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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 2A, ADMINISTRATION OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Chapter 34: Causes for judgments of nullity.
Section: 2A:34-56: Application to Indian tribes.
4. Application to Indian Tribes.
a. 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 this act to the extent that it is governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act.
b. A court of this State shall treat a tribe as if it were a state of the United States for purposes of articles 1 and 2 of this act.
c. A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this act shall be recognized and enforced under the provisions of article 3 of this act.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.
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