The Board's Jurisdiction In General

In general, the Board exercises the authority of the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to issue decisions in (1) appeals in Indian probate matters, (2) appeals from decisions of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, (3) appeals in Indian Self-Determination Act pre-award disputes, and (4) other matters relating to Indians which are referred to it by the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, or the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals.

Links to Additional Topics on the Board's Jurisdiction

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