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Civil Commitment Code
Resolution No. 019-13-001
Chapter 1. Short Title, Findings, Purpose and Definitions
Sec. 1. Title
Sec. 2. Findings
Sec. 3. Purpose
Sec. 4. Definitions
Chapter 2. Jurisdiction
Sec. 1. Jurisdiction
Chapter 3. Standards, Liability, Restriction, Due Process, Spiritual Treatment
Sec. 1. Standards
Sec. 2. Liability
Sec. 3. Suits against the Band
Sec. 3.1. Restriction
Sec. 4. Due Process Requirements
Sec. 5. Respondent’s Rights
Sec. 6. Treatment by Spiritual Means
Sec. 7. Standards of Proof
Sec. 8. [withheld]
Sec. 9. Severability
Chapter 4. Involuntary Commitment of Mentally Ill Persons
Sec. 1. Petition
Sec. 2. Prepetition Screening Team
Sec. 3. Procedures for Commitment
Sec. 4. Review by Mental Health Professional
Sec. 5. Examination of Respondent
Sec. 6. Hearings
Sec. 7. Petition for Release
Sec. 8 Status Review Hearings
Sec. 9. Contempt
Chapter 5. Involuntary Commitment for Chemically Dependent Persons
Sec. 1. Petition
Sec. 2. Prepetition Screening Team
Sec. 3. Procedures for Commitment
Sec. 4. Review by Mental Health Professional
Sec. 5. Examination of Respondent
Sec. 6. Hearings
Sec. 7. Petition for Release
Sec. 8 Status Review Hearings
Sec. 9. Contempt
Sec. 10. Substance Abuse by Pregnant Women
Chapter 6. Stayed and Continued Proceedings
Sec. 1. General
Sec. 2. Stayed Orders of Commitment
Sec. 3. Proceedings Continued for Dismissal
Chapter 7. Emergency Hold
Sec. 1. Emergency Hold
Sec. 2. Tribal Law Enforcement Officer
Sec. 3. Notice of Emergency Hold
Sec. 4. Duration of Emergency Hold
Sec. 5. Emergency Hold for Public Intoxication
Sec. 6. Release from Emergency Hold
Chapter 8. Administration of Neuroleptic Medication
Sec. 1. General
Sec. 2. Emergency Administration
Sec. 3. Persons with Capacity to Make Informed Decision
Sec. 4. Determination of Capacity
Sec. 5. Persons without Capacity to Make Informed Decision; Substitute Decision Maker
Sec. 6. When a Person Lacks Capacity to Make Decisions about Medication
Sec. 7. Procedure when Person Refuses Medication
Sec. 8. Review
Chapter 9. Length of Commitments
Sec. 1. General
Sec. 2. Length of Commitment
Sec. 3. Petition for Extension of Commitment
Chapter 10. Release of Records
Sec. 1. Court Records Sealed
Sec. 2. Records of White Earth Behavioral Health
Sec. 3. Records of Other Health Care Providers
Chapter 11. Petition for Recommitment
Sec. 1. Filing for Recommitment
Sec. 2. Contents of Petition
Sec. 3. Procedure
Chapter 12. Appeals
Sec. 1. Appeals

Conservation Code
Resolution No. 057-09-005
Preamble
100.00 General Information and Provisions
C.C. 100.01 Name of Code
C.C. 100.02 Prior Inconsistent Ordinances Repealed
C.C. 100.03 Amendment of the Conservation Code
C.C. 100.04 Severability
C.C. 100.05 Exclusiveness of Offense
C.C. 100.06 Effective Date
C.C. 100.07 Jurisdiction
C.C. 100.08 Enforcement
C.C. 100.09 Authority
C.C. 101.00 Definitions
C.C. 102.00 General Provisions and Prohibited Acts
C.C. 103.00 Transport Permits
200.00 Fishing Provisions
C.C. 201.00 Fishing Permits
C.C. 202.00 Fishing Rules and Regulations
C.C. 203.00 Angling
C.C. 203.01 Open Water
C.C. 203.02 Angling/Ice
C.C. 204.00 Spearing/Bow Fishing
C.C. 204.01 Spearing/Bow Fishing Non-Game/Rough Fish/Open Water
C.C.204.02 Dark House Spearing/Bow Fishing/Ice
C.C.205.00 Dark House/Fish House and Portable Shelters
C.C. 206.00 Netting
300.00 Hunting Provisions
C.C. 301.00 Hunting Permits
C.C. 302.00 Hunting Rules and Regulations
C.C. 302.01 Handicapped Hunting Rules and Regulations
C.C. 303.00 Hunting Seasons
C.C. 304.00 Firearms/Bow/Crossbow Regulations
C.C. 304.01Concealed Carry and/or Permit to Carry
C.C.305.00 Artificial Lighting
C.C.306.00 Party Hunting
C.C.307.00 Motor Vehicles
C.C. 308.00Elevated Stands
C.C.309.00 Bear
C.C. 310.00 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Provisions
C.C. 310.01Rules and Regulations
C.C. 310.02 Definitions
C.C. 310.03 Firearm Regulations
C.C. 310.04 Hunting Methods
C.C. 311.00 Trapping Provisions
C.C. 311.01 Trapping Permit
C.C. 311.02 Trapping Rules and Regulations
C.C. 400.00 Wild Rice Provisions
C.C.401.00 Wild Rice Permits
C.C.402.00 Wild Rice Rules and Regulations
C.C.403.00 Genetically Modified Wild Rice
C.C. 500.00 Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Provisions
C.C. 501.00Leech/Turtle Provisions
C.C. 501.01 Leech/Turtle Permits
C.C. 501.02 Leech/Turtle Rules and Regulations
C.C. 502.00 Wild Rice Provisions
C.C. 502.01 Wild Rice Permits
C.C. 502.02 Wild Rice Rules and Regulations
C.C. 503.00 Trapping Provisions
C.C. 503.01 Trapping Permits
C.C. 503.02 Trapping Rules and Regulations
C.C. 600.00 Forestry Provisions
C.C. 601.00 Forestry Permits
C.C.602.00 Forestry Rules and Regulations
C.C. 603.00 Fire and Burning Provisions
C.C. 603.01 Burning Permits
C.C. 603.02 Burning Rules and Regulations
C.C. 603.03 Campfires
C.C. 603.04 Assisting With Wildfire Suppression, Commandeering Property
C.C. 603.05 Disposal of Slashing and Debris
C.C. 603.06 Starting Fires: Burners, Failure to Report a Fire
C.C. 603.07 Fire Wardens
C.C. 603.08 Wildfire Prevention and Prohibitions
C.C.700.00 Raptor Provisions
C.C.701.00 Eagles
C.C.701.01 Eagle Permit and Eagle Feather Bank
C.C.702.00 Commercial Use of Feathers
C.C.800.00 Recreational Vehicle Provisions
C.C. 801.00 Boats and Watercraft Registration Provisions
C.C. 801.01 Boats and Water Craft Registrations
C.C.801.02 Boats and Watercraft Rules and Regulations
C.C. 801.03 Personal Watercraft (PWC) Rules and Regulations
C.C. 802.00 Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV) Provisions
C.C. 802.01 OHV Permits
C.C. 802.02 OHV Rules and Regulations
C.C. 802.03 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s) Rules and Regulations
C.C. 802.04 Mini-Trucks
C.C. 802.05 Off-Highway Motorcycles (OHM’s) Rules and Regulations
C.C. 802.06 Off-Road Vehicles (ORV’s) Rules and Regulations
C.C. 802.07 Snowmobiles Rules and Regulations
C.C. 900.00 Parks and Recreation Provisions
C.C.901.00 Park Violations
C.C.902.00 Fires
C.C. 1000.00 Commercial Provisions
C.C. 1001.00 Commercial Fishing Provisions
C.C. 1001.01 Commercial Non-Game/Rough Fish Harvesting Permit
C.C. 1001.02 Private Game Fish Culture Permit
C.C. 1001.03 Commercial Bait Fish Aquaculture Permit
C.C. 1001.04 Fishing Tournaments
C.C. 1002.00 Leeching Provisions
C.C. 1002.01 Leeching Permits
C.C. 1002.02 Leeching Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1003.00 Turtle Provisions
C.C. 1003.01 Turtle Permits
C.C. 1003.02 Turtle Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1004.00 Commercial Bear Guide Service
C.C. 1004.01 Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1005.00 Game Bird Shooting Preserve Provisions
C.C. 1005.01 Game Bird Shooting Preserve Permits
C.C. 1005.02 Game Bird Shooting Preserve Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1005.03 Game Bird Shooting Preserve Seasons and Limits
C.C. 1006.00 Commercial Big Game Harvest Preserve Provisions
C.C. 1006.01 Definitions
C.C. 1006.02 Permit
C.C. 1006.03 Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1001.04 Fishing Tournaments
C.C. 1002.00 Leeching Provisions
C.C. 1002.01 Leeching Permits
C.C. 1002.02 Leeching Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1003.00 Turtle Provisions
C.C. 1003.01 Turtle Permits
C.C. 1003.02 Turtle Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1004.00 Commercial Bear Guide Service
C.C. 1004.01 Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1005.00 Game Bird Shooting Preserve Provisions
C.C. 1005.01 Game Bird Shooting Preserve Permits
C.C. 1005.02 Game Bird Shooting Preserve Rules and Regulations
C.C. 1005.03 Game Bird Shooting Preserve Seasons and Limits
C.C. 1006.00 Commercial Big Game Harvest Preserve Provisions
C.C. 1006.01 Definitions
C.C. 1006.02 Permit
C.C. 1006.03 Rules and Regulations

Corporate Code
CHAPTER 1. SHORT TITLE, PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS
Section 1. Short Title
Section 2. Purpose
Section 3. Interpretations of the Code
Section 4. Definitions
CHAPTER 2. SCOPE OF TITLE
Section 1. Scope
Section 2. Incorporators
CHAPTER 3.JURISDICTION
CHAPTER 4. STATUS OF CORPORATIONS

Section 1. Taxation
Section 2. Precedence
Section 3. Jurisdiction of Tribal Court
CHAPTER 5. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 6. LIABILITY OF SHAREHOLDERS OR MEMBERS
CHAPTER 7. CORPORATE NAME
CHAPTER 8. REGISTERED AGENT

Section 1. Requirement of Registered Agent
Section 2. Residence of Registered Agent
CHAPTER 9. FEES
CHAPTER 10. FORMATION

Section 1. Contents of the Articles of Incorporation
Section 2. Filing of Articles of Incorporation
Section 3. Effect of Filing the Articles of Incorporation
Section 4. Organization Meeting of Directors
Section 5. Bylaws
Section 6. Records
CHAPTER 11. POWERS
Section 1. Powers
Section 2. Effect of Lack of Power; Ultra Vires
CHAPTER 12. AMENDMENT OF ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
Section 1. Resolution of Proposed Amendment
Section 2. Notice of Proposed Amendment
Section 3. Vote of Shareholders Meeting
Section 4. Articles of Amendment
CHAPTER 13. SHARES, SHAREHOLDERS AND DISTRIBUTIONS
Section 1. Authorized Shares
Section 2. Payment for Shares
Section 3. Subscriber of Shares
Section 4. Expenses of Organization, Reorganization and Financing
Section 5. Liability
Section 6. Stated Capital; Determination of Amount
Section 7. Payment of Deficits Out of Capital Surplus or Earned Surplus
Section 8. Insolvent Corporation Prohibited From Purchasing Own Shares
Section 9. Shares Transfer Restrictions
Section 10. Sale of Assets
Section 11. Election Not to Have a Board of Directors
Section 12. Agreement Among Shareholders
Section 13. Shareholders Right to Inspect Records
Section 14. Annual Meeting
Section 15. Special Meetings of Shareholders
Section 16. Notice of Shareholders Meeting
Section 17. Action by Shareholders of Close Corporations
Section 18. Limited Liability
Section 19. Voting Entitlement of Shares
Section 20. Voting Trusts and Agreements
Section 21. Challenges to Corporate Actions
Section 22. Corporations Owned and Operated by the Tribe
CHAPTER 14. BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
Section 1. Duties of Board of Directors
Section 2. Board of Directors; General
Section 3. Qualifications of Directors
Section 4. Number of Election
Section 5. Terms of Directors
Section 6. Resignation
Section 7. Removal of Directors
Section 8. Vacancies
Section 9. Compensation
Section 10. Meetings
Section 11. Action Without a Meeting
Section 12. Notice of Meeting
Section 13. Waiver of Notice
Section 14. Quorum and Voting
Section 15. General Standards for Directors
Section 16. General Standards for Officers
Section 17. Conflicts of Interest
Section 18. Loans to Directors
Section 19. Liability for Unlawful Distributions
Section 20. Officers
Section 21. Committees
Section 22. Indemnification of Corporate Agents
Section 23. Mandatory Indemnification
Section 24. Insurance
CHAPTER 15. VOLUNTARY DISSOLUTION
Section 1. Voluntary Dissolution by Incorporations
Section 2. Voluntary Dissolution by Consent of Shareholders
Section 3. Voluntary Dissolution by Act of Corporation
Section 4. Filing of Statement of Intent to Dissolve
Section 5. Effect of Statement of Intent to Dissolve
Section 6. Procedure After Filing of Statement of Intent to Dissolve
Section 7. Distribution of Assets
Section 8. Plan of Distribution
Section 9. Articles of Dissolution
Section 10. Filing of Articles of Dissolution
CHAPTER 16. INVOLUNTARY DISSOLUTION AND LIQUIDATION
Section 1. Involuntary Dissolution of a Corporation
Section 2. Jurisdiction of White Earth Tribal Court to Liquidate Assets and Affairs of Corporation
Section 3. Procedure in Involuntary Dissolution and Liquidation by the Court
Section 4. Liquidation of Corporation by the Court
Section 5. Order of Dissolution
Section 6. Filing of Order of Dissolution
CHAPTER 17. POST DISSOLUTION
Section 1. Deposit with the White Earth Tribal Court of Amount Due Certain Shareholders
Section 2. Survival of Remedy After Dissolution
CHAPTER 18. SAVINGS CLAUSE

Domestic Violence Code
CHAPTER 1. PURPOSE, JURISDICTION AND DEFINITIONS
Sec. 1. Purpose
Sec. 2. Authority of the White Earth Tribe to Regulate and Prohibit Domestic Violence in its Jurisdictional Territory
Sec. 3. Definitions
CHAPTER 2. ORDER FOR PROTECTION
Sec.1. Civil Remedy - Order for Protection
Sec. 2. Hearings and Notice
Sec. 3. Procedure for Issuance of an Order of Protection
Sec. 4. Contents of an Order of Protection
CHAPTER 3. LAW ENFORCEMENT REQUIREMENTS
Sec. 1. Duties of Police Officers
Sec. 2. Protection of the Victim
Sec. 3. Notification of Release of a Perpetrator
CHAPTER 4. PENALTIES
Sec. 1. Civil Penalties
Sec. 2. Criminal Penalties
CHAPTER 5. WITHHELD
CHAPTER 6. FULL FAITH AND CREDIT
Sec. 1. Full Faith and Credit
Sec. 2. Severability
CHAPTER 7. APPEALS
Sec. 1. Who Can Appeal
Sec. 2. Appeals Procedure

Family Relations Code
CHAPTER 1. WITHHELD
CHAPTER 2. WITHHELD
CHAPTER 3.
VOID AND VOIDABLE MARRIAGES
Sec. 1. Void Marriages
Sec. 2. Voidable Marriages
CHAPTER 4. LEGAL SEPARATION
Sec. 1. Effect of a Separation Agreement
CHAPTER 5. ANNULMENT
Sec. 1. Action to Annul
Sec. 2. Insufficient Grounds for Annulment
CHAPTER 6. DIVORCE
Sec. 1. Grounds for Divorce
CHAPTER 7. PROCEDURE FOR ANNULMENT AND DIVORCE
Sec. 1. Commencement of Action
Sec. 2. Requisites of the Complaint or Petition for Divorce or Annulment
Sec. 3. Service of Process
Sec. 4. Response
CHAPTER 8. COURT PROCEDURES
Sec. 1. Hearing
Sec. 2. Default Judgment; Failure to Answer
Sec. 3. Judgment and Divorce of Annulment
Sec. 4. Setting Aside of Modifying Judgment
Sec. 5. Temporary Hearings
CHAPTER 9. CHILD CUSTODY
Sec. 1. Custody Action
Sec. 2. Factors in Determining Custody
Sec. 3. Visitation Rights
Sec. 4. Guardian Ad Litem
Sec. 5. Stand-By Custodian
CHAPTER 10. CHILD SUPPORT (See Chapter 10C Below)
Sec. 1. Child Support Factors
Sec. 2. Child Support Guidelines
Sec. 3. Deviation from Guidelines
Sec. 4. Court Findings on Child Support
Sec. 5. Child Support Modifications
CHAPTER 11. DIVISION OF PROPERTY
Sec. 1. Disposition of Property
Sec. 2. Household Good, Furniture and Other Property
Sec. 3. Homestead
Sec. 4. Pension Plans

- Chapter 10B Establishment of the White Earth Nation Child Support Enforcement Program; Duties
6-10B- 0. Title
6-10B-1. Definitions
6-10B-2. Findings
6-10B-3. Purpose
6-10B-4. Vision and Mission of the White Earth Nation Child Support Program
6-10B-5. Authority and Responsibility of the WEN CSEP - Provision of Child Support Enforcement Services; Cooperation with Other Child Support Programs
6-10B-6. Program Participation and Funding

- Chapter 10A White Earth Parentage Act
6-10A-0. Title
6-10A-1. Purpose
6-10A-2. Definitions
6-10A-3. Jurisdiction of the White Earth Tribal Court and the White Earth Nation Child Support Enforcement Program
6-10A-4. Protection of Participants - Confidentiality of Case Records
6-10A-5. Authorized Release of Case Records and Other Information
6-10A-6. Publication of Proceedings
6-10A-7. Penalty for Unauthorized Disclosure
6-10A-8. Contempt of Court
6-10A-9. Rights of Parties
6-10A-10. Notice
6-10A-11. Establishment of Parent-Child Relationship
6-10A-12. No Discrimination Based on Marital Status
6-10A-13. Consequences of Establishment of Parentage
6-10A-14. Presumption of Paternity
6-10A-15. Tribal Acknowledgment and Denial of Paternity - Duties of the WEN CSEP
6-10A-16. Tribal Acknowledgment of Paternity - Execution
6-10A-17. Denial of Paternity by a Presumed Father
6-10A-18. Rules for Acknowledgment and Denial of Paternity
6-10A-19. Effect of Tribal Acknowledgment or Denial of Paternity
6-10A-20. No Filing Fee
6-10A-21. Proceeding for Rescission
6-10A-22. Challenge After Expiration of Period for Rescission
6-10A-23. Procedure for Rescission or Challenge
6-10A-24. Full Faith and Credit
6-10A-25. Release of Information
6-10A-26. Adoption of Rules - Reserved
6-10A-27. Scope of Genetic Testing
6-10A-28. Order for Genetic Testing
6-10A-29. Requirements for Genetic Testing
6-10A-30. Report of Genetic Testing
6-10A-31. Genetic Testing Results - Rebuttal
6-10A-32. Costs of Genetic Testing
6-10A-33. Additional Genetic Testing
6-10A-34. Genetic Testing When Specimens Not Available
6-10A-35. Deceased Individual
6-10A-36. Identical Brothers
6-10A-37. Confidentiality of Genetic Testing
6-10A-38. Proceeding to Adjudicate the Parentage of a Child - Authorization
6-10A-39. Standing to Maintain Proceeding
6-10A-40. Parties to Proceeding
6-10A-41. No Limitation - Child Having No Presumed Acknowledge, or Adjudicated Father
6-10A-42. Limitation - Child Having Presumed Father
6-10A-43. Authority to Deny Motion for Genetic Testing
6-10A-44. Limitation - Child Having Acknowledged or Adjudicated Father
6-10A-45. Joinder of Proceedings
6-10A-46. Proceeding Before Birth
6-10A-47. Child as Party - Representation
6-10A-48. Admissibility of Results of Genetic Testing - Expenses
6-10A-49. Consequences of Declining Genetic Testing
6-10A-50. Admission of Paternity Authorized
6-10A-51. Temporary Order
6-10A-52. Rules for Adjudication of Paternity
6-10A-53. Jury Prohibited
6-10A-54. Closed Hearings
6-10A-55. Order on Default
6-10A-56. Dismissal for Want of Prosecution
6-10A-57. Order Adjudicating Parentage
6-10A-58. Binding Effect of Determination of Parentage
6-10A-59. Liability for Collection of Support
6-10A-60. Application of the White Earth Parentage Act

- Chapter 10C Child Support Act
6-10C- 0. Title
6-10C-1. Definitions
6-10C-2. Findings and Purpose
6-10C-3. Repeal - Chapter 10 of the White Earth Domestic Relations Code
6-10C-4. Authority and Jurisdiction of the White Earth Nation Child Support Program and Tribal Court
6-10C-5. Sovereign Immunity of the White Earth Nation
6-10C-6. Protection of Participants - Hearings and Records; Confidentiality
6-10C-7. Publication of Proceedings
6-10C-8. Penalty for Unauthorized Disclosure
6-10C-9. Rights of the Parties
6-10C-10. Provision of Legal Services by the WEN CSEP; Service of Process
6-10C-11. Notice
6-10C-12. Mutual Duty to Support Children
6-10C-13. Minor Children; Support
6-10C-14. Award of Maintenance or Support Money
6-10C-15. Providing Income Information
6-10C-16. Calculation of Gross Income
6-10C-17. Income from Self-Employment or Operation of a Business
6-10C-18. Social Security or Veterans' Benefit Payments Received on Behalf of the Child
6-10C-19. Potential Income
6-10C-20. Deduction from Income for Nonjoint Children
6-10C-21. Computation of Child Support Obligations
6-10C-22. Guideline Schedule Used in Child Support Determinations
6-10C-23. Non-cash Support
6-10C-24. Parenting Expense Adjustment
6-10C-25. Deviations from Child Support Guidelines
6-10C-26. Written Findings by the Tribal Court
6-10C-27. Modification of Orders or Decrees
6-10C-28. Child Care Support
6-10C-29. Medical Support
6-10C-30. Ability to Pay; Self-Support Adjustment
6-10C-31. Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA) in Maintenance or Child Support Order
6-10C-32. Notice to the WEN CSEP - Receipt of Public Assistance
6-10C-33. Failure of Notice
6-10C-34. Reserved
6-10C-35. Reserved
6-10C-36. Location Activities of the WEN CSEP
6-10C-37. Mandatory Payment of Child Support Obligations to the White Earth Child Support Enforcement Payment Center
6-10C-38. Collections
6-10C-39. Overpayments
6-10C-40. Arrears
6-10C-41. Interest on Arrears
6-10C-42. Reserved
6-10C-43. Child Support Debt and Arrearage Management
6-10C-44. Payment Agreements
6-10C-45. Income Withholding
6-10C-46. Notice of Order
6-10C-47. Administrative Seek Employment Orders
6-10C-48. Driver's License and Occupational License Suspension, Motor Vehicle Lien
6-10C-49. Recreational License Suspension
6-10C-50. Security; Sequestration; Contempt
6-10C-51. Contempt Proceedings for Nonpayment of Support
6-10C-52. Employer Contempt
6-10C-53. Attorney's Fees and Collection Costs Recovery
6-10C-54. Publication of Names of Delinquent Child Support Obligors
6-10C-55. Full Faith and Credit of Foreign Child Support Orders
6-10C-56. Registration of Foreign Order for Enforcement
6-10C-57. Registration and Modification of Child Support Order

Housing and Tribal Property Code
CHAPTER I. SHORT TITLE, PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS
Section 1. Short Title
Section 2. Findings and Determination
Section 3. Purposes of this Code and its Interpretation
Section 4. Definitions
CHAPTER II. JURISDICTION
CHAPTER III. RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS AND REMEDIES, ENFORCEMENT; DAMAGES, CLAIMS, PERFORMANCE AND MAINTENANCE

Section 1. Rights, Obligation, Remedies and Who May Proceed on Behalf of the WERHA
Section 2. Mitigation of Damages, Parent and/or Guardian Responsible for the Damages Caused by Minors
Section 3. Settlement of Claim
Section 4. Good Faith Performance or Enforcement
Section 5. Beneficial Owner to Maintain Premises
CHAPTER IV. RENT AND TENANCY
Section 1. Rent
Section 2. Tenancy and Termination of Tenancy
Section 3. Duties of Parties Upon Termination of Tenancy
CHAPTER V. RENTAL AGREEMENTS, DAMAGE AND SECURITY DEPOSITS
Section 1. Rental Agreements
Section 2. Damage or Security Deposits
CHAPTER VI. SERVICE; IDENTITY OF OWNER; FAILURE TO COMPLY
Section 1. Person to Accept Service or Notice, Identity of Owner and Manager, Failure to Comply
CHAPTER VII. RIGHTS AND DUTIES; CONVEYANCE; POSSESSION; BREACH DEDUCTIONS; DAMAGE OR DESTRUCTION OF DWELLING
Section 1. Commencement of Tenancy, Delivery of Possession, Wrongful Possession
Section 2. Duties of Landlord/Tenant
Section 3. Conveyance of Property; Attornment of Tenant
Section 4. Failure of Landlord to Deliver Possession
Section 5. Landlord’s Breach of Rental Agreement
Section 6. Damage to or Destruction of Dwelling Unit
Section 7. Wrongful Removal or Exclusion from Dwelling Unit
Section 8. Unlawful Entry or Lawful Entry in Unreasonable Manner
Section 9. Defective Condition of Premises
CHAPTER VIII. USE AND OCCUPANCY OF PREMISES; RULES AND REGULATIONS; DUTIES OF TENANT; ENTRY ABANDONMENT; SURRENDER; EVICTION
Section 1. Tenant’s Use and Occupancy of Premises; Rules and Regulations
Section 2. Duties of Tenant
Section 3. Consent of Tenant for Landlord to Enter; Emergency Entry; Abuse of Right
Section 4. Tenant’s Breach of Rental Agreement
Section 5. Abandoning, Surrender or Eviction
CHAPTER IX. DELINQUENT RENT; LIEN ON TENANT’S PROPERTY; ENFORCEMENT
Section 1. Delinquent Rent
Section 2. Lien on Tenant’s Property
Section 3. Procedure for Enforcement of Lien
CHAPTER X. MORTGAGE AND FORECLOSURE
Section 1. Recording
Section 2. Foreclosure Procedures
Section 3. Summons and Complaint
Section 4. Cure of Default by Subordinate Lienholder
Section 5. Judgment and Remedy
Section 6. Foreclosure Evictions
Section 7. Certified Mailing to Tribe and Lessor
Section 8. Intervention
Section 9. Appeals
CHAPTER XI. FEDERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
CHAPTER XII. FORCIBLE ENTRY AND UNLAWFUL DETAINER

Section 1. Recovery, Defenses, Procedure, Appeal, Execution And Writ of Restitution
CHAPTER XIII. PUBLIC POLICY
CHAPTER XIV. RULES OF EVIDENCE

Appelate Court- Rules of Procedure
Rule 1. Name, Scope, Authority, Title
Rule 2. Commencement of Appeal
Rule 3. Service and Filing in General
Rule 4. Time
Rule 5. Appeal - How Granted
Rule 6. Interlocutory Appeals
Rule 7. Parties to the Appeal, Multiple Appeals
Rule 8. Intervention and Amicus Curiae
Rule 9. Initial Review
Rule 10. Costs
Rule 11. Motions
Rule 12. Form of Motion
Rule 13. Appellant's Brief
Rule 14. Respondent's Brief
Rule 15. Appellant's Rebuttal Brief
Rule 16. Miscellaneous Briefs
Rule 17. Relief Pending Appeal
Rule 18. Record
Rule 19. Reversal Affirmance or Modification
Rule 20. Oral Argument
Rule 21. Penalties
Rule 22. Subpoenas
Rule 23. Deliberations
Rule 24. Reconsideration

Civil Court- Rules of Procedure
Rule I. Scope and Consideration
Rule II. One Form of Action
Rule III. Citation
Rule IV. Ex Parte Communications
Rule V. Commencement of Action; Service of Process
Rule VI. Service of Papers Other than the Complaint or Petition
Rule VII. Time
Rule VIII. Pleadings, Motions and Orders
Rule IX. Parties
Rule X. Intervention
Rule XI. Injunctions
Rule XII. Extraordinary Writs
Rule XIII. Motions
Rule XIV. Discovery
Rule XV. Case Assignment and Trial Management
Rule XVI. Dismissal of Actions
Rule XVII. Summary Judgment
Rule XVIII. Trial Procedures
Rule XIX. Evidence
Rule XX. Guidelines for Trial Procedure
Rule XXI. Continuance of Trial
Rule XXII. Written Decision of Trial Judge
Rule XXIII. Judgment and Costs
Rule XXIV. Default Judgment
Rule XXV. Relief from Judgment or Orders
Rule XXVI. New Trials; Amendments of Judgment
Rule XXVII. Execution of Judgment
Rule XXVIII. Stay of Proceeding to Enforce a Judgment
Rule XXIX. Settlement
Rule XXX. Disability or Disqualification of a Judge
Rule XXXI. Appealable Orders
Rule XXXII. Severability
Rule XXXIII. Amendment
Rule XXXIV. Substantive Requirements for Giving Full Faith and Credit to Orders, Judgments, Decrees, and Other Judicial Proceedings
Rule XXXV. Procedural Requirements for Giving Full Faith and Credit to Orders, Judgments, Decrees, and other Judicial Proceedings

Judicial Code of Conduct
Resolution No. 019-14-001
Preamble
Application of the Code
Canons

Justice Code
CHAPTER I. ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION
Section 1. Establishment of Court
Section 2. Tribal Designation
Section 3. Appropriations
Section 4. Conflict with Other Laws
Section 5. Bound by Indian Civil Rights Act and White Earth Tribal Laws
CHAPTER II. JURISDICTION
Section 1. White Earth Band Tribal Court Jurisdiction
Section 2. No Acceptance of State Jurisdiction
Section 3. Suits Against the Band
(a) Sovereign Immunity of Band
(b) Tribal Action Not A Waiver of Sovereign Immunity
(c) Waiver of Sovereign Immunity
Section 4. Inclusion of Language from Other Laws
CHAPTER III. JUDGES
Section 1. Number of Judges
Section 2. Selection
Section 3. Terms
Section 4. Qualifications
Section 5. Salary
Section 6. Appellate Panel
Section 7. Oath of Office
Section 8. Removal From Office
Section 9. Conflicts of Interest
CHAPTER IV. CLERK OF COURT
Section 1. Appointment, Salary, Discharge
Section 2. Duties
CHAPTER V. COUNSEL
Section 1. Legal Representation
Section 2. Tribal Licensing of Lay Representatives
Section 3. Tribal Licensing of Professional Attorneys
Section 4. Revocation of Professional Attorney’s Tribal License Or Lay License
CHAPTER VI. CONTEMPT OF TRIBAL COURT
Section 1. Definition of Contempt
Section 2. Contempt in Presence of Court
Section 3. Contempt Outside Presence of Court
Section 4. Punishment for Contempt
CHAPTER VII. GENERAL COURT PROCEDURES
Section 1. Assignment of Cases to Judges
Section 2. Court Rules and Procedures
Section 3. Sessions of Court
Section 4. Means to Carry Jurisdiction Into Effect
Section 5. Federal/State Relations With the Courts
Section 6. Law Applicable in Civil and Criminal Actions
CHAPTER VIII. PANEL OF ELDERS
Section 1. Scope
Section 2. Establishment of Panel of Elders/Jurors
Section 3. Operation
Section 4. Terms
Section 5. Removal
Section 6. Rules of Procedure
Section 7. Choice of Participants

Juvenile Justice Code
CHAPTER 1. SHORT TITLE, PURPOSE
Sec. 3-1-2, Sec. 3-1-3 Purpose & Definitions
CHAPTER 2. JURISDICTION OF THE TRIBAL COURT
CHAPTER 3. TRANSFER TO TRIBAL COURT
Sec. 3-3-1, Transfer Petition
Sec. 3-3-2, Transfer Hearing
Sec. 3-3-3, Deciding Factors in Transfer Hearing
Sec. 3-3-4, Standard of Proof in Transfer Hearing
Sec. 3-3-5, Pre-hearing, Report in Transfer Hearing
Sec. 3-3-6, Written Transfer Order
CHAPTER 4. JUVENILE COURT PROCEDURE
Sec. 3-4-1, Non-Criminal Proceedings
Sec. 3-4-2, Use in Other Proceedings
Sec. 3-4-3, Rules of Procedure
CHAPTER 5. RELATIONS WITH OTHER AGENCIES
Sec. 3-5-1, Cooperation and Grants
Sec. 3-5-2, Social Services
Sec. 3-5-3, Contracts
Sec. 3-5-4, Transfers from Other Courts
CHAPTER 6. JUVENILE COURT PERSONNEL
Sec. 3-6-1, Juvenile Court Judge
Sec. 3-6-2, Juvenile Counsel
or, Juvenile Probation Officer
Sec. 3-6-3, Juvenile Presenter
Sec. 3-6-4, Additional Court Personnel
CHAPTER 7. RIGHTS OF ALLEGED OFFENDER IN JUVENILE PROCEEDINGS
Sec. 3-7-1, Right Against Self-Incrimination
Sec. 3-7-2, Admissibility of Evidence
Sec. 3-7-3, Fingerprinting and Photographs
Sec. 3-7-4, Right to Retain Counsel
Sec. 3-7-5, Explanation of Rights
CHAPTER 8. CURFEW AND TRUANCY
Sec. 3-8-1, Curfew Imposed
Sec. 3-8-2, Exceptions
Sec. 3-8-3, Responsibility of Parents, Etc.
Sec. 3-8-4, Responsibility of Other Person
Sec. 3-8-5, Penalties
Sec. 3-8-6, Truancy Imposed.
Sec. 3-8-7, Truant and Educational Neglect
Sec. 3-8-8, Notice to Parent or Guardian when a Child is a Continuing or Habitual Truant
CHAPTER 9. JUVENILE OFFENDER – TAKING INTO CUSTODY
Sec. 3-9-1, Taking a Child Into Custody
Sec. 3-9-2, Provision of Rights
Sec. 3-9-3, Release or Delivery from Custody
Sec. 3-9-4, Review by Juvenile Counselor/Juvenile Facility
Sec. 3-9-5, Notification of Family
Sec. 3-9-6, Criteria for Selecting Juvenile Facility
CHAPTER 10. ALLEGED JUVENILE OFFENDER – DETENTION HEARING
Sec. 3-10-1, Requirement of Detention Hearing
Sec. 3-10-2, Purpose of Detention Hearing
Sec. 3-10-3, Notice of Detention Hearing
Sec. 3-10-4, Detention Hearing Procedure
Sec. 3-10-5, Standards to be Considered at Detention Hearing
Sec. 3-10-6, Findings at Detention Hearing
Sec. 3-10-7, Rehearing the Detention Hearing
CHAPTER 11.ALLEGED JUVENILE OFFENDER – INITIATION OF PROCEEDINGS
Sec. 3-11-1, Investigation by Juvenile Counselor
Sec. 3-11-2, Informal Adjustments
Sec. 3-11-3, Informal Conference
Sec. 3-11-4, Filing and Content of Petition
Sec. 3-11-5, Issuance of Summons
Sec. 3-11-6, Content of Summons
Sec. 3-11-7, Service of Summons
CHAPTER 12. ALLEGED JUVENILE OFFENDER–CONSENT DECREE
Sec. 3-12-1, Availability of Consent Decree
Sec. 3-12-2, Objection to Consent Decree
Sec. 3-12-3, Duration to Consent Decree
Sec. 3-12-4, Failure to Fulfill Terms and Conditions
Sec. 3-12-5, New Juvenile Offense Complaint
Sec. 3-12-6, Dismissal of Petition.
CHAPTER 12A. PEACEMAKING CIRCLE.
Sec. 3-12-A-1, Application Process
Sec. 3-12-A-2, Schedule
Sec. 3-12-A-3, Sentence Agreement
CHAPTER 13. ALLEGED JUVENILE OFFENDER – ADJUDICATION PROCEEDINGS
Sec. 3-13-1, Purpose and Conduct of Adjudicatory Hearing
Sec. 3-13-2, Time Limitations on Adjudicatory Hearing Sec. 3-13-3, Notice of Hearing
Sec. 3-13-4, Denial of Allegations.
Sec. 3-13-5, Admission of Allegations
Sec. 3-13-6, Juvenile Offender Findings After Admission
Sec. 3-13-7, Juvenile Offender Findings After Hearing
Sec. 3-13-8, Dismissal of Petition.
CHAPTER 14. JUVENILE OFFENDER–PREDISPOSITION STUDIES, REPORTS & EXAMS
Sec. 3-14-1, Predisposition Study and Report
Sec. 3-14-2, Contents of Predisposition Study & Reports
Sec. 3-14-3, Medical Assessments & Treatment for Alcohol or Substance Abuse
Sec. 3-14-4, Pre-Adjudication Examination of Emotionally or
Developmentally Disabled Child
Sec. 3-14-5, Pre-Disposition Examinations
Sec. 3-14-6, Transfer for Diagnosis
Sec. 3-14-7, Submission of Reports
CHAPTER 15. JUVENILE OFFENDER – DISPOSITION PROCEEDINGS
Sec. 3-15-1, Purpose & Conduct of Dispositional Hearing
Sec. 3-15-2, Time Limitations on Dispositional Hearing
Sec. 3-15-3, Notice of Dispositional Hearings
Sec. 3-15-4, Evidence and Reports
Sec. 3-15-5, Disposition Alternatives
CHAPTER 16. JUVENILE OFFENDER – REVIEW, MODIFICATION, REVOCATION, EXTENSION OR TERMINATION OF DISPOSITIONAL ORDERS
Sec. 3-16-1, Mandatory Review of Dispositional Order
Sec. 3-16-2, Modification, Revocation or Extension of Dispositional Order
Sec. 3-16-3, Hearing to Modify, Revoke or Extend Dispo. Order
Sec. 3-16-4, Automatic Termination of Dispositional Order
CHAPTER 17. FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES – INTERIM CARE
Sec. 3-17-1, Limitation on Taking into Custody
Sec. 3-17-2, Interim Care Without Court Order
Sec. 3-17-3, Procedure for Interim Care
Sec. 3-17-4, Notification of Family
Sec. 3-17-5, Time Limitation on Interim Care
Sec. 3-17-6, Restrictions on Placement
Sec. 3-17-7, Restrictions on Transportation
Sec. 3-17-8, Voluntary Services
Sec. 3-17-9, Voluntary Return Home
Sec. 3-17-10, Shelter & Family Services Needs Assessment
CHAPTER 18. FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES INITIATION OF PROCEEDING
Sec. 3-18-1, Who May Submit Requests
Sec. 3-18-2, Referral of Requests to Juvenile Counselor
Sec. 3-18-3, Withdrawal of Request
Sec. 3-18-4, Authorization to File Petition
Sec. 3-18-5, Petition Required Signatures
Sec. 3-18-6, Petition Form and Contents
Sec. 3-18-7, Petition Additional Required Allegations For School Absences/Tardiness
Sec. 3-18-8, Petition Additional Required Allegations for Breakdown In the Parent-Child Relationship
Sec. 3-18-9, Summons in a Family in Need of Services Proceeding
CHAPTER 19. FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES – CONSENT DECREE
Sec. 3-19-1, Availability of Consent Decree
Sec. 3-19-2, Objection to Consent Decree
Sec. 3-19-3, Court Determination of Appropriateness
Sec. 3-19-4, Duration of Consent Decree
Sec. 3-19-5, Failure to Fulfill Terms and Conditions
Sec. 3-19-6, Dismissal of Petition.
CHAPTER 20. FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES – HEARING AND DISPOSITION
Sec. 3-20-1, Conduct of Hearings
Sec. 3-20-2, Notice of Hearings
Sec. 3-20-3, Adjudicatory Hearing
Sec. 3-20-4, Predisposition Studies, Reports & Examinations.
Sec. 3-20-5, Dispositional Hearing
Sec. 3-20-6, Disposition Alternatives
Sec. 3-20-7, Restriction on Dispositional Placements
Sec. 3-20-8, Modification, Revocation or Extension of Dispositional Order
Sec. 3-20-9, Termination of Dispositional Order
CHAPTER 21. JUVENILE RECORD
Sec. 3-21-1, Juvenile Records
Sec. 3-21-2, Law Enforcement Records
Sec. 3-21-3, Destruction of Records
CHAPTER 22. JUVENILE APPEALS.
Sec. 3-22-1, Who Can Appeal
Sec. 3-22-2, Time Limit for Appeal.
Sec. 3-22-3, Record
Sec. 3-22-4, Stay of Appeal
Sec. 3-22-5, Conduct of Proceedings

Child and Family Protection Code
CHAPTER I. SHORT TITLE, PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS
Section 1. Short Title
Section 2. Purpose
Section 3. Definitions
CHAPTER II. JURISDICTION OF THE CHILDREN’S COURT
Section 1.General Jurisdiction
Section 2. Jurisdiction Over Extended Family
Section 3. Continuing Jurisdiction
CHAPTER III. TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION
Section 1. Application of the Indian Child Welfare Act
Section 2. Transfer to State Court or Other Tribal Court
Section 3. Transfer from Other Courts
Section 4. Procedures for Transfer from State Court
Section 5. Full Faith and Credit; Conflict of Laws
CHAPTER IV. PROCEDURES AND AUTHORIZATIONS
Section 1. Rules of Procedure
Section 2. Cooperation and Grants
Section 3. Social Services
Section 4. Contracts
CHAPTER V. CHILDREN'S COURT PERSONNEL
Section 1. Children's Court Judge
Section 2. Juvenile Counselor/Juvenile Probation Officer
Section 3. Juvenile Presenter
Section 4. Guardian ad Litem
Section 5. Additional Court Personnel
CHAPTER VI. CHILD PROTECTION WORKERS
Section 1. Power and Duties
Section 2. Limitations of Authority; Duty to Inform
CHAPTER VII. CHILD PROTECTION TEAM
Section 1. Providing Oversight
Section 2. Facilitating Provision of Services
Section 3. Providing Technical Assistance
CHAPTER VIII. DUTY TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Section 1. Duty to Report
Section 2. Persons Specifically Required to Report
Section 3. Anonymous Reports
Section 4. Immunity from Liability
Section 5. Penalty for Not Reporting
Section 6. Abuse and Neglect Reports
Section 7. Central Registry
CHAPTER IX. INVESTIGATION AND REMOVAL
Section 1. Investigation
Section 2. Authority to Remove
Section 3. Grounds for Emergency Removal
Section 4. Power to Remove
CHAPTER X. NOTICE OF REMOVAL
Section 1. Notice to the Children's Court
Section 2. Notice to the Parent, Guardian or Custodian
CHAPTER XI. RESTRICTIONS ON PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN
Section 1. Licensed Foster Home
Section 2. Other Licensed Facility
Section 3. Relatives
Section 4. Other Suitable Place
CHAPTER XII. FILING CHILD/FAMILY PROTECTION PETITION
Section 1. Authorization to File Petition
Section 2. Time Limitations
Section 3. Contents of Petition
CHAPTER XIII. Initial Hearing
Section 1. Hearing Date
Section 2. Purpose
Section 3. Advise of Rights
Section 4. Nature of Hearing
Section 5. Possible Outcomes of the Initial Hearing
Section 6. Notice of Initial Hearing
Section 7. Unresolved Issues
CHAPTER XIV. NOTIFICATION OF RIGHTS
Section 1. Purpose
Section 2. Hearing Procedure
CHAPTER XIV. FORMAL TRIAL ON THE ISSUES
Section 1. Time Limitation
Section 2. Admissibility
Section 3. Closed Hearing
Section 4. Advise of Rights
Section 5. Child Witnesses
Section 6. Burden of Proof
Section 7. Outcome of Hearing
Section 8. Return to Home
Section 9. Grounds for Continuing Removal from the Home
Section 10. Court Order for Continuing Removal
Section 11. Return of Child to Parent, Guardian or Custodian
Section 12. Out-of-Home Placement
Section 13. Written Order
CHAPTER XVII. NOTICE OF FORMAL TRIAL ON THE ISSUES
Section 1. Summons
Section 2. Attachments to Summons
Section 3. Personal Service
Section 4. Mail Service
Section 5. Notice to Extended Family
Section 6. Service of Summons
Section 7. Publication
Section 8. Contempt Warning
CHAPTER XVIII. DEFAULT JUDGMENT
Section 1. When Appropriate
Section 2. Notice Determination
Section 3. Written Order
CHAPTER XIX. SIX (6) MONTH REVIEW
Section 1. Review Requirement
Section 2. Return to Home
Section 3. Written Order
Section 4. Additional Steps
CHAPTER XX. SOCIAL SERVICE REPORT
Section 1. Requirement of a Social Service Report
Section 2. Contents of a Social Service Report
CHAPTER XXI. PLACEMENT PREFERENCES
Section 1. Least Restrictive Setting
Section 2. Order of Preferences
CHAPTER XXII. EMANCIPATION
CHAPTER XXIII. AUTHORIZATION OF MEDICAL TREATMENT

Section 1. Unavailability of Parent, Guardian or Custodian
Section 2. Life Endangerment
CHAPTER XXIV. FOSTER HOME LICENSING PROCEDURES
Section 1. Inspection and Licensing Procedures
CHAPTER XXV. GUARDIANSHIP
Section 1. Purpose
Section 2. Types of Guardianship
Section 3. Guardianship of Property
Section 4. Permanent Guardianship
Section 5. Temporary Guardianship
Section 6. Who May File Guardianship Petition
Section 7. Contents of Guardianship Petition
Section 8. Guardianship Report
Section 9. Guardianship Procedures
Section 10. Management of Property
Section 11. Incompetent Persons
CHAPTER XXVI. TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
Section 1. Purpose
Section 2. Grounds for Involuntary Termination
Section 3. Pre-Filing Requirements
Section 4. Who May File Termination Petition
Section 5. Contents of Termination Petition
Section 6. Notice
Section 7. Pre-Termination Report
Section 8. Relinquishment of Parental Rights (Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights)
Section 9. Hearing Procedures
Section 10. Burden of Proof
Section 11. Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law
Section 12. Result of Termination Order
Section 13. Child's Continued Right to Benefits
Section 14. Custody after Termination Order
Section 15. Future Review Hearings
CHAPTER XXVII. ADOPTIONS
Section 1. Open Adoptions
Section 2. Closed Adoptions
Section 3. Consent to Adoption
Section 4. Execution of Consent to Adopt
Section 5. Who May File an Adoption Petition
Section 6. Contents of Adoption Petition
Section 7. Notice
Section 8. Homestudies
Section 9. Withdrawal of Consent
Section 10. Adoption Preferences
Section 11. Hearing Procedures
Section 12. Adoption Decree
CHAPTER XXVIII. MODIFICATION, REVOCATION OR EXTENSION OF COURT ORDERS
Section 1. Motion to Modify, Revoke or Extend Court Order
Section 2. Hearing Procedure
CHAPTER XXIX. CHILD/FAMILY PROTECTION RECORDS
Section 1. Children's Court Records
Section 2. Law Enforcement and Social Services Records
Section 3.
CHAPTER XXX. CHILDREN'S COURT APPEALS
Section 1. Who Can Appeal
Section 2. Time Limit for Appeal
Section 3. Record
Section 4. Stay of Appeal
Section 5. Conduct of Proceedings

Predatory Offender Registration Code
CHAPTER 1. SHORT TITLE, FINDINGS, PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS
CHAPTER 2. REGISTRATION REQUIRED
CHAPTER 2(a). NOTICE
CHAPTER 3. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 4. REGISTRATION PROCEDURE WHEN PERSON LACKS PRIMARY ADDRESS
CHAPTER 5. CONTENTS OF REGISTRATION
CHAPTER 6. INFORMATION REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED
CHAPTER 7. CRIMINAL PENALTY
CHAPTER 8. REGISTRATION PERIOD
CHAPTER 9. USE OF INFORMATION
CHAPTER 10. AVAILABLITY OF INFORMATION ON OFFENDERS WHO ARE OUT OF COMPLIANCE WITH REGISTRATION LAW
CHAPTER 11. OFFENDERS FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS
CHAPTER 12. VENUE
CHAPTER 13. CERTIFIED COPIES AS EVIDENCE
CHAPTER 14. EFFECTIVE DATE

Customary Adoption Code
TITLE 4a. CUSTOMARY ADOPTION CODE
4A-1 Short Title, Declaration of Policy, Purpose and Definitions
4a-2 Civil Jurisdiction
4a-3 Rights of Parties in Suspension of Parental Rights Proceedings
4a-4 Petition to Suspend Parental Rights
4a-5 Notice of Hearing on Petition to Suspend Parental Rights
4a-6 Hearing
4a-7 Final Order for Suspension of Parental Rights
4a-8 Petition for Customary Adoption
4a-9 Notice of Hearing on Petition for Customary Adoption
4a-10 Hearing on Petition for Customary Adoption
4a-11 Final Order for Customary Adoption
4a-12 Certification of a Customary Adoption
4a-13 Enforcement
4a-14 Appeals
4a-15 Right of Access to Records
4a-16 Severability
RESOLUTION NO. 019-05-002

Probate Code
Chapter 1. Short Title, Purpose and Definitions
Section 1. Short Title
Section 2. Findings
Section 3. Purpose
Section 4. Objectives
Section 5. Definitions
Chapter 2. General Provisions
Section 1. Jurisdiction
Section 2. Control of Funeral Arrangements
Section 3 Distribution of Traditional and Cultural Items
Section 4. Effect of Fraud and Evasion
Section 5. Evidence as to Passing of Status
Section 6. Court Procedures
Section 7. Judicial Powers and Duties
Section 8. Records and Certified Copies
Section 9. Oath or Affirmation on Filed Documents
Section 10. Trials
Section 11. Notice
Section 12. Renunciation of Succession
Section 13. Effect of Divorce, Annulment and Decree of Separation
Section 14. Effect of Homicide on Intestate Succession, Wills, Joint Assets, Life Insurance and Beneficiary Designation
Section 15. Simultaneous Death Provisions
Chapter 3. Wills
Section 1. Who May Make a Will
Section 2. Execution
Section 3. Holographic Will
Section 4. Oral Will
Section 5. Self-Proved Will
Section 6. Who May Witness
Section 7. Choice of Law as to Execution
Section 8. Revocation by Writing or by Act
Section 9. Revocation by Divorce, No revocation by Other Changes of Circumstances
Section 10. Revival of Revoked Will
Section 11. Incorporation by Reference
Section 12. Events of Independent Significance
Section 13. Rules of Construction and Intention
Chapter 4. Intestate Succession
Section 1. Intestate Succession
Section 2. Shares of the Spouse
Section 3. Share of Heirs Other Than Surviving Spouse
Section 4. No Taker
Section 5. Representation
Section 6. Posthumous Persons
Section 7. Kindred of Half-Blood; Stepchildren; Foster Children
Section 8. Divorce
Section 9. Determination of Relationship of Parent and Child
Chapter 5. Family Rights and Protections
Section 1. Omitted Spouse
Section 2. Pretermitted Children
Section 3. Homestead Allowance
Section 4. Exempt Property
Section 5. Family Allowance
Section 6. Source, Determination and Documentation
Section 7. Dwelling Exemption
Section 8. Summary Probate of Exempt Estates
Chapter 6. Inheritance by Non-Indians/Fractured Heirship
Section 1. Restrictions on Inheritance of Individual Trust/Restriction Lands by Non-Indians
Section 2. Escheat of Certain Fractionated Interest
Chapter 7. Administration of Intestate Estates
Section 1. Petition
Section 2. Administration of Intestate Estate
Section 3. Appointment of Administrator
Section 4. Oath of Administrator; Letters of Administration
Section 5. Notice to Creditors
Section 6. Payment of Creditors
Section 7. Accounting
Section 8. No Taker/ Escheat to Tribe
Section 9. Advancements
Section 10. Debts to Decedent
Section 11. Distribution and Closing Estate
Chapter 8. Probate of Wills
Section 1. Duty to Present Will For Probate
Section 2. Proving, Consent and Admitting Will
Section 3. Petition for Letters Testamentary
Section 4. Qualification of Executor
Section 5. Appointment of Executor
Section 6. Duties of Executor; Bond
Section 7. Creditors
Section 8. Accounting
Section 9. Distribution and Closing Estate
Section 10. Distribution: Order in Which Assets Appropriated; Abatement
Section 11. Property Discovered After Estate Closed

Gaming Ordinance
SECTION 1 – PURPOSE
SECTION II – DEFINITIONS
SECTION III – GAMING AUTHORIZED
SECTION IV - GAMING NOT AUTHORIZED
SECTION V – OWNERSHIP OF GAMING
SECTION VI – NON-TRIBALLY OWNED GAMING
SECTION VII – USE OF GAMING REVENUE
SECTION VIII – PER CAPITA PAYMENTS
SECTION IX – TRIBAL GAMING COMMISSION
SECTION X – ETHICS
SECTION XI – AUDIT
SECTION XII - MINIMUM AGE
SECTION XIII – GENERAL GAMING OPERATION REQUIREMENTS
SECTION XIV – TRIBAL INTERNAL CONTROL STANDARDS
SECTION XV – FACILITY LICENSES
SECTION XVI – GAMING PERMITS
SECTION XVII – LICENSES FOR KEY EMPLOYEES AND PRIMARY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS
SECTION XXIII – LICENSE APPLICATION FORMS
SECTION XIX – LICENSE FEES
SECTION XX – FINGERPRINTS
SECTION XXI – BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS
SECTION XXII – PROCEDURE FOR CONDUCTING A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION ON APPLICANTS
SECTION XXIII – ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION
SECTION XXIV – PROCEDURES FOR FORWARDING APPLICATIONS AND REPORTS FOR KEY EMPLOYEES AND PRIMARY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS TO THE NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING COMMISSION
SECTION XXV – REPORT TO THE NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING COMMISSION
SECTION XXVI – GRANTING A GAMING LICENSE
SECTION XXVII – LICENSE RENEWAL
SECTION XXVIII – LICENSE SUSPENSION/REVOCATION
SECTION XXIX - APPEAL OF DECISION OF THE COMMISSION
SECTION XXX – LICENSES FOR VENDORS
SECTION XXXI – CONTENTS OF THE VENDOR LICENSE APPLICATION
SECTION XXXII – VENDOR BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS
SECTION XXXIII – VENDOR LICENSE FEE
SECTION XXXIV – VENDOR BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION REPORT
SECTION XXXV – LICENSES FOR NON-GAMING VENDORS
SECTION XXXVI – INSPECTION OF PREMISES
SECTION XXXVII – ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
SECTION XXXVIII - VIOLATIONS AND SANCTIONS
SECTION XXXIX - CIVIL PENALTY PROVISIONS
SECTION XL - EXCLUSION OF INDIVIDUALS FROM GAMING ACTIVITIES
SECTION XLI – PATRON DISPUTE RESOLUTION
SECTION XLII - SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY
SECTION XLIII – AGENT FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS
SECTION XLIV – COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW AND TRIBAL-STATE COMPACT
SECTION XLV – REPEAL
SECTION XLVI – SAVINGS CLAUSE

[Table of Contents created by NILL in August 2014, based on materials available on tribe's website.]

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