25 CFR § 162.209 - When can BIA grant an agricultural lease on behalf of an Indian landowner?
(a) We may grant an agricultural lease on behalf of:
(2) Orphaned minors;
(3) The undetermined heirs and devisees of deceased Indian owners;
(5) Individuals whose whereabouts are unknown to us, after reasonable attempts are made to locate such individuals; and
(1) We have provided the Indian landowners with written notice of our intent to grant a lease on their behalf, but the Indian landowners are unable to agree upon a lease during a three-month negotiation period immediately following such notice, or any other notice period established by a tribe under § 162.203(c) of this subpart; and