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motions. 7 General rules of pleading. 8 Capacity. 9 Form of pleadings and motions. 10 Signing of pleadings. 11 Defenses and objections. 12 Counter claim and set-off. 13 Amended and supplemental
Interrogatories to parties
and depositions pending
action. 15 Depositions to perpetuate
testimony. 16 Persons before whom deposi
tions may be taken. 17 Depositions upon oral exami
nation. 18 Depositions of witnesses upon
written interrogatories. 19 Effect of errors and irregu
larities in depositions.
20 Calls on departments or agen
cies of the Government.
amendment of findings.
(a) Claims within the jurisdiction of the Indian Claims Commission of the United States (60 Stat. 1049), hereafter referred to in this part as the Commission, may be presented by any Indian tribe, band or other identifiable group of American Indians.
(b) Claims by Indian tribes, bands or groups which have tribal organizations recognized by the Secretary of the Interior as having authority to represent such tribe, band or group shall be filed and presented by the duly appointed or elected officers of such organization, except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section.
(c) Where by virtue of fraud, collusion or laches on the part of a recognized tribal organization a claim has not been presented (or has not been included as part of a presented claim), any member of such tribe, band or group may file claim on behalf of all the other members of such tribe, band or group upon complying with the provisions of Sec. 8 (a).
(d) Claims on behalf of any unorganized tribe, band or other identifiable group may be filed by any member of such tribe, band or identifiable group as the representative of all its members.
(e) Parties filing claims before the Commission shall be designated as the plaintiffs and the United States shall be designated as the respondent or defendant.
(a) A claim shall be commenced by the filing of a petition with the Commission.
(b) Twenty printed copies of each petition shall be filed. The Commission on motion accompanying a typewritten petition assigning good and sufficient cause, may waive or postpone printing of the petition. When printing of the petition is waived 8 legible typewritten copies thereof shall be filed.