INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. VI, Laws     (Compiled from February 10, 1939 to January 13, 1971)

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1946
Chap. 84 | Chap. 110 | Chap. 143 | Chap. 199 | Chap. 210 | Chap. 247 | Chap. 263 | Chap. 279 | Chap. 378 | Chap. 460 | Chap. 467 | Chap. 475 | Chap. 515 | Chap. 516 | Chap. 529 | Chap. 530 | Chap. 544 | Chap. 591 | Chap. 701 | Chap. 753 | Chap. 754 | Chap. 770 | Chap. 788 | Chap. 802 | Chap. 874 | Chap. 907 | Chap. 917 | Chap. 929 | Chap. 930 | Chap. 933 | Chap. 944 | Chap. 947 | Chap. 959 | Chap. 965

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Chapter 279
May 31, 1946 [S. 1305] |  [Public Law 394] 60 Stat. 229

AN ACT
To confer jurisdiction on the State of North Dakota over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Devils Lake Indian Reservation.

Margin Notes
Chap. 279 Devils Lake Indian Reservation. Jurisdiction over offenses.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction is hereby conferred on the State of North Dakota over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Devils Lake Indian Reservation in North Dakota to the same extent as its courts have jurisdiction generally over offenses committed within said State outside of Indian reservations: Provided, however, That nothing herein contained shall deprive the courts of the United States of jurisdiction over offenses

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defined by the laws of the United States committed by or against Indians on said reservation, nor shall anything herein contained deprive any Indian of any protection afforded by Federal law, contract, or treaty against the taxation or alienation of any restricted property.

Approved, May 31, 1946.


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