Parent and Child Rights and Relationships

ORS 109.711
Application to Indian tribes


A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child as defined in the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.), is not subject to ORS 109.701 (Short title) to 109.834 (Severability clause) to the extent that the proceeding is governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act.


A court of this state shall treat a tribe as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying ORS 109.701 (Short title) to 109.771 (Appearance of parties and child).


A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of ORS 109.701 (Short title) to 109.834 (Severability clause) must be recognized and enforced under ORS 109.774 (Definitions for ORS 109) to 109.827 (Costs and expenses of district attorney and law enforcement officers). [1999 c.649 §4]
Note: See note under 109.701 (Short title).


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