N.M. Stat. § 32A-1-14

New Mexico Statutes

Chapter 32A. Children's Code

Article 1. General Provisions Act


§ 32A-1-14. Notice to Indian tribes


A. In a case involving a family in need of court-ordered services, if the child is an Indian child, the Indian child's tribe shall be notified when the petition is filed. The form of the notice shall comply with the provisions of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.


B. In abuse, neglect or adoption proceedings, if the child is an Indian child, the Indian child's tribe shall be notified. The form of the notice shall comply with the provisions of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 [FN1].


[FN1] 25 U.S.C.A. § 1901 et seq.


L. 1993, Ch. 77, § 23; L. 2005, Ch. 189, § 8, eff. June 17, 2005.

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