25 CFR 170.934 - Are alternative dispute resolution procedures available?

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§ 170.934 Are alternative dispute resolution procedures available?
(a) Federal agencies should use mediation, conciliation, arbitration, and other techniques to resolve disputes brought by IRR Program beneficiaries. The goal of these alternative dispute resolution (ADR) procedures is to provide an inexpensive and expeditious forum to resolve disputes. Federal agencies should resolve disputes at the lowest possible staff level and in a consensual manner whenever possible.
(b) Except as required in 25 CFR part 900 and part 1000, tribes operating under a self-determination contract or self-governance agreement are entitled to use dispute resolution techniques prescribed in:
(1) The ADR Act, 5 U.S.C. 571-583;
(2) The Contract Disputes Act, 41 U.S.C. 601-613; and
(3) The Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act and the implementing regulations (including for non-construction the mediation and alternative dispute resolution options listed in 25 U.S.C. 4501 (model contract section (b)(12)).

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  • 2014-12-19; vol. 79 # 244 - Friday, December 19, 2014
    1. 79 FR 76192 - Tribal Transportation Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Indian Affairs
      Proposed rule.
      Comments on this rule must be received by March 20, 2015. Comments on the information collections contained in this proposed regulation are separate from those on the substance of the rule. Comments on the information collection burden should be received by January 20, 2015 to ensure consideration, but must be received no later than February 17, 2015.
      25 CFR Part 170