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Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico - Tribal Code

Updated: 1988 and 2006

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Table of Contents of 1988 Code (2006 Children's Code further below).

Preamble.  Title I. General provision, Ch. 1. Preliminary provisions (1-1-1. Name of code.  1-1-2. Repeal of prior inconsistent ordinances and resolutions.  1-1-3. Code of federal regulations.  1-1-4. Amendment of code).  Ch. 2. Jurisdiction (1-2-1. Tribal policy.  1-2-2. Territorial jurisdiction.  1-2-3. Personal jurisdiction.  1-2-4. Jurisdiction over property.  1-2-5. General subject matter jurisdiction and limitation.  1-2-6. Exclusive original jurisdiction).  Ch. 3. Courts, judges and other court personnel (1-3-1. The Judicial Department.  1-3-2. Courts.  1-3-3. Judges.  1-3-4. Removal of judges.  1-3-5. Powers and duties of judges.  1-3-6. Disqualification of judges.  1-3-7. Oath of office of judges.  1-3-8. Authority of Tribal Courts.  1-3-9. Clerks of the court.  1-3-10. Duties and powers of clerks.  1-3-11. Probation and parole officers.  1-3-12. Bonding of court personnel).  Ch. 4. Contempts (1-4-1. Acts or failure to act which constitute contempt of court.  1-4-2. Civil contempt.  1-4-3. Criminal contempt.  1-4-4. Contempt procedure.  Ch. 5. Counselors and professional attorneys (1-5-1. Lay counsel.  1-5-2. Right to be represented by a professional attorney.  1-5-3. Eligibility for admission.  1-5-4. Procedure for admission.  1-5-5. Standards of conduct and obligations for attorneys and lay counsel.  1-5-6. Disbarment and discipline.  1-5-7. Oath of attorneys and counselors.  1-5-8. Admission fee for professional attorneys).  Ch. 6. Jurors (1-6-1. Eligibility for jury duty.  1-6-2. Jury list.  1-6-3. Trial juries.  1-6-4. Power to excuse jurors.  1-6-5. Compensation of jurors).  Ch. 7. Subpoenas and service of other papers (1-7-1. Issuance of subpoenas.  1-7-2. Service of subpoenas; return on service).  Ch. 8. General provisions (1-8-1. Copies of laws.  1-8-2. Records of court open to public inspection; exceptions.  1-8-3. Adoption by reference not a waiver of sovereign power of the Zuni Tribe.  1-8-4. Sovereign immunity.  1-8-5. Actions by or against Tribe or its officers or employees.  1-8-6. Limitations in civil actions.  1-8-7. Principles of construction.  1-8-8. Definitions). (25 pgs.).

Title II. Zuni rules of civil procedure (1. Scope of rules.  2. Commencement of action; service of process.  3. Time.  4. Pleadings, motions and orders.  5. General rules of pleading.  6. Form of pleadings.  7. Defenses and objections.  8. Counterclaim or cross claim.  9. Amendment of pleadings.  10. Parties.  11. Intervention.  12. Substitution of parties.  13. Discovery.  14. Pretrial procedures.  15. Jury trials.  16. Assigning cases for trial.  17. Dismissal of actions.  18. Consolidation; separate trials.  19. Evidence.  20. Subpoenas.  21. Jurors.  22. Special verdicts and interrogatories.  23. Instructions to the jury; arguments.  24. Motions for directed verdict and for judgment notwithstanding the verdict.  25. Findings by the court.  26. Judgment; costs.  27. Default.  28. Summary judgment.  29. Entry of judgment.  30. New trials; amendments of judgment.  31. Relief from judgment or order.  32. Harmless error.  33. Stay of proceedings to enforce a judgment.  34. Disability of judge.  35. Injunctions.  36. Extraordinary writs.  37. Execution.  38. Appeal.  39. Forms.  40. Court rules.  41. Citation). (25 pgs.).

Ch. IX. Oral affidavits including telephonic search warrants (A. Introduction.  B. Oral affidavits.  C. Telephone search warrants.  D. Conclusion.  Alphabetical cross index). (7 pgs.).  

Title III. Zuni rules of criminal procedure (1. Scope, purpose and construction.  2. Prosecution of offenses.  3. Rights of defendant.  4. Limitations.  5. The complaint.  6. Arrest - warrant or summons.  7. Arraignments.  8. Commitments.  9. Joinder of offenses and of defendants.  10. Pleas.  11. Pleadings and motions before trial; defenses and objections.  12. Trial together of charges.  13. Discovery and inspections; alibi defense.  14. Subpoena.  15. Trial by jury or by the court.  16. Trial jurors.  17. Judge disability.  18. Evidence.  19. Expert witnesses and interpreters.  20. Motion for judgment of acquittal.  21. Instructions.  22. Verdict.  23. Sentence and judgment.  24. New trial.  25. Arrest of judgment.  26. Correction or reduction of sentence.  27. Clerical mistakes.  28. Summary judgment.  29. Entry of judgment.  30. Appellate Court review of appeal.  31. Search and seizure.  32. Arrest.  33. Extradition.  34. Bail; release from custody.  35. Time computations.  36. Motions.  37. Dismissal.  38. Service and filing of papers.  39. Calendars.  40. Exceptions unnecessary.  41. Harmless error and plain error.  42. Regulation of conduct in the court room.  43. Records.  44. Rules of court.  45. Forms.  46. Citation). (7pgs.).

Title IV. Zuni criminal code, Ch. 1. General and preliminary matters (4-1-1. Name and citation.  4-1-2.  Effective date.  4-1-3. Purpose and construction.  4-1-4. Exclusiveness of offenses.  4-1-5. Civil liability unaffected.  4-1-6. Prosecution for multiple offenses.  4-1-7. Limitation.  4-1-8. Included offenses.  4-1-9. Double jeopardy.  4-1-10. Burden and presumption of innocence.  4-1-11. Negating defenses.  4-1-12. Presumptions of fact).  Ch. 2. Principles of criminal responsibility (4-2-1. Acts and omissions to act.  4-2-2. Culpability - general requirements.  4-2-3. Causal relationships between conduct and result.  4-2-4. Ignorance or mistake.  4-2-5. Liability for conduct of another.  4-2-6. Corporations and unincorporated associations.  4-2-7. Intoxication.  4-2-8. Duress.  4-2-9. Consent.  4-2-10. Entrapment.  4-2-11. Mental disease or defect.  4-2-12. Justification.  4-2-13. Force in defense of persons.  4-2-14. Force in arrest.  4-2-15. Deadly force by law enforcement officer.  4-2-16. Force in defense of habitation.  4-2-17. Force in defense of property.  4-2-18. Justification of a defense; civil remedies).  Ch. 3. Sentences and punishments (4-3-1. Sentencing in general.  4-3-2. Designation of offenses.  4-3-3. Class of offense not specified.  4-3-4. General principles.  4-3-5. Sentences and combinations of sentences; civil penalties.  4-3-6. Maximum fines and other monies.  4-3-7. Payment of fines and other monies.  4-3-8. Decision to impose a fine.  4-3-9. Concurrent and consecutive sentences.  4-3-10. Credit.  4-3-11. Reduction of sentences.  4-3-12. Sentencing proceeding. 4-3-13. Suspension of sentence and probation.  4-3-14. Period of suspension of probation; modification.  4-3-15. Violation of terms of suspension or probation.  4-3-16. Order removing disqualification or disability based on conviction.  4-3-17. Final judgment.  4-3-18. Eligibility for parole.  4-3-19. Petition for parole.  4-3-20. Consideration of parole.  4-3-21. Powers over paroles).  (29 pgs.).

Ch. 4. Offenses (4-4-1. Attempt.  4-4-2. Criminal conspiracy.  4-4-3. Solicitation.  4-4-4. Simple assault.  4-4-5. Aggravated assault.  4-4-6. Mayhem.  4-4-7. Terroristic threats.  4-4-8. Criminal homicide.  4-4-9. Vehicular homicide.  4-4-10. Causing a suicide.  4-4-11. Aiding or soliciting a suicide.  4-4-12. Kidnapping.  4-4-13. False imprisonment.  4-4-14. Custodial interference.  4-4-15. Criminal coercion.  4-4-16. Rape.  4-4-17. Unlawful sexual intercourse.  4-4-18. Deviate sexual intercourse.  4-4-19. Sexual assault.  4-4-20. Indecent exposure.  4-4-21. Illicit cohabitation.  4-4-22. Provisions applicable to sexual offenses.  4-4-23. Arson.  4-4-24. Reckless burning.  4-4-25. Causing a catastrophe.  4-4-26. Criminal mischief.  4-4-27. Burglary.  4-4-28. Burglary of a vehicle.  4-4-29. Aggravated trespass.  4-4-30. Simple trespass.  4-4-31. Robbery.  4-4-32. Consolidation of theft offenses; general provisions.  4-4-33. Grading of theft offenses.  4-4-34. Theft of property.  4-4-35 Theft by deception.  4-4-36. Theft by extortion.  4-4-37. Theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake.  4-4-38. Theft by receiving stolen property.  4-4-39. Theft of services.  4-4-40. Theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received.  4-4-41. Unauthorized use of a vehicle.  4-4-42. Definitions applicable to theft offenses.  4-4-43. Forgery.  4-4-44. Criminal simulation.  4-4-45. Fraudulent handling of recordable instruments.  4-4-46. Tampering with records.  4-4-47. Bad checks.  4-4-48. Fraudulent use of credit card.  4-4-49. Deceptive business practice.  4-4-50. Commercial bribery.  4-4-51. Rigging a contest.  4-4-52. Defrauding creditors.  4-4-53. Unlawful dealing with property by a fiduciary.  4-4-54. Securing execution of documents by deception.  4-4-55. Making a false credit report.  4-4-56. Criminal usury.  4-4-57. Bigamy.  4-4-58. Incest.  4-4-59. Adultery.  4-4-60. Fornication.  4-4-61. Criminal nonsupport.  4-4-62. Endangering the welfare of a child.  4-4-63. Abortion.  4-4-64. Failure to send children to school.  4-4-65. Bribery in official matters.  4-4-66. Improper influence in official matters.  4-4-67. Compensation for past official behavior.  4-4-68. Retaliation for past official action.  4-4-69. Improper gifts to public servants.  4-4-70. Official misconduct.  4-4-71. Unofficial misconduct.  4-4-72. Official oppression.  4-4-73. Special influence.  4-4-74. Misusing public money.  4-4-75. Perjury.  4-4-76. False swearing.  4-4-77. Unsworn falsification.  4-4-78. False alarms.  4-4-79. Tampering with witnesses.  4-4-80. Tampering with evidence.  4-4-81. Tampering with public records.  4-4-82. Impersonating a public servant.  4-4-83. Definitions applicable to this part.  4-4-84. Obstructing governmental function.  4-4-85. Resisting arrest.  4-4-86. Obstructing justice.  4-4-87. Refusing to aid an officer.  4-4-88. Escape.  4-4-89. Providing contraband.  4-4-90. Bail jumping.  4-4-91. Doing business without a license.  4-4-92. Tampering with public property.  4-4-93. Injuring public property.  4-4-94. Failure to obey a lawful order of the court.  4-4-95. Riot.  4-4-96. Failure to disperse.  4-4-97. Disorderly conduct.  4-4-98. False reports.  4-4-99. Harassment.  4-4-100. Emergency telephone abuse.  4-4-101. Disrupting.  4-4-102. Desecration.  4-4-103. Abusing a corpse.  4-4-104. Cruelty to animals.  4-4-105. Violation of privacy.  4-4-106. Criminal defamation.  4-4-107. Intoxication.  4-4-108. Possession of an alcoholic beverage by a person under 21.  4-4-109. Prostitution.  4-4-110. Spreading venereal disease.  4-4-111. Obscenity.  4-4-112. Gambling.  4-4-113. Weapons offense.  4-4-114. Aggravated weapons offense.  4-4-115. Dangerous devices.  4-4-116. Tobacco offense.  4-4-117. Abuse of psychotoxic chemical solvents.  4-4-118. Drug abuse.  4-4-119. Waters offense.  4-4-120. Public nuisance.  4-4-121. Business fraud.  4-4-122. Contributing to the delinquency of a minor.  4-4-123. Curfew violation.  4-4-124. Fireworks offense.  4-4-125. Littering.  4-4-126. Livestock offense.  4-4-127. Welfare offense). (62 pgs.).

Title V. Zuni tribal police code (5-1-1. Authority over police function.  5-1-2. Director of the Law and Order Division.  5-1-3. Chief of Police.  5-1-4. Appointment and qualification of police officers.  5-1-5. Duties of tribal policemen.  5-1-6. Dismissal of police.  5-1-7. Deputizing.  5-1-8. Police training). (5 pgs.).

Title VI. Zuni traffic code (6-1-1. Definitions.  6-1-2. Driving while license is suspended or revoked.  6-1-3. Careless driving.  6-1-4. Reckless driving.  6-1-5. Driving while intoxicated.  6-1-6. Duties of drivers involved in accidents involving deaths or personal injuries.  6-1-7. Duty upon striking unattended vehicles.  6-1-8. Duty upon striking highway fixtures.  6-1-9. When driver unable to report.  6-1-10. Driver's license in possession.  6-1-11. Permitting unauthorized person to drive.  6-1-12. Traffic control and signal devices.  6-1-13. Following too closely.  6-1-14. Stopping for school bus.  6-1-15. Entering public road from private road.  6-1-16. Right of way at intersection.  6-1-17. Failure to stop at stop sign and yielding right of way.  6-1-18. Driving on right side.  6-1-19. Passing oncoming vehicles.  6-1-20. Passing and turning on curve or crest.  6-1-21. Safety inspection stickers.  6-1-22. Unsafe vehicles.  6-1-23. Speed limits.  6-1-24. When lights are required to be on.  6-1-25. Pedestrians.  6-1-26. Throwing trash on roads and roadways.  6-1-27. Overtime parking.  6-1-28. Illegal parking.  6-1-29. Removal of illegally stopped, parked or wrecked vehicles.  6-1-30. Penalties.  6-1-31. Adoption of New Mexico rules and regulations.  6-1-31.1. Blood-alcohol test directed by police, judicial, or probation officer – persons qualified to perform tests – relief from civil and criminal liability.  6-1-31.2. Blood-alcohol tests – police,  judicial or probation officer unauthorized to make arrest or direct test except in performance of official duties authorized by law.  6-1-31.3. Implied consent ordinance (short title).  6-1-31.4. Implied consent to submit to chemical test.  6-1-31.5. Consent of person incapable of refusal not withdrawn.  6-1-31.6. Administration of chemical test-payment of costs-additional tests.  6-1-31.7. Use of chemical tests in criminal actions or civil actions – presumptions of intoxication.  6-1-31.8. Refusal to submit to chemical test – revocation of license or privilege to drive.  6-1-31.9. Reinstatement of Zuni driving privileges.  6-1-32. Motor vehicle registration plates.  6-1-33. Parties to a crime.  6-1-34. Rules of the road.  6-1-35. Intoxicated persons; motor vehicles.  6-1-36. Limitation on backing.  6-1-37. One way street.  6-1-38. Application of traffic code). (18 pgs.).

Title VII. Zuni game and fish code, Ch. 1. General (7-1-1. Statement of policy.  7-1-2. Definitions).  Ch. 2. The Zuni Game and Fish Department (7-2-1. Zuni Game and Fish Department.  7-2-2. Rangers of the Zuni Game and Fish Department).  Ch. 3. Proclamations and regulations (7-3-1. Proclamations.  7-3-2. Publication of proclamation.  7-3-3. Additional regulations).  Ch. 4. Licenses, tags and permits (7-4-1. Hunting license requirement - members of the Zuni Tribe.  7-4-2. Hunting license requirement - non-members of the Zuni Tribe.  7-4-3. Fishing license requirement.  7-4-4. License categories.  7-4-5. Permits and tags.  7-4-6. Sales of licenses, permits and tags.  7-4-7.  Hunter safety required).  Ch. 5. Offenses, penalties and procedures (7-5-1. Penalties and procedures.  7-5-2. Enforcement.  7-5-3. Offenses). (15 pgs.).

Title VIII. Zuni exclusion and removal code (8-1-1. Statement of legislative determination and intent.  8-1-2. Persons subject to exclusion and removal.  8-1-3. Grounds for exclusion and removal.  8-1-4. Proceeding for exclusion and removal.  8-1-5. Emergency exclusion and removal.  8-1-6. Hearing on exclusion and removal in non-emergency situations.  8-1-7. Review of orders of exclusion and removal.  8-1-8. Enforcement of orders of exclusion and removal). (5 pgs.).

Resolution No. M70-81-L150.  Ordinance section 8-1-9. Application for readmission to reservation. (3 pgs.).

Title IX. Zuni Indian juvenile code, Ch. 1. General provisions (9-1-1. Purpose and construction.  9-1-2. Definitions).  Ch. 2. Due process of law to be afforded.  9-2-1. Procedures established).  Ch. 3. Jurisdiction (9-3-1. Jurisdiction.  9-3-2. Concurrent jurisdiction.  9-3-3. Transfer of cases.  9-3-4. Transfer.  9-3-5. Felony and Class A offense cases.  9-3-6. Jurisdiction over adults.  9-3-7. Continuance of jurisdiction.  9-3-8. Termination of jurisdiction).  Ch. 4. Powers and duties (9-4-1. Powers and duties of the Tribal Juvenile Court).  Ch. 5. Judges (9-5-1. Appointment of judges.  9-5-2. Expenditure of funds.  9-5-3. Cooperation with other agencies.  9-5-4. Placement of Children).  Ch. 6. Other officers - appointment, salary and duties (9-6-1. Appointment of probation officers.  9-6-2. Duties and power of probation officers.  9-6-3. Clerk.  9-6-4. Referees - appointment.  9-6-5. Referee's function).  Ch. 7. Court (9-7-1. Sessions.  9-7-2. Court facilities).  Ch.8. Adults (9-8-1. Procedures applicable.  9-8-2. Consent to jurisdiction by persons living off the reservation).  Ch. 9. Procedure (9-9-1. Rules of procedure.  9-9-2. Commencement of action.  9-9-3. Petitions - content.  9-9-4. Verification of petition.  9-9-5. Petitions - probation officers.  9-9-6. Examinations.  9-9-7. Petitions - dismissal.  9-9-8. Double jeopardy.  9-9-9. Professional attorneys).  Ch. 10. Service of process and search warrants (9-10-1. Summons - when required.  9-10-2. Summons - content - requirements.  9-10-3. Summons - other persons.  9-10-4. Immediate custody of child.  9-10-5. Emergency medical treatment.  9-10-6. Compulsory attendance of witnesses.  9-10-7. Payment of travel expenses.  9-10-8. Manner of service - by whom served.  9-10-9. Substituted service - jurisdiction.  9-10-10. Service - time requirement.  9-10-11. Search and seizure warrants.  9-10-12. Disobedience - contempt.  9-10-13. Arrest of parent, guardian, or custodian).  Ch. 11. Investigation and hearings (9-11-1. Social investigations.  9-11-2. Social investigations - scope.  9-11-3. Proceedings - civil in nature.  9-11-4. Conduct of hearings - informal in manner.  9-11-5. Hearings - record.  9-11-6.  Records - use in other courts.  9-11-7. Hearings - Tribal Council.  9-11-8. Hearings - evidence.  9-11-9. Consolidation of proceedings.  9-11-10. Amendment of pleadings - continuances.  9-11-11. Special rules of procedure - traffic, fish, and game and boating violations.  9-11-12. Presence of parents - protection of child.  9-11-13. Grounds for re-hearing.  9-11-14. Maintenance of order during hearing.  Ch. 12. Arrest and detention of children.  9-12-1. Arrest of child.  9-12-2. Citizen's arrest of child.  9-12-3. Notification of parents - release of child.  9-12-4. Detention of child . 9-12-5. Detention - report to court.  9-12-6. Restrictions on detention.  9-12-7. Detention - discretion of judge).  Ch. 13. Disposition of cases (9-13-1. Findings of jurisdictional facts - disposition of case.  9-13-2. Primary consideration - welfare of the child.  9-13-3. Establishment of conditions by court.  9-13-4. Hospitalization of child.  9-13-5. Commitment to training school.  9-13-6. Termination of parental rights.  9-13-7. Other disposition of cases.  9-13-8. Review of cases).  Ch. 14. Judgments and orders (9-14-1. Judgments - inoperative after age 21.  9-14-2. Orders - termination - renewals.  9-14-3. Orders - modifications.  9-14-4. Orders of termination - notice.  9-14-5. Court adjudication - not criminal in nature).  Ch. 15. Custody of children (9-15-1. Parent's preferred right to custody.  9-15-2. Termination of parental rights.  9-15-3. Parental rights - grounds for termination.  9-15-4. Procedure for terminating parental rights.  9-15-5. Parental rights - order terminating contents - appeals.  9-15-6. Action of court after termination of parental rights.  9-15-7. Parental rights - right of non-terminated parent.  9-15-8. Parental rights - voluntary surrender.  9-15-9. Proceedings to return custody to parent, guardian, etc.  9-15-10. Limitation on parent's right to regain custody.  9-15-11. Custody - rights and duties.  9-15-12. Custody - agency - duty of court.  9-15-13. Modification and revocation of custody orders).  Ch. 16. Support of children (9-16-1. By parents.  9-16-2. Procedure for payment.  9-16-3. Enforcement of support orders.  9-16-4. Support from other sources.  9-16-5. Payments directly to agency - report to court - visits.  Ch. 17. Appeals (9-17-1. Procedure.  9-17-2. Stay pending appeal).  Ch.18. Miscellaneous provisions (9-18-1. Disobedience - contempt.  9-18-2. Payment of fines, penalties, etc.  9-18-3. Filing fees - witness fees - travel expenses, etc. - by whom payable.  9-18-4. Records to be kept - accessibility.  9-18-5. Short). (37 pgs.).

Title X. Zuni disturbance code (10-1-1. Declaration of policy.  10-1-2. Definitions. 10-1-3. Prohibited acts.  10-1-4. Enforcement. 10-1-5. Other code provisions.  10-1-6. Jurisdiction). (5 pgs.).

Table of Contents of 2006 Children's Code. Full text available at tribe website.

Title IX. Zuni Children’s code, Ch. 1. General provisions (9-1-1. Title.  9-1-2. Purpose, construction and severability.  9-1-3. Definitions).  Ch. 2. Standards for the protection and benefit of children (9-2-1. Best interests of the child.  9-2-2. Placement priorities.  9-2-3. Shelter standards.  9-2-4. Duty to report abuse and neglect.  9-2-5. Records maintenance and protection.  9-2-6. Confidentiality.  9-2-7. Confidentiality of detention.  9-2-8. Fingerprints and photographs).  Ch. 3. Children’s court (9-3-1. Children’s Court, establishment and jurisdiction.  9-3-2. Powers of the Children’s Court.  9-3-3. Personnel in court proceedings.  9-3-4. Transfer to Tribal Court of alleged juvenile offender.  9-3-5. Adults.  9-3-6. Retention of jurisdiction.  9-3-7. Enforcement of foreign judgements and orders.  9-3-8. Investigations and reports.  9-3-9. Medical examinations). Ch. 4. Procedures (9-4-1. Rules of procedure.  9-4-2. Commencement of action.  9-4-3. Petition.  9-4-4. Summons.  9-4-5. Manner of service of court orders.  9-4-6. Service –time requirement.  9-4-7. Warrants and orders for custody.  9-4-8. Contempt of court.  9-4-9. Civil procedures.  9-4-10. Conduct of hearings.  9-4-11. Standard of proof.  9-4-12. Consolidation.  9-4-13. Amendment of pleadings - postponements.  9-4-14. Special rules of procedure – traffic, fish and game, boating laws.  9-4-15. Presence of child, parent, guardian, or custodian.  9-4-16. Modification, revocation or extension of an order.  9-4-17. Judgement.  9-4-18. Computation of time.  9-4-19. Guardian ad litem/CASA).  Ch. 5. Rights of parties (9-5-1. Due process guaranteed.  9-5-2. Parties; intervention.  9-5-3. Right to participate in proceedings).  Ch. 6. Juvenile offender provisions (9-6-1. Taking a minor into custody.  9-6-2. Advisement of rights.  9-6-3. Release of minor from custody.  9-6-4. Questioning of minor in custody.  9-6-5. Petition.  9-6-6. Preliminary inquiry.  9-6-7. Continuation of detention or shelter care.  9-6-8. Mediation.  9-6-9. Hearing on the petition (adjudication)).  Ch. 7. Minor-in-need-of-care provisions (9-7-1. Taking a minor into custody.  9-7-3. Petition.  9-7-4. Preliminary inquiry.  9-7-5. Consideration of shelter care.  9-7-6. Mediation.  9-7-7. Hearing on the petition (adjudication)).  Ch. 8. Disposition (9-8-1. Pre-dispositional report.  9-8-2. Dispositional hearing.  9-8-3. Juvenile offender - dispositions.  9-8-4. Minor-in-need-of-care – dispositions.  9-8-5. Conditions set by court.  9-8-6. Off-reservation agreements.  9-8-7. Review of disposition.  9-8-8. Probation revocation hearing.  9-8-9. Final order).  Ch. 9. Periodic review of placements (9-9-1. Definitions.  9-9-2. Periodic review of placement; periodic review.  9-9-3. Permanency hearing; disposition.  9-9-4. Procedures for review hearing.  9-9-5. Periodic reviews after permanency planning hearing.  9-9-6. Permanency placement reports and recommendations).  Ch. 10. Cessation of parental rights (9-10-1. Purpose.  9-10-2. Enrollment and inheritance status.  9-10-3. Grounds for involuntary cessation.  9-10-4. Reports.  9-10-5. Appointment of guardian ad litem.  9-10-6. Hearing.  9-10-7. Judgement.  9-10-8. Appeal.  9-10-9. Voluntary cessation of parental rights.  9-10-10. Interpreter for voluntary cessation of parental rights and consent to adoption).  Ch. 11. Adoption (9-11-1. Who may adopt, conditions and notice.  9-11-2. Who may be adopted.  9-11-3. Petition.  9-11-4. Investigative report.  9-11-5. Consent to adoption.  9-11-6. Procedure for signing the consent to adopt.  9-11-7. Withdrawal of consent to adopt.  9-11-8. Hearing on adoption.  9-11-9. Contents of adoption order.  9-11-10. Adoptive birth certificate; release of original certificate.  9-11-11. Name and legal status of adopted child.  9-11-12. Adoption records).  Ch. 12. Compulsory school attendance (9-12-1. Compulsory school attendance; responsibility.  9-12-2. Traditional religious participation or healing.  9-12-3. School attendance of students who are not tribal members.  9-12-4. Enforcement of attendance law).  Ch. 13. Emancipation (9-13-1. Requirements.  9-13-2. Procedure for emancipation).  Ch. 14. Establishment of parentage and support (9-14-1. Child’s right to support.  9-14-2. Establishing parentage.  9-14-3. Proceedings to establish parentage and compel support).  Ch. 15. Appeal (9-15-1. Procedure.  9-15-2. Stay pending appeal). (48 pgs.).  

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