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A. The Court shall have the authority to review, decide and determine appeals of administrative decisions or actions of officials of the Osage Nation government acting within an executive capacity. The Court shall not have the authority to review any act of the Osage Nation Congress.

B. Notwithstanding any other provision of the Osage Nation Code (ONC) to the contrary, reviews of such administrative decisions or actions shall be brought before the Court by the filing of a simple complaint with the Court setting forth the action or decision involved and the reasons for the plaintiff’s appeal. The Court shall then order the entire administrative record of the matter to be furnished to the Court by the Osage Nation governmental entity involved in such a decision and appeal. The Court shall then proceed under its regular and customary Rules of Civil Procedure, except that such cases shall be tried on appeal with a hearing de novo before the Court and no jury trial shall be permitted.

C. The judgment of the Court shall be final and unappealable to any other court or administrative entity unless a federal program is involved where federal law is to the contrary. In any such instance, the plaintiff or moving party must first exhaust all Osage Nation remedies before lodging any appeal to any such other non-Osage Nation entity. ONCA 11-41, eff. Apr. 12, 2011.