CTGR Constitution, Article IV, Section 3, The Tribal Court shall be empowered to exercise all judicial authority of the Tribe. Said authority shall include but not be limited to enforcement of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 and the American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978 as well as the power to review and overturn tribal legislative and executive actions for violation of this Constitution or the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968.

Tribal Court Ordinance, Tribal Code Section 3.10(d),

SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION

The Court shall have jurisdiction over all civil actions where there are sufficient contacts with the Grand Ronde Reservation upon which to base jurisdiction, consistent with the Constitution and laws of the Tribe and the United States. It is the intent of this paragraph to authorize the broadest exercise of jurisdiction consistent with these limitations. Without limiting the foregoing, the Court shall have jurisdiction over the following matters: proceedings involving the Tribe’s custody of children; contracts to which the Tribe is a party; appeals from denials of hunting, fishing, or gathering privileges by the Fish and Wildlife Committee, appeals from appeal able decisions of the Education Committee; and issues delegated to the Court by Ordinance.

PERSONAL JURISDICTION

The scope of the Court’s civil jurisdiction over any person or entity shall extend to any person or entity who has sufficient contacts with the Grand Ronde Reservation upon which to base jurisdiction consistent with the Constitution and laws of the Tribe and the Untied States. It is the intent of this paragraph to authorize the broadest exercise of jurisdiction consistent with these limitations. Without limiting the foregoing, the Court’s jurisdiction shall extend to individuals whose conduct threatens or has some effect on the political integrity, the economic security, or the health and welfare of the Tribe.