| Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 25-1004
25. Marital and Domestic Relations
8. Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
1. General Provisions
§ 25-1004. Application
to Indian tribes
A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child as defined
in the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 United States Code § 1903) is
not subject to this chapter to the extent that it is governed by the Indian
Child Welfare Act.
A court of this state shall treat a tribe as if it were a state of the
United States for the purpose of applying this Article and article 2 of
this chapter. [FN1]
A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances
in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this chapter
must be recognized and enforced under Article 3 of this chapter. [FN2]
Added by Laws 2000, Ch.
215, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2001.
Section 25-1031 et seq.
Section 25-1051 et seq.