N.M. Stat. § 32A-5-4

New Mexico Statutes

Chapter 32A. Children's Code

Article 5. Adoption Act


§ 32A-5-4. Application of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978


The protections set forth in the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, [FN1] including provisions concerning notice to the Indian child's tribe, transfer to tribal court and placement preferences, apply to all proceedings involving an Indian child under the Adoption Act.


L. 1993, Ch. 77, § 131.


[FN1] 25 U.S.C.A. § 1901 et seq.

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