(a)If the laws, customs, or regulations of any foreign country deny the privilege of leasing public lands to citizens or corporations of the United States, citizens of that foreign country, or corporations controlled by citizens of that country, may not, by contract made after July 1, 1937, or by stock ownership, holding, or control, acquire or own any interest in, or right to any benefit from, any lease of land in the naval petroleum, naval oil shale, or other naval fuel reserves made under sections
261–263 of title
30, or under this chapter.
(b)The Secretary may cancel any lease for any violation of this section.
226e of title
30, referred to in subsec. (a), were omitted from the Code. See section
226 of Title
30, Mineral Lands and Mining.
227 of title
30, referred to in subsec. (a), was omitted from the Code.
1976—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–258struck out “of the Navy” after “Secretary”.
1962—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 87–796substituted “land in the naval petroleum, naval oil shale, or other naval fuel reserves” for “land in the naval petroleum or other naval fuel reserves”.
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