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54 U.S. Code § 100735 - Civil actions for just compensation by mining claim holders

The holder of any patented or unpatented mining claim subject to this subchapter that believes the holder has suffered a loss by operation of this subchapter, or by orders or regulations issued pursuant to this subchapter, may bring a civil action in United States district court to recover just compensation, which shall be awarded if the court finds that the loss constitutes a taking of property compensable under the Constitution.

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Source (Statutes at Large)


16 U.S.C. 1910.

Pub. L. 94–429, § 11, Sept. 28, 1976, 90 Stat. 1344; Pub. L. 98–620, title IV, § 402(21), 98 Stat. 3358.