U.S Code last checked for updates: Dec 11, 2019
§ 396e.
Officials authorized to approve leases

The Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, authorize superintendents or other officials in the Indian Service to approve leases for oil, gas, or other mining purposes covering any restricted Indian lands, tribal or allotted.

(May 11, 1938, ch. 198, § 5, 52 Stat. 348.)
cite as: 25 USC 396e