25 CFR 170.935 - How does a direct service tribe begin the alternative dispute resolution process?
(a) To begin the ADR process, a direct service tribe must write to the BIA Regional Director or the Chief of BIA Division of Transportation. The letter must:
(1) Ask to begin one of the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) procedures in the Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996, 5 U.S.C. 571-583 (ADR Act); and
(2) Explain the factual and legal basis for the dispute.
(b) ADR proceedings will be governed by procedures in the ADR Act and the implementing regulations.