25 U.S. Code § 3402 - Definitions

For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:
(1) Federal agency
The term “federal  [1] agency” has the same meaning given the term “agency” in section 551 (1) of title 5.
(2) Indian tribe
The terms “Indian tribe” and “tribe” shall have the meaning given the term “Indian tribe” in section 450b (e) of this title.
(3) Indian
The term “Indian” shall have the meaning given such term in section 450b (d) of this title.
(4) Secretary
Except where otherwise provided, the term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.

[1]  So in original. Probably should be capitalized.


(Pub. L. 102–477, § 3,Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2302; Pub. L. 106–568, title XI, § 1103(a),Dec. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 2931.)

2000—Pub. L. 106–568added par. (1) and redesignated former pars. (1) to (3) as (2) to (4), respectively.

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