16 U.S. Code § 582 - Puerto Rico; application of forest protection laws

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The provisions of sections 515, 564, 565, [1] and 569 of this title are extended to the Territory of Puerto Rico, and the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to cooperate with the appropriate officials of Puerto Rico on the same terms and conditions as with the States: Provided, That not to exceed fifty thousand acres of land may be acquired in Puerto Rico under section 515 of this title.

[1]  See References in Text note below.


(Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 452, 46 Stat. 1516; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158.)
References in Text

Sections 564 and 565 of this title, referred to in text, were repealed by Pub. L. 95–313, § 13(a)(1),July 1, 1978, 92 Stat. 374.
Change of Name

“Puerto Rico” substituted in text for “Porto Rico” pursuant to act May 17, 1932, which is classified to section 731a of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.

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