16 U.S. Code § 410aaa–48 - Regulation of mining

Subject to valid existing rights, all mining claims located within the preserve shall be subject to all applicable laws and regulations applicable to mining within units of the National Park System, including the Mining in the Parks Act (16 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.), and any patent issued after October 31, 1994, shall convey title only to the minerals together with the right to use the surface of lands for mining purposes, subject to such laws and regulations.


(Pub. L. 103–433, title V, § 508,Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4491.)
References in Text

The Mining in the Parks Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 94–429, Sept. 28, 1976, 90 Stat. 1342, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 39 (§ 1901 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1901 of this title and Tables.

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