Executive Order 11435--Designating the Secretary of the Interior to accept on behalf of the United States retrocession by any State of certain criminal and civil jurisdiction over Indian country
Source: The provisions of Executive Order 11435 of Nov. 21, 1968, appear at 33 FR 17339, 3 CFR, 1966-1970 Comp., p. 754, unless otherwise noted.
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 465 of the Revised Statutes (25 U.S.C. 9) and as President of the United States, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President or of any other officer of the United States, any and all authority conferred upon the United States by section 403(a) of the Act of April 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 79 (25 U.S.C. 1323(a)): Provided, That acceptance of retrocession of all or any measure of civil or criminal jurisdiction, or both, by the Secretary hereunder shall be effected by publication in the Federal Register of a notice which shall specify the jurisdiction retroceded and the effective date of the retrocession: Provided further, That acceptance of such retrocession of criminal jurisdiction shall be effected only after consultation by the Secretary with the Attorney General.