The United States Court of Federal Claims shall have jurisdiction to render judgment upon any claim for damages to oyster growers on private or leased lands or bottoms arising from dredging operations or use of other machinery and equipment in making river and harbor improvements authorized by Act of Congress.
Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 250a (Aug. 30, 1935, ch. 831, § 13,49 Stat. 1049; July 13, 1943, ch. 231, 57 Stat. 553).
The proviso at the end of section
250a of title
28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., is incorporated in section
2501 of this title.
Words “river and harbor improvements” were substituted for “such improvements”, in view of Dixon v. U.S., 103 Ct. Cl. 160, holding that words, “such improvements” were not limited to the specific improvements listed in the 1935 act, but applied to any river and harbor improvements.
Changes were made in phraseology.
1992—Pub. L. 102–572substituted “United States Court of Federal Claims” for “United States Claims Court”.
1982—Pub. L. 97–164substituted “growers’ ” for “growers,” in section catchline, and “United States Claims Court” for “Court of Claims” in text.
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