Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico - Tribal Code
Updated: 1988 and 2015
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Table of Contents
Preamble. (1 pg.).
Title I. General Provisions. Ch. 1. Preliminary provisions (1-1-1. Name of code. 1-1-2. Repeal of prior inconsistent ordinances and resolutions. 1-1-3. Code of federal regulations. 1-1-4. Amendment of code). Ch. 2. Jurisdiction (1-2-1. Tribal policy. 1-2-2. Territorial jurisdiction. 1-2-3. Personal jurisdiction. 1-2-4. Jurisdiction over property. 1-2-5. General subject matter jurisdiction and limitation. 1-2-6. Exclusive original jurisdiction). Ch. 3. Courts, judges and other court personnel (1-3-1. The Judicial Department. 1-3-2. Courts. 1-3-3. Judges. 1-3-4. Removal of judges. 1-3-5. Powers and duties of judges. 1-3-6. Disqualification of judges. 1-3-7. Oath of office of judges. 1-3-8. Authority of Tribal Courts. 1-3-9. Clerks of the court. 1-3-10. Duties and powers of clerks. 1-3-11. Probation and parole officers. 1-3-12. Bonding of court personnel). Ch. 4. Contempts (1-4-1. Acts or failure to act which constitute contempt of court. 1-4-2. Civil contempt. 1-4-3. Criminal contempt. 1-4-4. Contempt procedure. Ch. 5. Counselors and professional attorneys (1-5-1. Lay counsel. 1-5-2. Right to be represented by a professional attorney. 1-5-3. Eligibility for admission. 1-5-4. Procedure for admission. 1-5-5. Standards of conduct and obligations for attorneys and lay counsel. 1-5-6. Disbarment and discipline. 1-5-7. Oath of attorneys and counselors. 1-5-8. Admission fee for professional attorneys). Ch. 6. Jurors (1-6-1. Eligibility for jury duty. 1-6-2. Jury list. 1-6-3. Trial juries. 1-6-4. Power to excuse jurors. 1-6-5. Compensation of jurors). Ch. 7. Subpoenas and service of other papers (1-7-1. Issuance of subpoenas. 1-7-2. Service of subpoenas; return on service). Ch. 8. General provisions (1-8-1. Copies of laws. 1-8-2. Records of court open to public inspection; exceptions. 1-8-3. Adoption by reference not a waiver of sovereign power of the Zuni Tribe. 1-8-4. Sovereign immunity. 1-8-5. Actions by or against Tribe or its officers or employees. 1-8-6. Limitations in civil actions. 1-8-7. Principles of construction. 1-8-8. Definitions). (24 pgs.).
Title II. Zuni Rules of Civil Procedure. (1. Scope of rules. 2. Commencement of action; service of process. 3. Time. 4. Pleadings, motions and orders. 5. General rules of pleading. 6. Form of pleadings. 7. Defenses and objections. 8. Counterclaim or cross claim. 9. Amendment of pleadings. 10. Parties. 11. Intervention. 12. Substitution of parties. 13. Discovery. 14. Pretrial procedures. 15. Jury trials. 16. Assigning cases for trial. 17. Dismissal of actions. 18. Consolidation; separate trials. 19. Evidence. 20. Subpoenas. 21. Jurors. 22. Special verdicts and interrogatories. 23. Instructions to the jury; arguments. 24. Motions for directed verdict and for judgment notwithstanding the verdict. 25. Findings by the court. 26. Judgment; costs. 27. Default. 28. Summary judgment. 29. Entry of judgment. 30. New trials; amendments of judgment. 31. Relief from judgment or order. 32. Harmless error. 33. Stay of proceedings to enforce a judgment. 34. Disability of judge. 35. Injunctions. 36. Extraordinary writs. 37. Execution. 38. Appeal. 39. Forms. 40. Court rules. 41. Citation). (32 pgs.).
Ch. IX. Oral affidavits including telephonic search warrants (A. Introduction. B. Oral affidavits. C. Telephone search warrants. D. Conclusion.). (5 pgs.).
Title III. Zuni Rules of Criminal Procedure. General Provisions (1. Scope, Construction and Title. 2. Entry of Appearance. 3. Service and Filing of Pleadings and other documents. 4. Failure to Observe Rules. 5. Conduct of Court Proceedings. 6. Record; Exhibits. 7. Motions. 8. Orders Preparation and Entry). Initiation of Proceedings (9. Initiation of Proceedings. 10. Joinder; Severance. 11. Issuance of Warrant for Arrest and Summons. 12. Service of Summons; Failure to Appear. 13. Arrests Pursuant to Warrant; Without Warrant. 14. Search Warrants. 15. Motion to Suppress). Pretrial Proceedings (16. Arraignment. 17. Plea Agreements. 18. Customary Pretrial Conference). Release Provisions (19. Bail; Release from Custody. 20. Release During Trial, Pending Sentence, and Appeal). Discovery (21. Disclosure by the Zuni Tribe. 22. Disclosure by the Defandant. 23. Continuing Duty to Disclose. 24. Notice of Alibi; Entrapment Defense. 25. Subpoena). Trials (26. Time of Commencement of Trial. 27. Pretrial Motions, Defenses and Objections. 28. Mental Incompetency; Lack of Capacity. 29. Jury Trial. 30. Pretrial Conference - Jury Trial. 31. Jurors. 32. Order of Trial. 33. Instructions to the Jury. 34. Submission to Jury. 35. Return of Verdict; Mistrial. 36. Discharge of Jury). Post Trial Motions (37. Motion for New Trial. 38. Motion to Vacate Judgment. 39. Clerical Mistakes; Harmless Error). Judgment and Appeal (40. Judgment and Sentence. 41. Right to Appeal. 42. Tribal Right to Appeal. 43. Stay of Judgment and Relief Pending Review). (31 pgs.). (March 11, 2014).
Zuni Rules of Appellate Procedure. (1. Title and Scope of Rules. 2. Construction. 3. Definitions. 4. Appearance, Withdrawal, or Substitution of Legal Counsel. 5. Parties and Substitution. 6. Form of Papers Prepared by Legal Counsel. 7. Filing and Service. 7.A. Filing and Service by Facsimile. 8. Computation of Time. 9. Motions. 10. Appeal - How Taken. 11. Interlocutory Appeals. 12. Appeal in Criminal Matters; Stay of Judgment Pending Appeal. 13. Stay Pending Appeal in Children's Court Matters. 14. Stay in Civil Matters. 15. The Record on Appeal. 16. Transcript of Proceedings. 17. Docketing the Appeal. 18. Briefs. 19. Form of Briefs -Pro Se Parties. 20. Oral Argument. 21. Voluntary Dismissal. 22. Decision; Content and Form of Judgment. 23. Petition for Reconsideration. 24. Costs of Appeal; Attorney's Fees. 25. Timely Disposition of Appeals. 26. Writs of Mandamus and Prohibition; Contents of Petition; Procedure; Time Limits; Action on the Petition. 27. Writs of Habeas Corpus; Contents of Petition, Review of Petition; Action on the Petition. 28. Sanctions. 29. Disciplinary Power of the Court Over Legal Counsel). (22 pgs.). (March 11, 2014).
Title IV. Zuni Criminal Code. Ch. 1. General and preliminary matters (4-1-1. Name and citation. 4-1-2. Effective date. 4-1-3. Purpose and construction. 4-1-4. Exclusiveness of offenses. 4-1-5. Civil liability unaffected. 4-1-6. Prosecution for multiple offenses. 4-1-7. Limitation. 4-1-8. Included offenses. 4-1-9. Double jeopardy. 4-1-10. Burden and presumption of innocence. 4-1-11. Negating defenses. 4-1-12. Presumptions of fact). Ch. 2. Principles of criminal responsibility (4-2-1. Acts and omissions to act. 4-2-2. Culpability - general requirements. 4-2-3. Causal relationships between conduct and result. 4-2-4. Ignorance or mistake. 4-2-5. Liability for conduct of another. 4-2-6. Corporations and unincorporated associations. 4-2-7. Intoxication. 4-2-8. Duress. 4-2-9. Consent. 4-2-10. Entrapment. 4-2-11. Mental disease or defect. 4-2-12. Justification. 4-2-13. Force in defense of persons. 4-2-14. Force in arrest. 4-2-15. Deadly force by law enforcement officer. 4-2-16. Force in defense of habitation. 4-2-17. Force in defense of property. 4-2-18. Justification of a defense; civil remedies). Ch. 3. Sentences and punishments (4-3-1. Sentencing in general. 4-3-2. Designation of offenses. 4-3-3. Class of offense not specified. 4-3-4. General principles. 4-3-5. Sentences and combinations of sentences; civil penalties. 4-3-6. Maximum fines and other monies. 4-3-7. Payment of fines and other monies. 4-3-8. Decision to impose a fine. 4-3-9. Concurrent and consecutive sentences. 4-3-10. Credit. 4-3-11. Reduction of sentences. 4-3-12. Sentencing proceeding. 4-3-13. Suspension of sentence and probation. 4-3-14. Period of suspension of probation; modification. 4-3-15. Violation of terms of suspension or probation. 4-3-16. Order removing disqualification or disability based on conviction. 4-3-17. Final judgment. 4-3-18. Eligibility for parole. 4-3-19. Petition for parole. 4-3-20. Consideration of parole. 4-3-21. Powers over paroles). Ch. 4. Offenses (4-4-1. Attempt. 4-4-2. Criminal conspiracy. 4-4-3. Solicitation. 4-4-4. Simple assault. 4-4-5. Aggravated assault. 4-4-6. Mayhem. 4-4-7. Terroristic threats. 4-4-8. Criminal homicide. 4-4-9. Vehicular homicide. 4-4-10. Causing a suicide. 4-4-11. Aiding or soliciting a suicide. 4-4-12. Kidnapping. 4-4-13. False imprisonment. 4-4-14. Custodial interference. 4-4-15. Criminal coercion. 4-4-16. Rape. 4-4-17. Unlawful sexual intercourse. 4-4-18. Deviate sexual intercourse. 4-4-19. Sexual assault. 4-4-20. Indecent exposure. 4-4-21. Illicit cohabitation. 4-4-22. Provisions applicable to sexual offenses. 4-4-23. Arson. 4-4-24. Reckless burning. 4-4-25. Causing a catastrophe. 4-4-26. Criminal mischief. 4-4-27. Burglary. 4-4-28. Burglary of a vehicle. 4-4-29. Aggravated trespass. 4-4-30. Simple trespass. 4-4-31. Robbery. 4-4-32. Consolidation of theft offenses; general provisions. 4-4-33. Grading of theft offenses. 4-4-34. Theft of property. 4-4-35 Theft by deception. 4-4-36. Theft by extortion. 4-4-37. Theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake. 4-4-38. Theft by receiving stolen property. 4-4-39. Theft of services. 4-4-40. Theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received. 4-4-41. Unauthorized use of a vehicle. 4-4-42. Definitions applicable to theft offenses. 4-4-43. Forgery. 4-4-44. Criminal simulation. 4-4-45. Fraudulent handling of recordable instruments. 4-4-46. Tampering with records. 4-4-47. Bad checks. 4-4-48. Fraudulent use of credit card. 4-4-49. Deceptive business practice. 4-4-50. Commercial bribery. 4-4-51. Rigging a contest. 4-4-52. Defrauding creditors. 4-4-53. Unlawful dealing with property by a fiduciary. 4-4-54. Securing execution of documents by deception. 4-4-55. Making a false credit report. 4-4-56. Criminal usury. 4-4-57. Bigamy. 4-4-58. Incest. 4-4-59. Adultery. 4-4-60. Fornication. 4-4-61. Criminal nonsupport. 4-4-62. Endangering the welfare of a child. 4-4-63. Abortion. 4-4-64. Failure to send children to school. 4-4-65. Bribery in official matters. 4-4-66. Improper influence in official matters. 4-4-67. Compensation for past official behavior. 4-4-68. Retaliation for past official action. 4-4-69. Improper gifts to public servants. 4-4-70. Official misconduct. 4-4-71. Unofficial misconduct. 4-4-72. Official oppression. 4-4-73. Special influence. 4-4-74. Misusing public money. 4-4-75. Perjury. 4-4-76. False swearing. 4-4-77. Unsworn falsification. 4-4-78. False alarms. 4-4-79. Tampering with witnesses. 4-4-80. Tampering with evidence. 4-4-81. Tampering with public records. 4-4-82. Impersonating a public servant. 4-4-83. Definitions applicable to this part. 4-4-84. Obstructing governmental function. 4-4-85. Resisting arrest. 4-4-86. Obstructing justice. 4-4-87. Refusing to aid an officer. 4-4-88. Escape. 4-4-89. Providing contraband. 4-4-90. Bail jumping. 4-4-91. Doing business without a license. 4-4-92. Tampering with public property. 4-4-93. Injuring public property. 4-4-94. Failure to obey a lawful order of the court. 4-4-95. Riot. 4-4-96. Failure to disperse. 4-4-97. Disorderly conduct. 4-4-98. False reports. 4-4-99. Harassment. 4-4-100. Emergency telephone abuse. 4-4-101. Disrupting. 4-4-102. Desecration. 4-4-103. Abusing a corpse. 4-4-104. Cruelty to animals. 4-4-105. Violation of privacy. 4-4-106. Criminal defamation. 4-4-107. Intoxication. 4-4-108. Possession of an alcoholic beverage by a person under 21. 4-4-109. Prostitution. 4-4-110. Spreading venereal disease. 4-4-111. Obscenity. 4-4-112. Gambling. 4-4-113. Weapons offense. 4-4-114. Aggravated weapons offense. 4-4-115. Dangerous devices. 4-4-116. Tobacco offense. 4-4-117. Abuse of psychotoxic chemical solvents. 4-4-118. Drug abuse. 4-4-119. Waters offense. 4-4-120. Public nuisance. 4-4-121. Business fraud. 4-4-122. Contributing to the delinquency of a minor. 4-4-123. Curfew violation. 4-4-124. Fireworks offense. 4-4-125. Littering. 4-4-126. Livestock offense. 4-4-127. Welfare offense). (90 pgs.).
Title V. Zuni Tribal Police Code. (5-1-1. Authority over police function. 5-1-2. Director of the Law and Order Division. 5-1-3. Chief of Police. 5-1-4. Appointment and qualification of police officers. 5-1-5. Duties of tribal policemen. 5-1-6. Dismissal of police. 5-1-7. Deputizing. 5-1-8. Police training). (4 pgs.).
Title VI. Zuni Traffic Code. (6-1-1. Definitions. 6-1-2. Driving while license is suspended or revoked. 6-1-3. Careless driving. 6-1-4. Reckless driving. 6-1-5. Driving while intoxicated. 6-1-6. Duties of drivers involved in accidents involving deaths or personal injuries. 6-1-7. Duty upon striking unattended vehicles. 6-1-8. Duty upon striking highway fixtures. 6-1-9. When driver unable to report. 6-1-10. Driver's license in possession. 6-1-11. Permitting unauthorized person to drive. 6-1-12. Traffic control and signal devices. 6-1-13. Following too closely. 6-1-14. Stopping for school bus. 6-1-15. Entering public road from private road. 6-1-16. Right of way at intersection. 6-1-17. Failure to stop at stop sign and yielding right of way. 6-1-18. Driving on right side. 6-1-19. Passing oncoming vehicles. 6-1-20. Passing and turning on curve or crest. 6-1-21. Safety inspection stickers. 6-1-22. Unsafe vehicles. 6-1-23. Speed limits. 6-1-24. When lights are required to be on. 6-1-25. Pedestrians. 6-1-26. Throwing trash on roads and roadways. 6-1-27. Overtime parking. 6-1-28. Illegal parking. 6-1-29. Removal of illegally stopped, parked or wrecked vehicles. 6-1-30. Penalties. 6-1-31. Adoption of New Mexico rules and regulations. 6-1-31.1. Blood-alcohol test directed by police, judicial, or probation officer persons qualified to perform tests relief from civil and criminal liability. 6-1-31.2. Blood-alcohol tests police, judicial or probation officer unauthorized to make arrest or direct test except in performance of official duties authorized by law. 6-1-31.3. Implied consent ordinance (short title). 6-1-31.4. Implied consent to submit to chemical test. 6-1-31.5. Consent of person incapable of refusal not withdrawn. 6-1-31.6. Administration of chemical test-payment of costs-additional tests. 6-1-31.7. Use of chemical tests in criminal actions or civil actions presumptions of intoxication. 6-1-31.8. Refusal to submit to chemical test revocation of license or privilege to drive. 6-1-31.9. Reinstatement of Zuni driving privileges. 6-1-32. Motor vehicle registration plates. 6-1-33. Parties to a crime. 6-1-34. Rules of the road. 6-1-35. Intoxicated persons; motor vehicles. 6-1-36. Limitation on backing. 6-1-37. One way street. 6-1-38. Application of traffic code). (16 pgs.).
Title VII. Zuni Game and Fish Code. Ch. 1. General (7-1-1. Statement of policy. 7-1-2. Definitions). Ch. 2. The Zuni Game and Fish Department (7-2-1. Zuni Game and Fish Department. 7-2-2. Rangers of the Zuni Game and Fish Department). Ch. 3. Proclamations and regulations (7-3-1. Proclamations. 7-3-2. Publication of proclamation. 7-3-3. Additional regulations). Ch. 4. Licenses, tags and permits (7-4-1. Hunting license requirement - members of the Zuni Tribe. 7-4-2. Hunting license requirement - non-members of the Zuni Tribe. 7-4-3. Fishing license requirement. 7-4-4. License categories. 7-4-5. Permits and tags. 7-4-6. Sales of licenses, permits and tags. 7-4-7. Hunter safety required). Ch. 5. Offenses, penalties and procedures (7-5-1. Penalties and procedures. 7-5-2. Enforcement. 7-5-3. Offenses). (14 pgs.).
Title VIII. Zuni Exclusion and Removal Code. (8-1-1. Statement of legislative determination and intent. 8-1-2. Persons subject to exclusion and removal. 8-1-3. Grounds for exclusion and removal. 8-1-4. Proceeding for exclusion and removal. 8-1-5. Emergency exclusion and removal. 8-1-6. Hearing on exclusion and removal in non-emergency situations. 8-1-7. Review of orders of exclusion and removal. 8-1-8. Enforcement of orders of exclusion and removal). Resolution No. M70-81-L150. Ordinance Section 8-1-9 - Application for Readmission to Reservation. (7 pgs.).
Title IX. Zuni Children's Code. Ch. 1. General provisions (9-1-1. Title. 9-1-2. Purpose, construction and severability. 9-1-3. Definitions). Ch. 2. Standards for the protection and benefit of children (9-2-1. Best interests of the child. 9-2-2. Placement priorities. 9-2-3. Shelter standards. 9-2-4. Duty to report abuse and neglect. 9-2-5. Records maintenance and protection. 9-2-6. Confidentiality. 9-2-7. Confidentiality of detention. 9-2-8. Fingerprints and photographs). Ch. 3. Children s court (9-3-1. Children s Court, establishment and jurisdiction. 9-3-2. Powers of the Children s Court. 9-3-3. Personnel in court proceedings. 9-3-4. Transfer to Tribal Court of alleged juvenile offender. 9-3-5. Adults. 9-3-6. Retention of jurisdiction. 9-3-7. Enforcement of foreign judgements and orders. 9-3-8. Investigations and reports. 9-3-9. Medical examinations). Ch. 4. Procedures (9-4-1. Rules of procedure. 9-4-2. Commencement of action. 9-4-3. Petition. 9-4-4. Summons. 9-4-5. Manner of service of court orders. 9-4-6. Service time requirement. 9-4-7. Warrants and orders for custody. 9-4-8. Contempt of court. 9-4-9. Civil procedures. 9-4-10. Conduct of hearings. 9-4-11. Standard of proof. 9-4-12. Consolidation. 9-4-13. Amendment of pleadings - postponements. 9-4-14. Special rules of procedure traffic, fish and game, boating laws. 9-4-15. Presence of child, parent, guardian, or custodian. 9-4-16. Modification, revocation or extension of an order. 9-4-17. Judgement. 9-4-18. Computation of time. 9-4-19. Guardian ad litem/CASA). Ch. 5. Rights of parties (9-5-1. Due process guaranteed. 9-5-2. Parties; intervention. 9-5-3. Right to participate in proceedings). Ch. 6. Juvenile offender provisions (9-6-1. Taking a minor into custody. 9-6-2. Advisement of rights. 9-6-3. Release of minor from custody. 9-6-4. Questioning of minor in custody. 9-6-5. Petition. 9-6-6. Preliminary inquiry. 9-6-7. Continuation of detention or shelter care. 9-6-8. Mediation. 9-6-9. Hearing on the petition (adjudication)). Ch. 7. Minor-in-need-of-care provisions (9-7-1. Taking a minor into custody. 9-7-3. Petition. 9-7-4. Preliminary inquiry. 9-7-5. Consideration of shelter care. 9-7-6. Mediation. 9-7-7. Hearing on the petition (adjudication)). Ch. 8. Disposition (9-8-1. Pre-dispositional report. 9-8-2. Dispositional hearing. 9-8-3. Juvenile offender - dispositions. 9-8-4. Minor-in-need-of-care dispositions. 9-8-5. Conditions set by court. 9-8-6. Off-reservation agreements. 9-8-7. Review of disposition. 9-8-8. Probation revocation hearing. 9-8-9. Final order). Ch. 9. Periodic review of placements (9-9-1. Definitions. 9-9-2. Periodic review of placement; periodic review. 9-9-3. Permanency hearing; disposition. 9-9-4. Procedures for review hearing. 9-9-5. Periodic reviews after permanency planning hearing. 9-9-6. Permanency placement reports and recommendations). Ch. 10. Cessation of parental rights (9-10-1. Purpose. 9-10-2. Enrollment and inheritance status. 9-10-3. Grounds for involuntary cessation. 9-10-4. Reports. 9-10-5. Appointment of guardian ad litem. 9-10-6. Hearing. 9-10-7. Judgement. 9-10-8. Appeal. 9-10-9. Voluntary cessation of parental rights. 9-10-10. Interpreter for voluntary cessation of parental rights and consent to adoption). Ch. 11. Adoption (9-11-1. Who may adopt, conditions and notice. 9-11-2. Who may be adopted. 9-11-3. Petition. 9-11-4. Investigative report. 9-11-5. Consent to adoption. 9-11-6. Procedure for signing the consent to adopt. 9-11-7. Withdrawal of consent to adopt. 9-11-8. Hearing on adoption. 9-11-9. Contents of adoption order. 9-11-10. Adoptive birth certificate; release of original certificate. 9-11-11. Name and legal status of adopted child. 9-11-12. Adoption records). Ch. 12. Compulsory school attendance (9-12-1. Compulsory school attendance; responsibility. 9-12-2. Traditional religious participation or healing. 9-12-3. School attendance of students who are not tribal members. 9-12-4. Enforcement of attendance law). Ch. 13. Emancipation (9-13-1. Requirements. 9-13-2. Procedure for emancipation). Ch. 14. Establishment of parentage and support (9-14-1. Child s right to support. 9-14-2. Establishing parentage. 9-14-3. Proceedings to establish parentage and compel support). Ch. 15. Appeal (9-15-1. Procedure. 9-15-2. Stay pending appeal). (49 pgs.).
Title X. Zuni Disturbance Code. (10-1-1. Declaration of policy. 10-1-2. Definitions. 10-1-3. Prohibited acts. 10-1-4. Enforcement. 10-1-5. Other code provisions. 10-1-6. Jurisdiction). (4 pgs.).
Title XI. Paternity and Child Support Enforcement Act. Resolution No. M70-2010-C127 (December 2, 2010). Resolution No. M70-2014-0037 (April 7, 2014). Ch. 7. Paternity (11-7-1. Paternity Proceedings; General Provisions. 11-7-2. Who May Initiate a Paternity Proceeding. 11-7-3. Presumption of Paternity. 11-7-4. Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity. 11-7-5. Evidence in a Paternity Action. 11-7-6. Genetic Testing. 11-7-7. Reporting Paternity Results. 11-7-8. Locating Custodial and Non-Custodial Parents). Ch. 8. Child Support (11-8-1. Child Support Proceedings; General Provisions. 11-8-2. Reponsibility for Child Support. 11-8-3. Responsibility for Child Support. 11-8-4. Child Support Guidelines. 11-8-5. Child Support Order. 11-8-6. Voluntary Agreement. 11-8-7. Assignment of Child Support Rights. 11-8-8. Income Withholding. 11-8-9. Enforcement of Child Support Orders. 11-8-10. Adjustment of Child Support Orders). Ch. 9. General Provisions (11-9-1. Application; Jurisdiction; Court Rules. 11-9-2. Definitions. 11-9-3. Establishment of Zuni Child Support Program. 11-9-4. Full Faith and Credit. 11-9-5. Sovereign Immunity). (17 pgs.). (April 7, 2014).
Title XI, Part 2. Domestic Violence Code. Resolution No. M70-2001-B040. Ch.1. General Provisions (11.2-1-1. Purpose. 11.2-1-2. Policy. 11.2-1-3. Definitions. 11.2-1-4. Written Policies and Procedures). Ch. 2. Criminal Procedures and Penalties (11.2-2-1. Crime of Domestic Violence. 11.2-2-2. Duties of Police Officer to Victim of Domestic Violence; Required Notice to Victim. 11.2-2-3. Mandatory Arrest. 11.2-2-4. Primary Aggressor; Dual Arrest. 11.2-2-5. Mandatory Investigative Report. 11.2-2-6. Incident Report. 11.2-2-7. Authority of Police Officers to Seize Weapons. 11.2-2-8. Filing a Criminal Complaint for Domestic Violence.11.2-2-9. Twenty-Four Hour Hold Following Arrest. 11.2-2-10. Conditions of Release. 11.2-2-11. Required Records. 11.2-2-12. Criminal Case Shall Not be Dismissed Because Civil Compromise is Reached. 11.2-2.13. Penalties for Crime of Domestic Violence. 11.2-2.14. Probation. 11.2-2-15. Spousal Privileges Inapplicable). Ch. 3. Civil Orders of Protection (11.2-3-1. Eligible Petitioners. 11.2-3-2. Standard Forms; Clerical Assitance; Fee Waivers. 11.2-3-3. Ex Parte Emergency Orders of Protection; Available Relief; Availability of Judge; Expiration of Order. 11.2-3-4. Temporary Order of Protection; Hearing. 11.2-3-5. Final Orders of Protection. 11.2-3-6. Modification of Orders of Protection. 11.2-3-7. Extension of Final Order of Protection. 11.2-3-8. Effect of Action by Petitioner or Respondent on Order. 11.2-3-9. Violation of an Order of Protection. 11.2-3-10. Time for Filing. 11.2-3-11. Mutual Orders of Protection. 11.2-3-12. Continuing Duty to Inform Court; Other Proceedings; Omission of Petitioner's Address. 11.2-3-13. Full Faith and Credit). Ch. 4. Violence Against Domestic Violence Advocates and Volunteers (11.2-4-1. Purpose. 11.2-4-2. Implied Consent. 11.2-4-3. Penalties. 11.2-4-4. Criminal Law Applicability; Referral for Criminal Action; Duty of Civil Court Clerk). (18 pgs.). (October 4, 2001).
Title XIII. Election Code. Resolution No. M70-84-S142. Ch. 1. Regular Elections (13-1-.1 Purpose. 13-1-2. Election Board. 13-1-3. Nominations and Primary Elections. 13-1-4. Poll Officials. 13-1-5. Voter Qualifications. 13-1-6. Ballots. 13-1-8. Absentee Voting. 13-1-9. Duties of Poll Officials and Voters. 13-1-10. Handling of Special Circumstances.13-1-11. Canvas of Election Results. 13-1-12. Contests of Election Results). Ch. 2. Special Elections. Ch. 3. Recall Petitions and Elections (13-3-1. Recall Petitions. 13-3-2. Delivery of Petition. 13-3-3. Recall Election Board). Ch. 4. Referendum Petitions and Elections. Ch. 5. Court Review. Ch. 6. Succession (13-6-1. Governor. 13-6-2. Lieutenant Governor. 13-6-3. Head Councilman. 13-6-4. Lietuenant Governor's Councilman. 13-6-5. Councilman). Ch. 7. Penalties. Ch. 8. Miscellaneous. (20 pgs). (August 15, 1984).
Title XIII. Election Code Amendment. Resolution No. M70-2014-Q057. Amendments (13-1-3A. Qualifcation for Office. 13-1-3B. Code of Ethics). Governor, Lt. Governor, and Tribal Council Code of Ethics (I. Preamble. II. Purpose. III. Definitions. IV. Conduct. V. Conflict of Interest. VI. Abuse of Power. VII. Confidential Information. VIII. Gifts. IX. Use of Public Property. X. Ethics Violations; Ethics Hearings; Penalties and Consequences. XI. Ethics Committee. XII. Applicability. XIII. Effective Date. XIV. Offenses of Moral Turpitude. XVII. Sanctions and Penalties. Ethics Code Acknowledgement Form). (12 pgs.). (June 4. 2014).
[Table of Contents created by NILL in August 2015, based on materials available on tribe's website and print copy of code received in 1988.]