Louisiana Revised Statutes
Title 13. Courts and Judicial Procedure
Chapter 6. Juvenile Courts
Part IV. Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
Subpart A. General Provisions
§ 1804. Application to Indian tribes
A. A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child as defined in the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 USC § 1901 et seq. is not subject to this Act to the extent that it is governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act.
B. A court of this state shall treat a tribe as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying Subparts A and B of this Part.
C. A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this Act shall be recognized and enforced under Subpart C of this Part.
Added by Acts 2006, No. 822, § 1, eff. Aug. 15, 2007.