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(1) In any case where a person has been found to have committed a violation and a civil penalty has been assessed, the person has 30 days to pay the civil fine. For good cause shown, the tribal court may extend the time for payment or approve an installment plan.

(2) Parent(s), guardians, or any adult responsible for the care of minor (a person under the age of 18) are liable for the civil fine of a minor.

(3) If the person has not paid the civil fine within the time allotted by the tribal court, late payment charges and interest shall accrue and be payable in the amount and by the terms specified in the schedule of civil penalties. Charges and rates will be set by the tribe and adjusted periodically. The court may take any and all actions necessary to collect the civil fine, including but not limited to the following:

(a) Refer the civil fine to a collection agency or other collection institution;

(b) Order an on-reservation employer to garnish up to 25 percent of violator’s wages;

(c) Order the tribal administrator, or other appropriate tribal official, garnish up to 100 percent of the violator’s tribal per capita distribution, elder assistance payment, or general assistance funds, travel stipends, or revenue sharing trust fund distribution;

(d) Upon written request from the tribe, issue a garnishment order against an off-reservation employer or any other entity that issues the violator wages or money; or

(e) Exclude the person from the reservation generally, or specific areas within the reservation until such time the fine has been paid. [Ord. 12-15-2021A § 9.5, 2021.]