IDAPA 16.06.01.884

IDAHO ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

AGENCY 16. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE

TITLE 06.

CHAPTER 01. RULES GOVERNING FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES


884. OPENING SEALED RECORDS OF ADOPTIONS.


In addition to the exceptions noted in Section 16-1511, Idaho Code, a sealed adoption proceedings may be opened in the following circumstances according to the Indian Child Welfare Act: (3-20-04)


01. Motion Of An Indian Individual. Upon motion of an Indian individual who has reached the age of eighteen (18) and was the subject of an adoption, the court shall provide tribal affiliation, if any, of the individual's biological parent(s) and other information necessary to protect any rights flowing from the individual's tribal relationship. (3-20-04)


02. Request From The Secretary Of The Interior Or The Indian Child's Tribe. Upon request of the Secretary of the Interior or the Indian child's tribe, evidence of efforts to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act shall be made available to the parties requesting such information. (3-20-04)

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