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25 U.S.C.A. § 1917

United States Code Annotated
Title 25.  Indians
Chapter 21. Indian Child Welfare (Refs & Annos)

Subchapter I. Child Custody Proceedings

§ 1917. Tribal affiliation information and other information for protection of rights from tribal relationship;  application of subject of adoptive placement;  disclosure by court

Upon application by an Indian individual who has reached the age of eighteen and who was the subject of an adoptive placement, the court which entered the final decree shall inform such individual of the tribal affiliation, if any, of the individual's biological parents and provide such other information as may be necessary to protect any rights flowing from the individual's tribal relationship.


(Pub.L. 95-608, Title I, § 107, Nov. 8, 1978, 92 Stat. 3073.)


Revision Notes and Legislative Reports

1978 Acts. House Report No. 95-1386, see 1978 U.S. Code Cong. and Adm. News, p. 7530.


American Digest System

Indians 6(2), 32(11).

Key Number System Topic No. 209.


ALR Library

103 ALR 5th 255, Restricting Access to Judicial Records of Concluded Adoption Proceedings.

83 ALR 3rd 800, Restricting Access to Judicial Records of Concluded Adoption Proceedings.

25 U.S.C.A. § 1917, 25 USCA § 1917

Approved 07-28-05