public lands

(3) The term “public lands” means land situated in Alaska which, after December 2, 1980 , are Federal lands, except— (A) land selections of the State of Alaska which have been tentatively approved or validly selected under the Alaska Statehood Act and lands which have been confirmed to, validly selected by, or granted to the Territory of Alaska or the State under any other provision of Federal law; (B) land selections of a Native Corporation made under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act [ 43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.] which have not been conveyed to a Native Corporation, unless any such selection is determined to be invalid or is relinquished; and (C) lands referred to in section 19(b) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act [ 43 U.S.C. 1618(b) ].


16 USC § 3102(3)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (subchapter I) of this section.
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