The holder of any patented or unpatented mining claim subject to this chapter who believes he has suffered a loss by operation of this chapter, or by orders or regulations issued pursuant thereto, may bring an action in a United States district court to recover just compensation, which shall be awarded if the court finds that such loss constitutes a taking of property compensable under the Constitution.
This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 94–429, which, in addition to enacting this chapter, amended sections
450y–2 of this title, and repealed sections
450z of this title.
1984—Pub. L. 98–620struck out provision which required the court to expedite its consideration of any claim brought pursuant to this section.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–620not applicable to cases pending on Nov. 8, 1984, see section 403 ofPub. L. 98–620, set out as an Effective Date note under section
1657 of Title
28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.
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