INDEX

to Title 7 of the Navajo Nation Code

Courts and Procedure

 

First note these important amending resolutions:

CD-94-85  Judicial Reform Act of 1985
CO-72-03  Comprehensive Amendments to 101 - 853, Oct 24, 2003

 

101. Signature defined

102. Navajo Nation Council defined

103. District Courts defined See CAU-49-89

201. Establishment;  composition

202. Seals of Courts

203. [Reserved]

204. Law applicable

205. Record of proceedings

206. Cooperation of Navajo Nation, federal and state employees

251. Composition

252. [Reserved]

253. Jurisdiction--Generally.  Background: CF-19-80.

253a. Long-Arm Civil Jurisdiction and Service of Process Act. Enacting Resolution: CJA-02-01

254. Territorial jurisdiction

255. Writs or orders

256. Temporary or preliminary injunctive relief

257. Sovereign immunity of the Navajo Nation

291. Establishment

292. Composition

301. Composition and location

302. Jurisdiction--Generally

303. Writs or orders

351. Salaries

352. Removal from office

353. Retirement

354. Qualifications for judicial appointment

355. Appointment;  term of office

356. Probationary term

357. Evaluation

371. Administrative duties

372. Acting Chief Justice

373. Residence

374. Oath of Office

401. Judicial Branch personnel policies and procedures

409. Establishment

410. Purposes

411. Responsibility and authority

412. Personnel

413. Legislative oversight

421. Establishment

422. Purposes and powers

423. Composition and personnel

424. Legislative oversight

601. Court rules;  authority to adopt

602. Limitation of actions

603. Action in name of Navajo Nation;  authority to bring

604. Notice and opportunity to appear

605. Witnesses

606. Legal counsel;  right of representation;  unauthorized practice of law

607. Extradition

621. Repossession of consumer goods

622. Violation--Penalty

623. Civil liability

624. Severability

631. Action against provider of an alcoholic beverage

651. Right to jury trial

652. Lists of jurors;  preparation

653. Number of jurors

654. Eligibility of jurors

655. Challenges to jury

656. Instructions to jury

657. Verdict of jury

658. Jurors' fees

701. Judgment--Form and contents

702. Rendition

703. Lawful debt in proceedings to distribute decedents' estates

704. [Reserved]

705. Writs of execution--Generally

706. Issuance;  contents

707. Return

708. Appraisal of property seized

709. Notice and public sale of property seized;  proceeds;  bill of sale

710. Private sale of property seized;  delivery of unsold property to plaintiff or return to defendant

711. Property subject to execution and property exempt from execution

712. Execution prior to judgment

751. Security for costs

752. Assessment of costs

753. Fees and fines;  collection and disposition

801. Appeal from final judgment or order

802. [Reserved]

803. Scope of the appeal

804. Proceedings on appeal

851. Construction

852. Amendment

853. Severability

 

Navajo Nation Arbitration Act  (See also CJA-05-07 Amendments to Navajo Sovereign Immunity Act, 1 N.N.C. 554; and Navajo Nation Arbitration Act, 7 N.N.C. 1108 and 111, Jan 25, 2007)

1101. Short title

1102. Jurisdiction

1103. Written agreement to submit controversy to arbitration is valid

1104. Duty of court on application of party to arbitrate

1105. When court may appoint arbitrators

1106. Qualification of arbitrators

1107. Powers of arbitrators

1108. Notice and hearing

1109. Right to be represented by attorney or Navajo tribal court advocate;  effect of waiver

1110. Authority of arbitrators to issue subpoenas and administer oaths;  service of subpoenas;  depositions;  compelling person to testify

1111. Award of arbitrators

1112. Modification of award

1113. Expenses and fees for arbitrators

1114. Confirmation of an arbitration award by court

1115. When court may vacate award

1116. When court may modify or correct award

1117. Judgment upon granting order confirming, modifying or correcting award;  costs and disbursements

1118. Application to court to be by motion;  notice and hearing to be in manner provided by law

1119. Appeals