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25 U.S. Code § 5391 - Civil actions

(a) Contract defined

For the purposes of section 5331 of this title, the term “contract” shall include compacts and funding agreements entered into under this subchapter.

(b) Applicability of certain laws

Section 81 of this title and section 5123 of this title, shall not apply to attorney and other professional contracts entered into by Indian tribes participating in self-governance under this subchapter.

(c) References

All references in this chapter to section 5201 of this title are hereby deemed to include section 82a of this title.

Editorial Notes
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (c), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 93–638, Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2203, known as the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 5301 of this title and Tables.


Section was formerly classified to section 458aaa–10 of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.