30 U.S. Code § 123 - Persons locating lands subsequently withdrawn or classified; patents to

prev | next
Any person who has, in good faith, located, selected, entered, or purchased, or any person who shall locate, select, enter, or purchase, after July 17, 1914, under the nonmineral land laws of the United States, any lands which are subsequently withdrawn, classified, or reported as being valuable for phosphate, nitrate, potash, oil, gas, or asphaltic minerals, may, upon application therefor, and making satisfactory proof of compliance with the laws under which such lands are claimed, receive a patent therefor, which patent shall contain a reservation to the United States of all deposits on account of which the lands were withdrawn, classified, or reported as being valuable, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the same.


(July 17, 1914, ch. 142, § 3,38 Stat. 510.)
North Platte Reclamation Project; Entry Prior to July 17, 1914; Mineral Rights

Patents for lands in North Platte Reclamation Project not to contain reservations of minerals in certain cases, see section 125 of this title.


LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.