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Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribal Code

[Includes amendments and additions dated through 2004]

§11 CIVIL ACTIONS

 

§11-1-1 Cause of Action and Defenses

(a) Civil actions in the Tribal Court of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians shall include but not be limited to all civil causes of action and defenses thereto which are cognizable in the trial courts of the State of Alabama. The Tribal Court shall not be bound by, but may consider, within its sole discretion, any appellate court decisions of the appellate courts of the State of Alabama in interpreting causes of action or defenses thereto. The recognition of causes of action and defenses thereto which are cognizable in the trial courts of the State of Alabama is not and shall not be deemed a waiver of tribal sovereignty or jurisdiction with respect to the Tribe or Tribal Courts.

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