NAVAJO NATION CRIMINAL CODE

TITLE 17

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Abandonment of a Child 454

Abuse of a Human Corpse 487

Abuse of Office 364

Accomplice Liability 217

Admission of Persons to Bail 1814 

Adultery 441

Affirmative Defenses 216

Aggravated Arson 308

Aggravated Assault 315

Aggravated Battery 317 

Aggravated Kidnapping 305

Aggravated Sexual Assault 443A 

Animals; Livestock  460-466

Appointment of Coroners; Compensation 1851

Armed Robbery 492

Arrests 1804

Arson 307

Assault 314

Authority to Enter Coop. Agreements for Incarceration of Navajo Prisoners 103

Authority to Enter into Coop. Agreements with Federal and State Agencies 102 

Authority to Establish Fees and Regulations 512

Autopsies and Exhumations 1853

 

Bail 1806

Bail Agreements 1807 

Basis of Criminal Liability 211

Battery 316

Bigamy 451

Bribery and Related Offenses 360

Bribery in Official and Political Matters 360

Burglary 353

 

Campfires and Smoking Prohibited 2702 

Camping General   2701-2705

Camping Penalties 2705

Cash Bail Bonds 1808 

Child Kidnapping  306 (22)

Civil Prosecutions of Non-Indians Classes of Violations   204

Closing of Areas 2701

Complaints Generally 1801

Complaints of Traffic Violations 1802 

Conditions of Bond; Refusal to Release 1811 

Conditions of Date of Appearance 1812

Conspiracy 302

Construction Sites; Approval 2202

Contents (Search and Seizure Warrants) 2003 

Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor 313

Controlled Substance Definitions 390

Controlled Substances  390-395

Coroners; Investigation of Deaths  1851-1856

Court Jurisdiction 1902 

Criminal Damage 380

Criminal Damage to Property  380-383

Criminal Entry 351

Criminal Homicide 303

Criminal Impersonation 343

Criminal Nuisance 486

Criminal Offenses  301-532

Criminal Procedures - General Provisions   1801-1819

Criminal Simulation 341

Criminal Trespass 350

Criteria (Sentencing) 220

Cruelty to Animals  460

Culpability 212

Curfew 531

Curfew Violation Definitions 530 

Curfew Violations  530-532

 

Damage to Geologic & Man-made Improvements 522 

Damages to Property by Child & Liability of Parents, Guardians 532 

Dangerous Use of Explosives  323

De Minimus Infractions 226

Defenses to Prosecution (Obscenity) 403

Definitions Culpable Mental States 210

Definitions (Fireworks Code) 2732 

Delivery of Marijuana to Minors 393

Desecration of Religious or Traditional Artifacts 383

Destruction of Obscene Material upon Conviction 404

Destruction of Posted Signs or Structures 509 

Detention; Commitments 1805 

Disorderly Conduct 483

Displaying Sexual Materials to Minors 402

Disposition of Property Found on Body 1855 

Disposition of Unclaimed or Forfeited Bail 1810 

Double Jeopardy 207

Duty of Person Discovering Body 1856 

 

Endangered Species 507 

Endangering the Welfare of a Minor 456 

Enforcement Authority 2736

Enforcement of Fish and Wildlife Laws 510

Enforcement of Navajo Forests and Woodlands Law and Regulations  529     

Enforcement of the Criminal Code, 17 NNC 101

Entrapment 215

Escape from Lawful 373

Exclusion of Persons from Navajo Nation Land  1901-1902

Exclusionary Process 1901

Exemption from Arrest and Service of Process  1973 

Exemption, Permit, and Bond 2735 

Extradition  1951-1953

 

Facilities  2201-2202

False Reporting 485

False Reports of Ownership 464

Fines 222

Fire Prevention   2701-2737

Fire Violations  523

Fish and Wildlife Violation Definitions 500 

Fish and Wildlife Violations  500-512

Forests and Woodlands Violations   520-529

Forests and Woodlands Violations Definitions 520 

Forfeiture 511

Forfeiture and Destruction of Controlled Substances 395

Forfeiture of a Gambling Device 423

Forfeiture of Navajo Nation Office 365

Forfeiture of Weapons and Explosives 325

Forfeiture; Application of Deposit to Fines; Refund 1809 

Forgery 340

Forgery and Related Offenses  340-343

Fraud 335

Furnishing Sexual Materials to Minors 401

 

Gambling   420-423

Gambling Definitions 420 

General Definitions 209

General Provisions 201

Grazing 463

Grazing Livestock on Withdrawn Forest Lands 524

 

Hearing; Release 1952 

 

Ignorance or Mistake 213

Illegal and Prohibited Fireworks 2734 

Imprisonment 223

Improper Influence in Official and Political Matters 361

Incest 452

Inchoate Offenses 301-302

Influencing a Juror 473 

Influencing a Witness 471

Inhalation of Toxic Vapors 489

Interference with Authorized Roundups 465

Interference with Custody 312

Interference with Judicial Proceedings  470-479

Interference with Judicial Proceedings Definitions 470 

Interfering with Judicial Proceedings 477 

Intoxicating Liquor Exceptions 412

Intoxicating Liquors  410-412

Intoxication 214

Investigation of Deaths-Generally 1852

 

Jury Tampering 475

 

Kidnapping  304

 

Liability  211-217

Littering 381

 

Making or Permitting False Navajo Nation Voucher 363

Malicious Criminal Prosecution  375

Manufacture or Delivery of Liquor 411

Manufacture, Possession, Sale or Use of Fireworks 2733

Misbranding 461

Multiple Sentences 225

 

Navajo Nation Fireworks Code  2730-2737

Negligent Use of Explosives 324

Nonsupport Persistent 455

Notice of Date of Appearance 1813 

 

Obscenity  400-404

Obscenity Definitions 400

Obstructing a Highway or other Public Thoroughfare 484

Obstruction of Justice 370

Obstruction of Navajo Nation Administration 370-377

Obtaining a Signature by Deception 342

Offenses Against Family Definitions 450

Offenses Against Persons  303-317

Offenses Against the Family  450-456

Offenses Against the Public Order   480-489

Offenses Against the Public Order Definitions 480

Office of the Prosecutor 1953 

 

Parole 1818 

Paying or Receiving Navajo Nation Money for Services Not Rendered 362

Perjury 479 

Persons Indian Committing Crime Outside Indian Country Apprehension on  Rez

1951

Plans and Construction; Authority 2201

Possession of an Unlawful Gambling Device 422

Possession of Liquor 410

Possession of Marijuana 391

Possession or Sale of Controlled Substances 394

Posting of Closed Areas 2703 

Probation 1817

Probation 224

Production or Delivery of Marijuana 392

Promotion of Gambling 421

Promotion of Prostitution 432

Proof  206

Prostitution 431

Prostitution Definitions 430 

Public Intoxication 488

Public Sexual Indecency 442

Purpose (Fireworks Code) 2731

Purpose 202

 

Receiving a Bribe by a Juror 474

Receiving a Bribe by a Witness 472

Receiving Stolen Property 333

Reckless Burning 309

Refusal to Dispose of Cull or Infectious Animals 466

Refusing to Aid an Officer 371

Refusing to Brand Livestock 462

Release on Recognizance; Warrants on Failure to Appear for Trial 1815

Removal of Unauthorized Persons from Closed Areas 2704

Report 1854 

Rescue from Lawful Custody 372

Reservation 1951

Resisting or Obstructing a Forest Officer 521 

Responsibility, 101

Riot 482 

Robbery 490 

Robbery Definitions 491

 

Search and Seizure  2001-2004

Secure Witness Attendance Definitions 1970

Seduction 444

Sentencing 201-226

Sentencing Considerations 221

Service 2004 

Sexual Assault 443

Sexual Conduct with a Foster Child or Stepchild 453

Sexual Offense Definitions 440

Sexual Offenses 440 - 444

Shoplifting 334

Simulating Legal Process 478 

Solicitation 301

Special Closures or Use Restrictions 528 

Summoning Witness in the Navajo Nation to Testify in Another State 1971 

 

Tampering with a Public Record 374

Tampering with Physical Evidence 476 

Territorial Applicability 203

Theft 330

Theft and Related Offenses 330-336

Theft by Extortion 336

Theft of Services 331

Threatening 310

Time Limitations 205

Title and Effective Date 201

Title and Establishment (Fireworks Code) 2730

Trespass and Burglary 350 - 353

Trespass with Force or Violence 352

 

Unauthorized Harvesting of Timber or Forest Product 525                                                                                        

Unauthorized Occupancy and Use of Navajo Forest Lands 526  

Unauthorized Practice of Law 377

Unauthorized Use of Automobiles or Other Vehicles 332

Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicles 527 

Uniform Act to Secure the Attendance of Witnesses from Without a State in Criminal Proceedings 1970-1974

Uniform Sentencing Policy  1816

Uniformity of Interpretation 1974 

Unlawful Assembly 481

Unlawful Carrying of a Deadly Weapon 320

Unlawful Imprisonment 311

Unlawful Possession of Fish or Game 502

Unlawful Sale, Possession or Transportation of Explosives 322  

Unlawful Search or Seizure; Trespass  2001 

Unlawful Taking and Possession of Hawks, Vultures and Owls 506 

Unlawful Taking and Possession of Small Game Animals 508

Unlawful Taking of Fish or Game 501

Unlawful Taking of Songbirds  503 

Unlawful Taking or Possession of Bald or Golden Eagles 505                                                                                              

Unlawful Taking or Possession of Fur-Bearing Animals 504

Unlawful Use of a Weapon 321

Unsworn Falsification 376

 

Violations of (Fireworks) Code 2737  

 

Warrants to Apprehend 1803 

Warrants-Issuance; Complaint 2002 

Weapons and Explosives  320-325

Witness from Another State Summoned to Testify in the Navajo Nation 1972 

Witness Immunity; Investigations; District Court Proceedings 208