Supreme Court of Canada –  2 S.C.R. 846Manitoba FundingIndian ActSeizure
The Court gives a strict meaning to the exemptions from seizure and garnishment contained in the Indian Act. The funds of a Comprehensive Funding Arrangement, by which the federal finances the Band, are not exempted.
Are the funds from a CFA between an Indian band and the federal government deemed situated on a reserve, thus exempting them from seizure under sections 89 and 90 of the Indian Act?
Supreme Court of Canada –  2 S.C.R. 85Manitoba Fiduciary dutyIndian ActSeizure
This case confirms that the Indian Act prevents the sums transferred to Indian bands by the province or the federal from being seized
Were the sums transferred to the Indian Bands by the government of Manitoba personal property that could not be seized under the Indian Act?