Transfer of proceedings to Indian tribe.
1. If proceedings pursuant to this chapter involve the relinquishment of an Indian child who is a ward of a tribal court, resides on a reservation or is domiciled on a reservation, the court shall transfer the proceedings to the Indian child’s tribe in accordance with the Indian Child Welfare Act.
2. For the purposes of this section, the domicile of an Indian child must be determined according to federal common law.
Last modified: February 25, 2006