US (United States) Code. Title 43. Chapter 4: District land offices

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43 USC CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

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CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

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Sec.

70 to 74. Repealed or Omitted.

75. Administration of oaths.

75a to 79b. Repealed.

79c. Payment of fees, commissions, etc.; deposit in

Treasury.

79d. Alaska land claimant liable for fees, commissions or

purchase money; deposit in Treasury.

80 to 82. Repealed.

83. Transcripts of records as evidence.

84, 85. Repealed or Omitted.

86. Accounting for fees for notices of cancellation of

entries.

87, 88. Repealed.

89. Monthly returns of district land offices.

90. Omitted.

91. Deposit in Treasury of unearned fees and unofficial

moneys.

92. Lists furnished with deposits.

93. Deposit of moneys deposited by unknown parties.

94. Reimbursement of sums disbursed as special disbursing

agents.

95 to 98a. Repealed.

99. Repayment of moneys deposited and covered into

Treasury.

100. Disqualification.

101. Report of disqualification; designation of officer to

act.

102. Attendance of witnesses.

103. Witnesses' fees.

104. Disobedience to subpoena.

105. Depositions of witnesses residing outside county.

106. Continuing taking of depositions in behalf of opposite

party.

107. Penalty for false information.

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43 USC Secs. 70 to 73 01/06/03

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Secs. 70 to 73. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966,

80 Stat. 632, 638, 645, 646

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Section 70, act Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208,

consolidated offices of register and receiver.

Section 71, act Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, provided

for consolidation of offices of register and receiver, effective

July 1, 1925.

Section 72, R.S. Sec. 2334; acts Jan. 27, 1898, ch. 10, 30 Stat.

234; Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925,

ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, 11 F.R.

7876, 60 Stat. 1100, related to duties of Secretary of the Interior

concerning sale of public lands.

Section 73, act Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 2, 42 Stat. 208,

related to designation of chief clerk to act in case of death,

resignation, removal, or disability of register.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to section 71 of this title were contained in

the following prior appropriation acts:

Jan. 24, 1923, ch. 42, 42 Stat. 1179.

June 30, 1922, ch. 255, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 766.

May 24, 1922, ch. 199, 42 Stat. 557.

Mar. 24, 1921, ch. 161, 41 Stat. 1397.

June 5, 1920, ch. 235, 41 Stat. 907.

July 19, 1919, ch. 24, 41 Stat. 194.

Act May 24, 1922, ch. 199, 42 Stat. 557, abolished land office at

Springfield and offices of register and receiver thereat.

Act May 2, 1914, ch. 74, Secs. 1, 2, 38 Stat. 371, 372, abolished

office of receiver of public moneys at Springfield, Mo.,

transferred his duties and custody of books, records, etc., to

register, and contained other provisions concerning register's

duties.

Act. Mar. 2, 1895, ch. 177, Sec. 3, 28 Stat. 807, required

duplication of reports and returns of registers and receivers to be

prevented by regulations.

Act. Oct. 1, 1890, ch. 1269, Sec. 2, 26 Stat. 657, concerned

taking of final proofs by remaining officer in case of a vacancy in

office of register or receiver.

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43 USC Sec. 74 01/06/03

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Sec. 74. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section, R.S. Sec. 2228, acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1, 42

Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, which authorized

President to transfer duties of register in any district to

Supervisor of Surveys, was omitted pursuant to Reorg. Plan No. 3 of

1946, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.

See note set out under section 1 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 75 01/06/03

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Sec. 75. Administration of oaths

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The officer designated by the Secretary of the Interior is

authorized, and it shall be his duty, to administer any oath

required by law or the instructions of the Bureau of Land

Management, in connection with the entry or purchase of any tract

of the public lands; but he shall not charge or receive, directly

or indirectly, any compensation for administering such oath.

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(R.S. Sec. 2246; Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar.

3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403,

eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

The words "or receiver" which followed "register" in the original

text were omitted, in view of act Mar. 3, 1925 (classified to

section 71 of this title), providing for the consolidation of the

offices of register and receiver. See, also, Transfer of Functions

note below.

R.S. Sec. 2246 derived from act June 12, 1840, ch. 35, 5 Stat.

384.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Reference to "register" changed to "officer designated by the

Secretary of the Interior" and "Bureau of Land Management"

substituted for "General Land Office" on authority of section 403

of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of

this title.

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43 USC Secs. 75a to 79b 01/06/03

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Secs. 75a to 79b. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6,

1966, 80 Stat. 632, 645, 646, 652

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Section 75a, act May 17, 1926, ch. 303, 44 Stat. 558, authorized

administration of oaths by an employee of Department of the

Interior designated to act as register.

Section 76, R.S. Sec. 2244; acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1,

42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, related to term

of office of registers.

Section 77, R.S. Sec. 2222; acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1,

42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, provided for

continuation of duties and bond of register after expiration of his

commission.

Section 78, R.S. Sec. 2235; acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1,

42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, required

register to reside at place where land office was located.

Section 79, R.S. Sec. 2236; acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1,

42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, required

registers to give bond in the penal sum of $10,000.

Section 79a, act Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, Sec. 1, 58 Stat. 215,

related to bond for registers.

Section 79b, act Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, Sec. 2, 58 Stat. 215,

related to compensation for registers.

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43 USC Sec. 79c 01/06/03

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Sec. 79c. Payment of fees, commissions, etc.; deposit in Treasury

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No provision of this Act shall relieve any public land applicant

or claimant from the necessity of making payment of fees,

commissions, or other moneys required by law or regulation.

Commencing sixty days after April 24, 1944, the officials of

district land offices shall not receive any compensation based on

fees, commissions, or other receipts and all amounts collected by

them shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States.

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(Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, Sec. 3, 58 Stat. 215; 1946 Reorg. Plan No.

3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in text, is act Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, 58

Stat. 215, as amended, which enacted sections 79a to 79c of this

title, repealed sections 80 and 80a of this title, and enacted

provisions set out as notes under this section. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

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REPEALS

Section 4 of act Apr. 24, 1944, provided: "Sections 2237 and 2240

of the Revised Statutes and the act of May 21, 1928 (45 Stat. 684;

43 U.S.C., sec. 80), as amended [sections 80 and 80a of this

title], are hereby repealed, and all other provisions of law

inconsistent with this Act [See References in Text note above] are

repealed to the extent of such inconsistency."

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Words "officials of district land offices" substituted for

"registers" on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of

1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.

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EXTENSION TO ALASKA

Section 5 of act Apr. 24, 1944, provided that the provisions of

this Act [see References in Text note above] not extend to the

territory of Alaska.

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43 USC Sec. 79d 01/06/03

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Sec. 79d. Alaska land claimant liable for fees, commissions or

purchase money; deposit in Treasury

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No provision of this Act shall relieve any public land claimant

from the necessity of making payment of fees, commissions, or

purchase money required by law or regulation in connection with an

application, selection, location, or lease of public lands in

Alaska, and all such payments, when made, shall be covered into the

Treasury of the United States.

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(Oct. 9, 1942, ch. 584, Sec. 5, 56 Stat. 779.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in text, is act Oct. 9, 1942, ch. 584, 56

Stat. 778, which enacted sections 79d and 123a of this title and

sections 366 and 367 of Title 48, Territories and Insular

Possessions, amended sections 80 and 751b of this title, repealed

sections 366 and 367 of Title 48, and enacted provisions formerly

set out as notes under section 366 of Title 48. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

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CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 367a of Title 48,

Territories and Insular Possessions.

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43 USC Secs. 80, 80a 01/06/03

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Secs. 80, 80a. Repealed. Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, Sec. 4, 58 Stat.

215

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Section 80, R.S. Secs. 2237, 2240; acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114,

Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; May 21, 1928, ch. 661, 45 Stat. 684; Aug. 22,

1935, ch. 602, 49 Stat. 680; Oct. 9, 1942, ch. 584, Sec. 7, 56

Stat. 779, provided that from and after Sept. 1, 1935, registers

should be paid $2,000 per annum together with fees and commissions

limited to $3,600 per annum. See section 79c of this title.

Section 80a, R.S. Secs. 2237, 2240, provided that receivers

should be paid $500 per annum together with fees and commissions

limited to $3,000 per annum. See section 79c of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 81 01/06/03

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Sec. 81. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 632, 645, 646

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Section, R.S. Sec. 2243; acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 115, Sec. 1, 42

Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, related to

commencement of compensation of registers.

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43 USC Sec. 82 01/06/03

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Sec. 82. Repealed. Pub. L. 86-649, title II, Sec. 202(b), July 14,

1960, 74 Stat. 507

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Section, R.S. Sec. 2238; acts May 14, 1880, ch. 89, Sec. 2, 21

Stat. 141; Dec. 17, 1880, ch. 2, 21 Stat. 311; July 26, 1892, ch.

251, 27 Stat. 270; Mar. 22, 1904, ch. 748, 33 Stat. 144; May 29,

1908, ch. 220, Sec. 14, 35 Stat. 468; Jan. 24, 1923, ch. 42, 42

Stat. 1179; June 5, 1924, ch. 264, 43 Stat. 395; Mar. 3, 1925, ch.

462, 43 Stat. 1145, related to fees and commissions required to be

collected by district land offices. See section 1734 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 83 01/06/03

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Sec. 83. Transcripts of records as evidence

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Transcripts of the records in the district land offices, when

made and duly certified to by the Secretary of the Interior or such

officers as he may designate for individuals, shall be admitted as

evidence in all courts of the United States and the Territories

thereof, and before all officials authorized to receive evidence,

with the same force and effect as the original records.

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(Mar. 22, 1904, ch. 748, 33 Stat. 144; Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec.

1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145; 1946 Reorg.

Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat.

1100.)

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CODIFICATION

The words "and receivers" which followed "registers" in the

original text were omitted as superseded by acts Oct. 28, 1921, and

Mar. 3, 1925, providing for consolidation of the two offices. See,

also, Transfer of Functions note below.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Words "district land offices" substituted for "offices of

registers" and "the Secretary of the Interior or such officers as

he may designate" substituted for "them" on authority of section

403 of 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under

section 1 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 84 01/06/03

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Sec. 84. Repealed. Pub. L. 86-649, title II, Sec. 202(b), July 14,

1960, 74 Stat. 507

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Section, R.S. Sec. 2239; acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1, 42

Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, related to fees

for consolidated land offices. See section 1734 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 85 01/06/03

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Sec. 85. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section, acts Mar. 3, 1887, ch. 362, 24 Stat. 526; Oct. 28, 1921,

ch. 114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat.

1145; May 21, 1928, ch. 661, 45 Stat. 684, which required all fees

collected by registers which would increase their salaries beyond a

certain amount to be covered into the Treasury, except for certain

clerical fees, was superseded by sections 79c and 79d of this

title, which require all fees to be covered into the Treasury.

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43 USC Sec. 86 01/06/03

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Sec. 86. Accounting for fees for notices of cancellation of entries

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On and after March 4, 1911, all money or fees received or

collected by the Secretary of the Interior or such officers as he

may designate of United States land offices for issuing notices of

cancellation of entries shall be reported and accounted for by the

Secretary or such officers in the same manner as other fees or

moneys received or collected.

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(Mar. 4, 1911, ch. 261, Secs. 1, 2, 36 Stat. 1352; 1946 Reorg. Plan

No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

References to "registers of United States land offices" and "such

registers" changed to "Secretary of the Interior or such officers

as he may designate" and "the Secretary or such officers",

respectively, on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of

1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.

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43 USC Secs. 87, 88 01/06/03

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Secs. 87, 88. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966,

80 Stat. 632, 634, 645, 646

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Section 87, acts Mar. 3, 1883, ch. 101, Sec. 2, 22 Stat. 484;

Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch.

462, 43 Stat. 1145; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, 11 F.R. 7876,

60 Stat. 1100, related to plats of townships and lists of lands

sold.

Section 88, R.S. Sec. 2242; acts Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1,

42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145, related to

receipt of illegal fees by registers.

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43 USC Sec. 89 01/06/03

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Sec. 89. Monthly returns of district land offices

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The Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate

shall make to the Secretary of the Treasury monthly returns of the

moneys received in district land offices, and pay over such money

pursuant to his instructions.

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(R.S. Sec. 2245; Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar.

3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403,

eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

The office of receiver consolidated with that of register by act

Mar. 3, 1925, under a register only, the office of receiver being

abolished. See, also, Transfer of Functions note below.

R.S. Sec. 2245 derived from act July 4, 1836, ch. 352, Sec. 9, 5

Stat. 111.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate"

substituted for "registers", "district land offices" substituted

for "their several offices", and former last sentence relating to

returns to Commissioner of the General Land Office omitted on

authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set

out under section 1 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 90 01/06/03

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Sec. 90. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section, act July 1, 1946, ch. 529, 60 Stat. 352, which required

authorization of Commissioner of the General Land Office for

expenses chargeable to the Government incurred by registers, was

omitted pursuant to Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946, Sec. 403, eff. July

16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100, set out as a note under

section 1 of this title, which abolished the offices of registers

and Commissioner of the General Land Office. Section was not

repeated in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1948, act

July 25, 1947, ch. 337, 61 Stat. 460. Similar provisions were

contained in the following prior appropriation acts:

July 3, 1945, ch. 262, 59 Stat. 323.

June 28, 1944, ch. 298, 58 Stat. 468.

July 12, 1943, ch. 219, 57 Stat. 455.

July 2, 1942, ch. 473, 56 Stat. 511.

June 28, 1941, ch. 259, 55 Stat. 310.

June 18, 1940, ch. 395, 54 Stat. 412.

May 10, 1939, ch. 119, 53 Stat. 692.

May 9, 1938, ch. 187, 52 Stat. 297.

Aug. 9, 1937, ch. 570, 50 Stat. 569.

June 22, 1936, ch. 691, 49 Stat. 1762.

May 9, 1935, ch. 101, 49 Stat. 180.

Mar. 2, 1934, ch. 38, 48 Stat. 366.

Feb. 17, 1933, ch. 98, 47 Stat. 823.

Apr. 22, 1932, ch. 125, 47 Stat. 93.

Feb. 14, 1931, ch. 187, 46 Stat. 1117.

May 14, 1930, ch. 273, 46 Stat. 283.

Mar. 4, 1929, ch. 705, 45 Stat. 1565.

Mar. 7, 1938, ch. 137, 45 Stat. 203.

Jan. 12, 1927, ch. 27, 44 Stat. 938.

May 10, 1926, ch. 277, 44 Stat. 457.

June 5, 1924, ch. 264, 43 Stat. 395.

Jan. 24, 1923, ch. 42, 42 Stat. 1179.

May 24, 1922, ch. 199, 42 Stat. 557.

June 12, 1917, ch. 27, 40 Stat. 142.

Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 75, 38 Stat. 855.

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43 USC Sec. 91 01/06/03

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Sec. 91. Deposit in Treasury of unearned fees and unofficial moneys

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Officers of district land officers, as designated by the

Secretary of the Interior are authorized, under the direction of

the Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate,

to deposit to the credit of the Treasurer of the United States all

unearned fees and unofficial moneys that have been carried upon the

books of their respective offices for a period of five years or

more, which sums shall be covered into the Treasury by warrant and

carried to the credit of the parties from whom such fees or moneys

were received, and into an appropriation account to be denominated

"Outstanding liabilities."

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 2, 1907, ch. 2562, Sec. 1, 34 Stat. 1245; Oct. 28, 1921, ch.

114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145;

1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876,

60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

This section, as originally enacted, related to receivers of

public moneys for land districts. The office of receiver was

consolidated with that of register by acts Mar. 3, 1925, and Oct.

28, 1921, under which the office of receiver was abolished. See,

also, Transfer of Functions note below.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Officers of district land offices, as designated by the

Secretary of the Interior," substituted for "registers" and

"Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may designate"

substituted for "Commissioner of the General Land Office" on

authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set

out under section 1 of this title.

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APPROPRIATIONS

Effective July 1, 1935, the appropriation provided for in this

section was repealed and provision was made for annual

appropriations of sums necessary to meet expenditures by act June

26, 1934, ch. 756, Sec. 17, 48 Stat. 1230, which was repealed by

Pub. L. 97-258, Sec. 5(b), Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1074. See

section 1322 of Title 31, Money and Finance.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 99 of this title.

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43 USC Sec. 92 01/06/03

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Sec. 92. Lists furnished with deposits

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At the time of making such deposit the officer designated by the

Secretary of the Interior shall furnish a list showing the date

when the money was paid to him or to his predecessor; the names and

residences of the parties; the purposes of the payments and the

amounts thereof, which list shall bear the certificate of the

officer that the same is correct; that the amounts are due and

payable; that diligence has been exercised to return the same, and

that the sums specified have remained unclaimed for a period of

five years or more.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 2, 1907, ch. 2562, Sec. 2, 34 Stat. 1245; Oct. 28, 1921, ch.

114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145;

1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876,

60 Stat. 1100.)

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CODIFICATION

This section, as originally enacted, related to receivers of

public moneys for land districts. The office of receiver was

consolidated with that of register by acts Mar. 3, 1925, and Oct.

28, 1921, under which the office of receiver was abolished. See,

also, Transfer of Functions note below.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Words "officer designated by the Secretary of the Interior" and

"officer" substituted for "register" on authority of section 403 of

Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of this

title.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 93 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 93. Deposit of moneys deposited by unknown parties

-STATUTE-

Amounts that appear in the accounts of a district land office as

"Moneys deposited by unknown parties" shall also be deposited to

the credit of the Treasurer of the United States, accompanied by a

list showing the amount and, if possible, the date of the receipt

of each item; which list shall bear the certificate of the officer

designated by the Secretary of the Interior that, after careful

investigation, the ownership of said moneys could not be

determined, and that they have been reported in the unearned fees

and unofficial moneys accounts for five years or more.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 2, 1907, ch. 2562, Sec. 3, 34 Stat. 1245; Oct. 28, 1921, ch.

114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145;

1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876,

60 Stat. 1100.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

This section, as originally enacted, related to receivers of

public moneys for land districts. The office of receiver was

consolidated with that of register by acts Mar. 3, 1925, and Oct.

28, 1921, under which the office of receiver was abolished. See,

also, Transfer of Functions note below.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Words "the accounts of a district land office" substituted for "a

register's accounts" and "officer designated by the Secretary of

the Interior" substituted for "register" on authority of section

403 of 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under

section 1 of this title.

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 99 of this title.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 94 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 94. Reimbursement of sums disbursed as special disbursing

agents

-STATUTE-

The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay,

out of any unexpended balances of appropriations for contingent

expenses of land offices, for the expenses of hearings in land

entries and the expenses of depositing public moneys, such sums as

have been or may be disbursed by officers designated by the

Secretary of the Interior acting as special disbursing agents at

United States land offices, before the receipt of Government funds:

Provided, That no payment shall be made under this section in

excess of the amount appropriated by the Congress for the

particular purpose in each instance and for the fiscal year in

which such disbursements were made: Provided, That all such

disbursements shall have been or shall be made in pursuance of law

in carrying out departmental regulations or to meet authorizations

by the Secretary of the Interior or such officer as he may

designate: Provided further, That the accounts containing such

items shall have been duly approved by the Secretary of the

Interior or such officer as he may designate.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 2, 1907, ch. 2563, 34 Stat. 1245; Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114,

Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145; 1946

Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60

Stat. 1100.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

This section, as originally enacted, referred to receivers of

public moneys. The office of receiver was consolidated with that of

register by acts Mar. 3, 1925, and Oct. 28, 1921, under which the

office of receiver was abolished. See, also, Transfer of Functions

note below.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Officers designated by the Secretary of the Interior"

substituted for "registers" and "Secretary of the Interior or such

officer as he may designate" substituted for "Commissioner of the

General Land Office" on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No.

3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Secs. 95 to 98a 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Secs. 95 to 98a. Repealed. Pub. L. 86-649, title II, Sec. 204(b),

July 14, 1960, 74 Stat. 507

-MISC1-

Section 95, acts Mar. 26, 1908, ch. 102, Sec. 1, 35 Stat. 48;

Dec. 11, 1919, ch. 5, 41 Stat. 366, related to repayment of

purchase moneys paid under applications rejected.

Section 96, acts Mar. 26, 1908, ch. 102, Sec. 2, 35 Stat. 48;

Dec. 11, 1919, ch. 5, 41 Stat. 366, related to repayment of excess

payments.

Section 97, acts Mar. 26, 1908, ch. 102, Sec. 3, 35 Stat. 48;

Dec. 11, 1919, ch. 5, 41 Stat. 366; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec.

403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100, related to

certification of amount of excess moneys and repayment.

Section 98, act Mar. 26, 1908, ch. 102, Sec. 4, as added Dec. 11,

1919, ch. 5, 41 Stat. 367, related to rules and regulations.

Section 98a, act June 27, 1930, ch. 642, 46 Stat. 822, made

sections 95 to 98 of this title applicable to all payments in

excess of lawful requirements made under statutes relating to

disposition of public lands.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 99 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 99. Repayment of moneys deposited and covered into Treasury

-STATUTE-

Any person or persons who shall have made payment to an officer

designated by the Secretary of the Interior or to his predecessor,

and the money shall have been covered into the Treasury pursuant to

section 91 or 93 of this title, shall, on presenting satisfactory

evidence of such payment to the General Accounting Office, be

entitled to have the same returned by the settlement of an account

and the issuing of a warrant in his favor according to the practice

in other cases of authorized and liquidated claims against the

United States: Provided, That when such moneys shall remain

unclaimed in the Treasury for more than five years the right to

recover the same shall be barred: Provided, That no homestead

entryman shall be required to make payment of the purchase money on

any application to make a cash entry until the same shall have been

approved by the officer designated by the Secretary of the

Interior, but such payment shall be made within ten days after

notice of such approval.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 2, 1907, ch. 2562, Sec. 4, 34 Stat. 1245; June 10, 1921, ch.

18, title III, Sec. 304, 42 Stat. 24; Oct. 28, 1921, ch. 114, Sec.

1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145; 1946 Reorg.

Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat.

1100.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

This section, as originally enacted, related to receivers of

public moneys for land districts. The office of receiver was

consolidated with that of register by acts Mar. 3, 1925, and Oct.

28, 1921, under which the office of receiver was abolished. See,

also, Transfer of Functions note below.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Words "officer designated by the Secretary of the Interior"

substituted for "register" on authority of section 403 of Reorg.

Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.

"General Accounting Office" substituted for "proper officer of

the Treasury Department" pursuant to act June 10, 1921, which

transferred all powers and duties of the Comptroller, six auditors,

and certain other employees of the Treasury to the General

Accounting Office. See section 701 et seq. of Title 31, Money and

Finance.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 100 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 100. Disqualification

-STATUTE-

No officer shall receive evidence in, hear, or determine any

cause pending in any district land office in which cause he is

interested directly or indirectly, or has been of counsel, or where

he is related to any of the parties in interest by consanguinity or

affinity within the fourth degree, computing by the rules adopted

by the common law.

-SOURCE-

(Jan. 11, 1894, ch. 10, Sec. 1, 28 Stat. 26; Oct. 28, 1921, ch.

114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145;

1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876,

60 Stat. 1100.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

This section, as originally enacted, was applicable to both

registers and receivers. The office of receiver was abolished by

acts Oct. 28, 1921, and Mar. 3, 1925, which consolidated the two

offices. See, also, Transfer of Functions note below.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Word "officer" substituted for "register" on authority of section

403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1

of this title.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 101 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 101. Report of disqualification; designation of officer to act

-STATUTE-

It shall be the duty of every officer so disqualified to report

the fact of his disqualification to the Secretary of the Interior

or such officer as he may designate as soon as he shall ascertain

it, and before the hearing of such cause, who thereupon, with the

approval of the Secretary of the Interior, shall designate some

other officer or special agent of the Land Department to act in the

place of the disqualified officer, and the same authority is

conferred on the officer so designated which such officer would

otherwise have possessed to act in such case.

-SOURCE-

(Jan. 11, 1894, ch. 10, Sec. 2, 28 Stat. 26; Oct. 28, 1921, ch.

114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145;

1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876,

60 Stat. 1100.)

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Word "officer" substituted for "register" and "Secretary of the

Interior or such officer as he may designate" substituted for

"Commissioner of the General Land Office" on authority of section

403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1

of this title.

Act Mar. 3, 1925, abolished office of surveyor general and

transferred administration of all activities in charge of surveyors

general to Field Surveying Service under jurisdiction of United

States Supervisor of Surveys.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 102 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 102. Attendance of witnesses

-STATUTE-

Officers of district land offices designated by the Secretary of

the Interior in all matters requiring a hearing before them are

authorized and empowered to issue subpoenas directing the

attendance of witnesses, which subpoenas may be served by any

person by delivering a true copy thereof to such witness, and when

served, witnesses shall be required to attend in obedience thereto:

Provided, That if any subpoena be served under the provisions of

this section by any person other than an officer authorized by the

laws of the United States, or of the State or Territory in which

the depositions are taken, the service thereof shall be proved by

the affidavit of the person serving the same: Provided further,

That said subpoenas shall be served within the county in which

attendance is required, and at least five days before attendance is

required.

-SOURCE-

(Jan. 31, 1903, ch. 344, Sec. 1, 32 Stat. 790; Oct. 28, 1921, ch.

114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145;

1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876,

60 Stat. 1100.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

The original text of this section referred to both registers and

receivers, but reference to the latter was omitted in view of the

abolition of such office under acts Oct. 28, 1921, and Mar. 3,

1925, which provided for the consolidation of the two offices under

a register only. See, also, Transfer of Functions note below.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

"Officers of district land offices designated by the Secretary of

the Interior" substituted for "Registers of the land office, or

either of them," on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3

of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 103 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 103. Witnesses' fees

-STATUTE-

Witnesses shall have the right to receive their fee for one day's

attendance and mileage in advance. The fees and mileage of

witnesses shall be the same as that provided by law in the district

courts of the United States in the district in which such land

offices are situated; and the witness shall be entitled to receive

his fee for attendance in advance from day to day during the

hearing.

-SOURCE-

(Jan. 31, 1903, ch. 344, Sec. 2, 32 Stat. 790.)

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 104 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 104. Disobedience to subpoena

-STATUTE-

Any person willfully neglecting or refusing obedience to such

subpoena, or neglecting or refusing to appear and testify when

subpoenaed, his fees having been paid if demanded, shall be deemed

guilty of a misdemeanor, for which he shall be punished by

indictment in the district court of the United States or in the

district courts of the Territories exercising the jurisdiction of

district courts of the United States. The punishment for such

offense, upon conviction, shall be a fine of not more than $200, or

imprisonment not to exceed ninety days, or both, at the discretion

of the court: Provided, That if such witness has been prevented

from obeying such subpoena without fault upon his part he shall not

be punished under the provisions of this section.

-SOURCE-

(Jan. 31, 1903, ch. 344, Sec. 3, 32 Stat. 790; Mar. 3, 1911, ch.

231, Sec. 291, 36 Stat. 1167.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Act Mar. 3, 1911, conferred the powers and duties of the former

circuit courts upon the district courts.

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 105 of this title.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 105 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 105. Depositions of witnesses residing outside county

-STATUTE-

Whenever the witness resides outside the county in which the

hearing occurs any party to the proceeding may take the testimony

of such witness in the county of such witness's residence in the

form of depositions by giving ten days' written notice of the time

and place of taking such depositions to the opposite party or

parties. The depositions may be taken before any United States

magistrate judge, notary public, judge, or clerk of a court of

record. Subpoenas for witnesses before the officer taking

depositions may issue from the office of the officer designated by

the Secretary of the Interior or may be issued by the officer

taking the depositions, and disobedience thereof, as defined in

section 104 of this title, shall also be punished; and the witness

shall receive the same fees and mileage and be subject to the same

penalties in all respects as in case of violation of a subpoena to

appear before the officer designated by the Secretary of the

Interior and subject to the same limitations. The fees of the

officer taking the depositions shall be the same as those allowed

in the State or Territorial courts, and shall be paid by the party

taking the deposition, and an itemized account of the fees shall be

made by the officer taking the depositions and attached to the

depositions.

-SOURCE-

(Jan. 31, 1903, ch. 344, Sec. 4, 32 Stat. 790; Oct. 28, 1921, ch.

114, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 208; Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 462, 43 Stat. 1145;

1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876,

60 Stat. 1100; Pub. L. 90-578, title IV, Sec. 402(b)(2), Oct. 17,

1968, 82 Stat. 1118; Pub. L. 101-650, title III, Sec. 321, Dec. 1,

1990, 104 Stat. 5117.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

The original text of this section referred to both registers and

receivers, but reference to the latter was omitted in view of the

abolition of such office under acts Mar. 3, 1925, and Oct. 28,

1921, which provided for the consolidation of the two offices under

a register only. See, also, Transfer of Functions note below.

-CHANGE-

CHANGE OF NAME

"United States magistrate judge" substituted in text for "United

States magistrate" pursuant to section 321 of Pub. L. 101-650, set

out as a note under section 631 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial

Procedure. Previously, "United States magistrate" substituted for

"United States commissioner" pursuant to Pub. L. 90-578. See

chapter 43 (Sec. 631 et seq.) of Title 28.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

Words "officer designated by the Secretary of the Interior"

substituted for "register" on authority of section 403 of Reorg.

Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.

-SECREF-

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 106 of this title.

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 106 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 106. Continuing taking of depositions in behalf of opposite

party

-STATUTE-

Whenever the taking of any depositions taken in pursuance of

section 105 of this title is concluded the opposite party may

proceed at once at his own expense to take depositions in his own

behalf, at the same time and place and before the same officer:

Provided, That he shall, before taking of the depositions in the

first instance is entered upon, give notice to the opposing party,

or any agent or attorney representing him in the taking of said

depositions of his intention to do so.

-SOURCE-

(Jan. 31, 1903, ch. 344, Sec. 5, 32 Stat. 791.)

-End-

-CITE-

43 USC Sec. 107 01/06/03

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TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS

CHAPTER 4 - DISTRICT LAND OFFICES

-HEAD-

Sec. 107. Penalty for false information

-STATUTE-

If any person applies to any officer designated by the Secretary

of the Interior to enter any land whatever, and the officer

knowingly and falsely informs the person so applying that the same

has already been entered, and refuses to permit the person so

applying to enter the same, such officer shall be liable therefor,

to the person so applying, for $5 for each acre of land which the

person so applying offered to enter, to be recovered by action of

debt in any court of record having jurisdiction of the amount.

-SOURCE-

(R.S. Sec. 2247; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, Sec. 403, eff. July 16,

1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 2247 derived from act July 4, 1836, ch. 352, Sec. 13, 5

Stat. 112.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan

No. 3 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64

Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.

References to "register" changed to "officer designated by the

Secretary of the Interior" and "officer" on authority of section

403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1

of this title.

-End-