The district courts shall have original jurisdiction of any civil action commenced by any tenant in common or joint tenant for the partition of lands where the United States is one of the tenants in common or joint tenants.
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28 U.S. Code § 1347 - Partition action where United States is joint tenant
(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 933.)
Historical and Revision Notes
Words “civil action” were substituted for “suits in equity,” in view of Rule 2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
A change was made in phraseology.