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What's First Nations Court

What's First Nations Court

This fact sheet for Indigenous people explains restorative justice and Indigenous knowledge and traditions at First Nations/Indigenous Courts, what a healing plan is, how to get a case heard in these courts, where they’re located, and who can help, including duty counsel.

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Legal Aid BC
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February 2022 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
aboriginal, criminal court, Gladue, Gladue rights, Legal Aid BC, First Nations Court, Aboriginal people, Aboriginal rights, First Nations, alternative measures, diversion (alternative measures), pleading guilty, Indigenous Courts, healing plans, restorative justice