U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1152. Laws Governing

     Except as otherwise expressly provided by law, the general laws of the United States as to the punishment of offenses committed in any place within the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the United States, except the District of Columbia, shall extend to the Indian country.

     This section shall not extend to offenses committed by one Indian against the person or property of another Indian, nor to any Indian committing any offense in the Indian country who has been punished by the local law of the tribe, or to any case where, by treaty stipulations, the exclusive jurisdiction over such offenses is or may be secured to the Indian tribes respectively.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 757.)

Historical and Revision Notes

     Based on sections 215, 217, 218 of title 25, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Indians (R.S. 2144, 2145, 2146; Feb. 18, 1875, ch. 80, §§ 1, 18 Stat. 318).

     Section consolidates said sections 217 and 218 of title 25, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Indians, and omits section 215 of said title as covered by the consolidation.

     See reviser’s note under section 1153 of this title as to effect of consolidation of sections 548 and 549 of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed.

     Minor changes were made in translations and phraseology.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in sections 1162, 3598, 4042, 5032 of this title; title 25 sections 1725, 2442, 2802.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 1152. Laws Governing," U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed February 3, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8P45HS91EJBQI7V.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 1152. Laws Governing." U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 3 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8P45HS91EJBQI7V.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 1152. Laws Governing' in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 3 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8P45HS91EJBQI7V.