U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining

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

Show Summary

§ 272. Leases to Permittees; Privileges Extended to Oil and Gas Permittees

     Upon showing to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Interior that valuable deposits of sulphur have been discovered by the permittee within the area covered by his permit, and that the land is chiefly valuable therefor, the permittee shall be entitled to a lease for any or all of the land embraced in the prospecting permit, at a royalty of 5 per centum of the quantity or gross value of the output of sulphur at the point of shipment to market, such lease to be taken in compact form by legal subdivisions of the public-land surveys; or if the land be not surveyed, by survey executed at the cost of the permittee in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That where any person having been granted an oil and gas permit makes a discovery of sulphur in lands covered by said permit, he shall have the same privilege of leasing not to exceed six hundred and forty acres of said land under the same terms and conditions as are given a sulphur permittee under the provisions of this section.

(Apr. 17, 1926, ch. 158, § 2, 44 Stat. 301.)

Codification

     Section was not enacted as part of act Feb. 25, 1920, ch. 85, 41 Stat. 437, known as the Mineral Leasing Act, which comprises this chapter.

Contents:

Related Resources

None available for this document.

Download Options


Title: U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining

Select an option:

*Note: A download may not start for up to 60 seconds.

Email Options


Title: U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining

Select an option:

Email addres:

*Note: It may take up to 60 seconds for for the email to be generated.

Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 272. Leases to Permittees; Privileges Extended to Oil and Gas Permittees," U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining in U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed October 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L2445V183LHSVH1.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 272. Leases to Permittees; Privileges Extended to Oil and Gas Permittees." U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining, in U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 4 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L2445V183LHSVH1.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 272. Leases to Permittees; Privileges Extended to Oil and Gas Permittees' in U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 4 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L2445V183LHSVH1.