Course Catalogue

Matrimonial Real Property on Reserves

Matrimonial Real Property on Reserves

This guide is offered as a free learning resource to all registered users. As such, there is no associated certificate of completion. It is intended for information only.

The Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act was created to provide rights and protections for spouses and other family members on reserves during incidents of family violence, separation, or death of a spouse.

This resource guide will help peace officers working on reserves to navigate and apply the specific sections of the Act. It includes general information about the legislation as well as a flow chart/job aid that will help officers know when and how to apply the legislation.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this offering, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the situations in which to use civil orders in the Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act (the Act) (ss. 16-19, 24 and 27)
  • Articulate your duties and responsibilities in the Act, operational policies and procedures.

      Target Audience

      This resource guide is designed for all peace officers working on reserves.


      Content Provider

      This resource guide was developed by the RCMP.


      To Register

      Any learner with a CPKN e-learning account may self-register to this free Learning Resource by following these steps:

      1. Login to your e-Learning account
      2. Click on ‘Catalogues’ in the upper blue navigation bar.
      3. Click on the ‘Free Learning Resources’ catalogue.
      4. Click on ‘Register’ to the right of the title.
      5. Return to your ‘Registered’ course list (in the upper blue navigation bar). The title will appear in your list of courses.

      As free learning resources, there are no Certificates of Completion associated with these offerings. They are intended for information only.

      Please contact the CPKN Support Desk at or 1-866-357-CPKN (2756) if you encounter any problems with this process.

Price: No Fee - Available to all registered CPKN users

Content Provider: RCMP

Language: English / French

Length: 20 minutes

Release Date: 2015-09-21