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10 U.S. Code § 8737 - Violations by lessee

If a lessee fails to comply with any provision of this chapter, of his lease, or of regulations issued under section 8736 of this title that are in force on the date of his lease, the lease may be forfeited and cancelled by an appropriate proceeding in the United States district court for the district in which any part of the property is located.
The lease may provide appropriate methods for the settlement of disputes and remedies for breach of specified conditions.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 461, § 7437; renumbered § 8737 and amended Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §§ 807(d)(5), 809(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836, 1840.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


34 U.S.C. 524 (11th par., less proviso).

June 4, 1920, ch. 228 (11th par., less proviso, of amended 3d and 4th provisos), 41 Stat. 813; June 30, 1938, ch. 851, § 1, 52 Stat. 1254; June 17, 1944, ch. 262, 58 Stat. 281.

In subsection (a) the words “the district in which any part of the property is located” are substituted for the words “the district in which the property, or some part thereof, is located,” for brevity.

In subsection (b) the words “for resort to” and “for” are omitted as surplusage.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232, § 807(d)(5), renumbered section 7437 of this title as this section.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115–232, § 809(a), substituted “section 8736” for “section 7436”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.