25 CFR 151.3 - Land acquisition policy.

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§ 151.3 Land acquisition policy.
Land not held in trust or restricted status may only be acquired for an individual Indian or a tribe in trust status when such acquisition is authorized by an act of Congress. No acquisition of land in trust status, including a transfer of land already held in trust or restricted status, shall be valid unless the acquisition is approved by the Secretary.
(a) Subject to the provisions contained in the acts of Congress which authorize land acquisitions, land may be acquired for a tribe in trust status:
(1) When the property is located within the exterior boundaries of the tribe's reservation or adjacent thereto, or within a tribal consolidation area; or
(2) When the tribe already owns an interest in the land; or
(3) When the Secretary determines that the acquisition of the land is necessary to facilitate tribal self-determination, economic development, or Indian housing.
(b) Subject to the provisions contained in the acts of Congress which authorize land acquisitions or holding land in trust or restricted status, land may be acquired for an individual Indian in trust status:
(1) When the land is located within the exterior boundaries of an Indian reservation, or adjacent thereto; or
(2) When the land is already in trust or restricted status.

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  • 2013-11-13; vol. 78 # 219 - Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    1. 78 FR 67928 - Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Indian Affairs
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on December 13, 2013.
      25 CFR Part 151

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U.S. Code: Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 25 - INDIANS
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Title 25 published on 2013-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 25 CFR 151 after this date.

  • 2013-11-13; vol. 78 # 219 - Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    1. 78 FR 67928 - Land Acquisitions: Appeals of Land Acquisition Decisions
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Bureau of Indian Affairs
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on December 13, 2013.
      25 CFR Part 151