25 U.S. Code § 3402 - Definitions

§ 3402.
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.

(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.)

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

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


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