2013 Mississippi Code
Title 93 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 27 - UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT
Article 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 93-27-104 - Application to Indian tribes


MS Code § 93-27-104 (2013) What's This?

(1) A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child as defined in the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 USCS Section 1901 et seq., is not subject to this chapter to the extent that it is governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act.

(2) A court of this state shall treat a tribe as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying Articles 1 and 2.

(3) A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this chapter must be recognized and enforced under Article 3.

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