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Title 43Subtitle BChapter IISubchapter CPart 3730 → Subpart 3735


Title 43: Public Lands: Interior
PART 3730—PUBLIC LAW 359; MINING IN POWERSITE WITHDRAWALS: GENERAL


Subpart 3735—Prior Existing Mining Locations


Contents
§3735.1   No limitation or restriction of rights under valid claims located prior to withdrawal.
§3735.2   No limitation of rights where claimant in diligent prosecution of work when future withdrawals made.

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§3735.1   No limitation or restriction of rights under valid claims located prior to withdrawal.

(a) The Act in section 5 provides:

Nothing in this act contained shall be construed to limit or restrict the rights of the owner or owners of any valid mining claim located prior to the date of withdrawal or reservation: Provided, That nothing in this act shall be construed to limit or restrict the rights of the owner or owners of any mining claim who are diligently working to make a discovery of valuable minerals at the time any future withdrawal or reservation for power development is made.

(b) Although the Act does not limit or restrict the rights of owners of locations to which section 5 refers, such owners shall comply with section 4 by making the filings required either by paragraph (c) or (d) of §3734.1 whichever is applicable.

[35 FR 9737, June 13, 1970]

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§3735.2   No limitation of rights where claimant in diligent prosecution of work when future withdrawals made.

(a) Under section 5 of the Act the rights to a location made prior to any future withdrawal or reservation for power development or one on which the locator was diligently working to make a discovery of valuable minerals are not limited or restricted.

[35 FR 9737, June 13, 1970]

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