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(A) The judgment and order of the Tribal Court determining the existence or nonexistence of the parent and child relationship shall be determinative for all purposes.

(B) If the judgment and order of the Tribal Court is at variance with the child’s birth certificate, the Tribal Court shall order that an amended birth certificate be issued.

(C) The judgment and order shall contain other appropriate provisions directed to the appropriate parties to the proceeding, concerning the duty of current and future support, the extent of any liability for past support furnished to the child if that issue is before the Tribal Court; the furnishing of bond or other security for the payment of the judgment; or any other matter in the best interest of the child. The judgment and order may direct the father to pay the reasonable expenses of the mother’s pregnancy and confinement.

(D) Support judgments and orders shall be for periodic payments, which may vary in amount. The Tribal Court may limit the father’s liability for the past support to the child to the proportion of the expenses already incurred as the Tribal Court deems just. The Tribal Court shall not limit or affect in any manner the right of nonparties to seek reimbursement for support and other services previously furnished to the child.

(E) After considering all relevant factors, the Tribal Court shall order either or both parents to pay an amount of support determined pursuant to this article.

(F) On the same basis as provided in Article IV of this chapter, the Tribal Court shall make residential provisions with regard to minor children of the parties, except that a parenting plan shall not be required unless requested by a party.

(G) In any dispute between the natural parents of a child and a person or persons who have (1) commenced adoption proceedings or who have been granted an order of adoption, and (2) pursuant to a court order, or placement by the Tribe’s Department of Human Services or by a licensed agency, have had actual custody of the child for a period of one (1) year or more before court action is commenced by the natural parent or parents, the Tribal Court shall consider the best interest and welfare of the child, including the child’s need for situational stability, in determining the matter of custody, and the parent or person who is more fit shall have the superior right to custody. [Res. 09-R-062 Title 2 § (6)(H), 4/30/2009.]