and
(b) in the case of a by-law made under paragraph (1)(b) or (c), to a fine of not more than one hundred dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to both.
- R.S., 1985, c. 32 (1st Supp.), s. 16
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