2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 32A - Children's Code
Article 1 - General Provisions
Section 32A-1-14 - Notice to Indian tribes.

NM Stat § 32A-1-14 (2016) What's This?

32A-1-14. Notice to Indian tribes.

A. In a case involving a family in need of court-ordered services, if the child is an Indian child, the Indian child's tribe shall be notified when the petition is filed. The form of the notice shall comply with the provisions of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

B. In abuse, neglect or adoption proceedings, if the child is an Indian child, the Indian child's tribe shall be notified. The form of the notice shall comply with the provisions of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

History: 1978 Comp., 32A-1-14, enacted by Laws 1993, ch. 77, 23; 2005, ch. 189, 8.

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