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Indian Act

Version of section 122 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-12-15:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In sections 114 to 121,



child means an Indian who has attained the age of six years but has not attained the age of sixteen years, and a person who is required by the Minister to attend school; (enfant)



school includes a day school, technical school, high school and residential school; (école)

truant officer

agent de surveillance

truant officer includes

  • (a) a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police,

  • (b) a special constable appointed for police duty on a reserve, and

  • (c) a school teacher and a chief of the band, when authorized by the superintendent. (agent de surveillance)

  • R.S., c. I-6, s. 123

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