16 U.S. Code § 470dd - Custody of archaeological resources
The Secretary of the Interior may promulgate regulations providing for—
(1) the exchange, where appropriate, between suitable universities, museums, or other scientific or educational institutions, of archaeological resources removed from public lands and Indian lands pursuant to this chapter, and
(2) the ultimate disposition of such resources and other resources removed pursuant to the Act of June 27, 1960 (16 U.S.C. 469–469c) [16 U.S.C. 469–469c–1] or the Act of June 8, 1906 (16 U.S.C. 431–433).
Any exchange or ultimate disposition under such regulation of archaeological resources excavated or removed from Indian lands shall be subject to the consent of the Indian or Indian tribe which owns or has jurisdiction over such lands. Following promulgation of regulations under this section, notwithstanding any other provision of law, such regulations shall govern the disposition of archaeological resources removed from public lands and Indian lands pursuant to this chapter.
Source(Pub. L. 96–95, § 5,Oct. 31, 1979, 93 Stat. 724.)
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Act of June 27, 1960 (16 U.S.C. 469–469c), referred to in par. (2), is act June 27, 1960, Pub. L. 86–523, 74 Stat. 220, as amended, which is classified generally to sections 469 to 469c–1 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
Act of June 8, 1906 (16 U.S.C. 431–433), referred to in par. (2), is act June 8, 1906, ch. 3060, 34 Stat. 225, known as the Antiquities Act of 1906, which is classified generally to sections 431, 432, and 433 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 431 of this title and Tables.
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