U.S. Code, Title 43, Public Lands

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 931. Navigable Rivers as Public Highways

     All navigable rivers, within the territory occupied by the public lands, shall remain and be deemed public highways; and, in all cases where the opposite banks of any streams not navigable belong to different persons, the stream and the bed thereof shall become common to both.

(R.S. § 2476.)

Codification

     R.S. § 2476 derived from acts May 18, 1796, ch. 29, § 9, 1 Stat. 468; Mar. 3, 1803, ch. 27, § 17, 2 Stat. 235.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 931. Navigable Rivers as Public Highways," U.S. Code, Title 43, Public Lands in U.S. Code, Title 43, Public Lands (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CQP653Y8Q7KPRDJ.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 931. Navigable Rivers as Public Highways." U.S. Code, Title 43, Public Lands, in U.S. Code, Title 43, Public Lands, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CQP653Y8Q7KPRDJ.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 931. Navigable Rivers as Public Highways' in U.S. Code, Title 43, Public Lands. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 43, Public Lands, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CQP653Y8Q7KPRDJ.