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Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribal Code

[Includes amendments and additions dated through 2004]

CRIMINAL JURISDICTION IN INDIAN COUNTRY

CRIME BY PARTIES AUTHORITY JURISDICTION STATUTORY
Crimes by Indians against Indians:    

"Major" crimes

Federal or tribal (concurrent) 18 U.S.C.A §1153

Other crimes

Tribal (exclusive)  
Crimes by Indians against non-Indians:    

"Major" crimes

Federal or tribal (concurrent) 18 U.S.C.A §1153

Other crimes

Federal or tribal (concurrent) 18 U.S.C.A §1152
Crimes by Indians without victims Tribal (exclusive)  
Crimes by non-Indians against Indians Federal (exclusive) 18 U.S.C.A §1152
Crimes by non-Indians against non-Indians State (exclusive)  
Crimes by non-Indians without victims State (exclusive)  

Victimless crimes (without victims as stated above) - term applied to a crime which generally involves only the criminal as in the crime of illegal possession of drugs.

Major Crimes - fourteen (14) named crimes made subject to federal jurisdiction by the Major Crimes Act, 18 U.S.C.A §1153.

murder
manslaughter
kidnapping
maiming
rape
involuntary sodomy
carnal knowledge of any female, not his wife, who has not attained the age of sixteen years
incest
assault with intent to commit murder
assault with a dangerous weapon
assault resulting in serious bodily injury
arson
burglary
robbery

I have attached to further explain the Major Crimes as listed above copies of definitions I received during the training session that was held in Tampa, Florida. [Digitizer's note: No attachments, or references to identify the author included with this statement]

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