Lapas attēli
PDF
ePub

time deem necessary to carry out the purposes of sections 6742–674c of this title. (Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 439, $ 4, 46 Stat. 1510.)

§ 675. Custer State Park Game Sanctuary; establish

ment. There is designated as the Custer State Park Game Sanctuary such areas, not exceeding forty-six thousand acres, of the Harney National Forest, and adjoining or in the vicinity of the Custer State Park, in the State of South Dakota, as should, in the opinion of the President of the United States, be set aside for the protection of game animals and birds, and be recognized as a breeding place therefor. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, § 1, 41 Stat. 986; June 7, 1924, ch. 324, 43 Stat. 632.)

to be bounded on the north and northwest by the waters of Devils Lake, and on the west and southwest by a stream which flows through lands uncovered by the recession of the waters of Devils Lake, approximately midway between lots 10 and 11, section 17; lots 1, 2, 6, and 8, section 16; and lot 2, section 9; lots 3, 4, and 5, section 16, township 152 north, range 65 west, fifth principal meridian, as meandered on the official plats of survey approved June 23, 1904, and June 2, 1927: Provided, That the said game preserve is to be made available to the public for recreational purposes insofar as consistent with the use of this area as a game preserve: Provided further, That hunting shall not be permitted on said game preserve. (Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 439, § 1, 46 Stat. 1509; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title. $ 674b. Sullys Hill National Game Preserve; acquisi

tion of additional lands. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire, by pu hase or otherwise, after July 1, 1932, an area of land not to exceed three thousand acres, at an average cost of not more than $10 per acre, with the improvements thereon, situated on the east and south of said preserve as described in section 674a of this title, within sections 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 23, and 24, township 152 north, range 65 west, fifth principal meridian, said lands, upon acquisition by the United States, to become a part of the Sullys Hill National Game Preserve. (Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 439, § 2, 46 Stat. 1509; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title. $ 674c. Same; boundary and division fences; buildings

and improvements; supplies; employees. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to construct and maintain such boundary and division fences as are required to inclose and subdivide the preserve; to construct such buildings and improvements, to install and maintain a suitable water-supply and sanitary system, to purchase such supplies, and to employ such assistants as are necessary for the maintenance of the preserve and the improvements thereon and for the accommodation of visitors thereto. (Mar. 3, 1931, ch. 439, $ 3, 46 Stat. 1510; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title.

8 676. Same; hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing

game unlawful. When such areas have been designated as provided for in section 675 of this title, hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of game animals and birds upon the lands of the United States within the limits of said areas shall be unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of Agriculture. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, $$ 2, 3, 41 Stat. 986; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, $ 11, 62 Stat. 860.)

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948.

8 677. Same; inclosure.

The State of South Dakota is authorized and permitted to erect and maintain a good substantial fence, inclosing in whole or in part Custer State Park Game Sanctuary. The State shall erect and maintain such gates in this fencé as may be required by the authorized agents of the Federal Government in administering this game sanctuary and the adjoining national forest lands, and may erect and maintain such additional inclosures as may be agreed upon with the Secretary of Agriculture. The right of the State to maintain this fence shall continue so long as Custer State Park Game Sanctuary is also given similar protection by the laws of the State of South Dakota. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, § 4, 41 Stat. 986.)

8 678. Same; exchange of lands with State of South

Dakota. Upon recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of the Interior may patent to the State of South Dakota not to exceed one thousand six hundred acres of nonmineral national forest lands not otherwise appropriated or withdrawn within the areas of Custer State Park Game Sanctuary: Provided, That the State of South Dakota conveys to the Government good and sufficient title to other lands of equal value owned by the

8 674d. Same; appropriation.

There is authorized to be appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated such sums as Congress shall from time to

State and lying within the exterior boundaries of a national forest in the State of South Dakota and approved by the Secretary of Agriculture as equally desirable for national forest purposes, the lands thus conveyed to the Government to become a part of the national forest. This shall not operate to restrict any selection rights which the State may have or may be hereafter granted, excepting as to the specific lands conveyed to the Government under authority of this section. (June 5, 1920, ch. 247, § 5, 41 Stat. 986.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title.

ern boundary of the sanctuary lying north of Custer State Park is redefined as follows:

Beginning at the east quarter corner of section 7, township 2 south, range 5 east, Black Hills meridian; thence south along said section line to its intersection with a line three hundred feet north of the Horse Thief Lake Road; thence southwesterly along a line three hundred feet northwesterly from the center line of said road and running approximately parallel thereto to the intersection of said road with United States Highway 85A; thence southerly along a line three hundred feet west of United States Highway 85A and approximately parallel thereto to the present south boundary of said sanctuary in section 3 south, range 4 east, Black Hills meridian. (June 24, 1948, ch. 611, $ 2, 62 Stat. 581.)

8 678a. Same; mining locations; rules and regulations.

Subject to the conditions herein provided, mining locations may be made under the general mining laws of the United States on lands of the United States situated within the exterior boundaries of that portion of the Harney National Forest designated as the Custer State Park Game Sanctuary, South Dakota, created pursuant to the provisions of sections 675—678 of this title. A locator shall have the right to occupy and use so much of the surface of the land covered by the location as may be reasonably necessary to carry on prospecting and mining, including the taking of mineral deposits and timber required by or in the mining operations, and no permit shall be required or charge made for such use or occupancy: Provided, however, That the mining operations herein authorized shall be subject to such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture may deem necessary in furtherance of the purposes for which the said sanctuary was established: Provided further, That the cutting and removal of timber, except where clearing is necessary in connection with mining operations or to provide space for buildings or structures used in connection with mining operations, shall be conducted in accordance with the marking rules and timber sale practices applicable to the Harney National Forest, and no use of the surface of the claim or the resources therefrom not reasonably required for carrying on mining and prospecting shall be allowed except under the national-forest rules and regulations, nor shall the locator prevent or obstruct other occupancy of the surface or use of surface resources under authority of national-forest regulations, or permits issued thereunder, if such occupancy or use is not in conflict with mineral development: Provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture in his discretion may prohibit the location of mining claims within six hundred and sixty feet of any Federal, State, or county roa and within such other areas where the location of mining claims would not be in the public interest: And provided further, That no patent shall be issued by the United States on any location filed pursuant to the authority contained in this section. (June 24, 1948, ch. 611, § 1, 62 Stat. 580.) $ 678b. Same; redefinition of western boundary.

To facilitate administration for the purpose for which the sanctuary has been established, the west

$ 679. Same; patents to State of South Dakota of cer

tain lands in park; reservation of coal, oil, gas,

and other mineral rights. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to issue to the State of South Dakota patents conveying title, but reserving the minerals therein, to any unpatented lands of the United States held or claimed by virtue of locations made prior to March 3, 1925, under the United States general mining laws, within the Custer State Park, not exceeding a total of two thousand acres, upon payment to the United States of $1.25 per acre therefor, and upon evidence being furnished that all claim, right, title, and interest of such claimants have been transferred to the State or have been abandoned. Patents so issued to the State of South Dakota shall be conditioned upon the lands being used for park purposes, and provide for the reversion of the lands of the United States in the event of failure to so hold and use. The United States reserves all coal, oil, gas, or other minerals in the lands patented under this section with the right, in case any of said patented lands are found by the Secretary of the Interior to be more valuable for the minerals therein than for park purposes, to provide, by special legislation, having due regard for the rights of the State of South Dakota, for the disposition and extraction of the coal, oil, gas or other minerals therein. The provisions of this section are limited to lands lying within the limits of the Custer State Park, within townships 3 and 4 south, range 6 east, and the east one-third of townships 3 and 4 south, range 5 east, Black Hills meridian. (Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 465, 43 Stat. 1185.)

8 680. Game animal and bird refuge in South Dakota;

establishment. Subject to valid rights and entries initiated under the public land laws, prior to June 7, 1924, any or all of the following described lands in Government ownership may be withdrawn from entry and disposition by proclamation of the President for the purpose of protecting and propagating antelope and other game animals and birds: National forest lands—Township 18 north, range 7 east, Black Hills meridian, section 24, south half, and south half north half; section 25, all; township 18 north, range 8

east, sections 17 to 20, inclusive; section 21, west half; sections 29 to 32, inclusive. Public landsTownship 18 north, range 7 east, sections 5 to 9, inclusive; sections 13 to 23, inclusive; section 24, north half north half; sections 26 to 36, inclusive; and those parts of sections 3, 4, 10, and 11 lying south and west of the Riva Road. The withdrawal of the lands herein authorized shall not affect withdrawals for national forest purposes made prior to June 7, 1924. (June 7, 1924, ch. 326, § 1, 43 Stat. 634.)

500, 513—519, and 521 of this title, and Acts supplementary thereto and amendatory thereof, as should, in his opinion, be set aside for the protection of game animals, birds, or fish; and, except under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture may from time to time prescribe, it shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, catch, trap, willfully disturb or kill any kind of game animal, game or nongame bird, or fish, or take the eggs of any such bird on any lands so set aside, or in or on the waters thereof. (Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, 39 Stat. 476; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, § 10, 62 Stat. 860.)

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting penal provisions which are covered by section of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and by inserting provision relating to the unlawfulness in hunting, catching, etc. game animals, etc. under rules and regulations of Secretary of Agriculture.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948. 8 684. Game breeding areas in Wichita and Grand

Canyon National Forests. The President of the United States is authorized to designate such areas in the Wichita National Forest and in the Grand Canyon National Forest as should, in his opinion, be set aside for the protection of game animals and birds and be recognized as a breeding place therefor. (Jan. 24, 1905, ch. 137, § 1, 33 Stat. 614; June 29, 1906, ch. 3593, $ 1, 34 Stat. 607.)

$ 681. Same; erection of fence by State.

The State of South Dakota is authorized and permitted to erect and maintain a good, substantial fence inclosing in whole or in part such areas as may be designated and set aside by the President under the authority of section 680 of this title. The State shall erect and maintain such gates in this fence as may be required by the authorized agents of the Federal Government in the administration of the national forest lands embraced therein, or to provide ingress and egress to persons occupying lands within said inclosure. The right of the State to maintain said fence shall continue so long as the area designated by the President shall be given protection by the laws of the State of South Dakota as a game refuge. (June 7, 1924, ch. 326, $ 2, 43 Stat. 634.) 8 682. Game refuge in Ozark National Forest.

The President of the United States is authorized to designate such national forest lands within the Ozark National Forest, within the State of Arkansas, as should, in his discretion, be set aside for the protection of game animals, birds, or fish; and, except under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture may from time to time prescribe, it shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, catch, trap, willfully disturb, or kill any kind of game animal, game or nongame bird, or fish, or take the eggs of any such bird on any lands so set aside, or in or on the waters thereof. (Feb. 28, 1925, ch. 376, 43 Stat. 1091; Aug. 11, 1945, ch. 365, 59 Stat. 531; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, $ 12, 62 Stat. 861.)

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and by inserting provision relating to the unlawfulness in hunting, catching, etc., game animals, etc., under rules and regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture.

1945-Act Aug. 11, 1945, amended section by striking out last sentence which read "No lands within the present limits of the fourth congressional district shall be included in such designations."

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948. 8683. Areas set aside for protection of game and fish;

unlawfully taking game or fish. The President of the United States is authorized to designate such areas on any lands which have been, or which may hereafter be, purchased by the United States under the provisions of sections 480,

8 685. Same; hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing

game unlawful. When such areas have been designated as provided for in section 684 of this title, hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of game animals and birds upon the lands of the United States within the limits of said areas shall be unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time, by the Secretary of the Interior,

When such areas have been designated as provided in section 684 of this title, hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of game animals upon the lands of the United States within the limits of said areas shall be unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of Agriculture. (Jan. 24, 1905, ch. 137, § 2, 33 Stat. 614; June 29, 1906, ch. 3593, § 2, 34 Stat. 607; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, S$ 8, 9, 62 Stat. 860.)

CODIFICATION Words “in the Wichita National Forest and in the Grand Canyon National Forest" were inserted, and "Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Agriculture, respectively" was substituted for "Secretary of Agriculture" because of 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, which transferred the Bureau of Biological Survey from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior. The Wichita National Forest, which was then administered by that Bureau, was affected by the transfer. However, the Grand Canyon National Forest was administered by the Forest Service and was consequently not affected.

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting the penal provisions which are now covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and by omitting reference to the Secretary of Agriculture.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948.

8 686. Same; operation of local game laws.

It is the purpose of sections 684 and 685 of this title to protect from trespass the public lands of the United States and the game animals and birds which may be thereon, and not to interfere with the operation of the local game laws as affecting private, State, or Territorial lands. (Jan. 24, 1905, ch. 137, $ 3, 33 Stat. 614; June 29, 1906, ch. 3593, § 3, 34 Stat. 607.)

8 689. Tahquitz National Game Preserve.

There is created within the San Bernardino National Forest in Riverside County, California, for the protection of game animals, and as the recognized breeding place therefor, the Tahquitz National Game Preserve, which shall include the following lands: Sections 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35, township 3 south, range 3 east, San Bernardino meridian; sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35, and 36, township 4 south, range 3 east, San Bernardino meridian; and sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 24, township 5 south, range 3 east, San Bernardino meridian; but the establishment of this reservation shall not interfere with any existing right or withdrawals made prior to July 3, 1926: Provided, That all the land with the exterior boundary of the aforesaid tract shall first become the property of the United States.

That where the Government survey has not been completed the aforesaid description shall be deemed to refer to and be determined by lines projected from the official survey. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, $ 1, 44 Stat. 889.)

§ 687. Same; Grand Canyon Game Preserve included

in Park. Such parts of the Grand Canyon National Game Preserve, designated under authority of section 684 of this title, as are included with the Grand Canyon National Park are excluded and eliminated from said game preserve. (Feb. 26, 1919, ch. 44, § 9, 40 Stat. 1178.)

§ 689a. Same; other uses of land permitted.

The lands included in said game preserve shall continue to be parts of the national forest and nothing contained in sections 689—689d of this title shall prevent the Secretary of Agriculture from permitting other uses of said lands under and in conformity with the laws and rules and regulations applicable thereto so far as any such use may be consistent with the purposes for which said game preserve is established. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 2, 44 Stat. 889.)

8 688. Sequoia National Game Preserve.

All parts of township 17 south, ranges 31 and 32 east, and township 18 south, range 31 east, Mount Diablo base and meridian, which are north of the hydrographic divide passing through Farewell Gap, and which are not added to and made part of the Sequoia National Park by the provisions of sections 688–689d of this title, are designated as the Sequoia National Game Refuge, and the hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of birds and game or other wild animals upon the lands of the United States within the limits of the said area shall be unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of Agriculture: Provided, That it is the purpose of this section to protect from trespass the public lands of the United States and the game animals which may be thereon, and not to interfere with the operation of the local game laws as affecting private or State lands: Provided further, That the lands included in said game refuge shall continue to be parts of the Sequoia National Forest and nothing contained in this section shall prevent the Secretary of Agriculture from permitting other uses of said lands under and in conformity with the laws and rules and regulations applicable thereto so far as may be consistent with the purposes for which said game refuge is established. (July 3, 1926, ch. 744, $ 6, 44 Stat. 821; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, $ 13, 62 Stat. 861.)

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948.

8 689b. Same; hunting, pursuing, capturing, unlawful.

On lands within the game preserve established in section 689a of this title, hunting, pursuing, poisoning, killing, or capturing by trapping, netting, or any other means, or attempting to hunt, pursue, kill, or capture any wild animals or birds for any purpose whatever upon the lands of the United States within the limits of said game preserve shall be unlawful except as hereinafter provided. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 3, 44 Stat. 889; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, $ 14, 62 Stat. 861.)

AMENDMENTS 1948—Act June 25, 1948, amended section by omitting the penal provisions which are covered by section 41 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1948 AMENDMENT Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the amendment of this section should be effective as of Sept. 1, 1948. 8 689c. Same; rules and regulations; predatory ani

mals. The Secretary of Agriculture shall execute the provisions of sections 689—689d of this title, and he is authorized to make all needful rules and regulations for the administration of such game preserves in accordance with the purposes of said sections, including regulations for hunting, capturing, or killing predatory animals, such as wolves, coyotes, cougar, and other species destructive to livestock or wildlife within the limits of said game preserve. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 4, 44 Stat. 889.)

1 So in original.

of the United States; and, except in the case of a lease, no payments shall be made by the United States for any such area until title thereto is satisfactory to the Attorney General. (Apr. 23 1928, ch. 413, § 3, 45 Stat. 449; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, 8 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title.

3 689d. Same; acceptance of title to privately owned

lands. Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture the Secretary of the Interior is authorized in his discretion to accept, on behalf of the United States, title to any lands in private ownership within the boundaries of the game preserve established, and make exchange therefor under the provisions of section 485 of this title. (July 3, 1926, ch. 776, § 5, 44 Stat. 889.)

$ 690. Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge; establish

ment; acquisition of lands. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to construct, at Bear River Bay and vicinity, Utah, such dikes, ditches, spillways, buildings, and improvements as may be necessary, in his judgment, for the establishment of a suitable refuge and feeding and breeding grounds for migratory wild fowl; also to acquire, by purchase, gift, or lease, water rights and privately owned lands, including the improvements thereon, deemed necessary by him for the purpose, or, in lieu of purchase, to compensate any owner for any damage sustained by reason of the submergence of his lands. (Apr. 23, 1928, ch. 413, § 1, 45 Stat. 448; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title. $ 690a. Same; maintenance as refuge and breeding

place for migratory birds. Such lands, when acquired in accordance with the provisions of sections 690, 690b, and 690c of this title, together with such lands of the United States as may be designated for the purpose by proclamations or Executive orders of the President, shall constitute the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and shall be maintained as a refuge and breeding place for migratory birds included in the terms of the convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds, concluded August 16, 1916. (Apr. 23, 1928, ch. 413, § 2, 45 Stat. 448.) $ 690b. Same; consent of Utah to acquisition of lands;

approval of title to lands acquired. No such area shall be acquired by the Secretary of the Interior unless or until the Legislature of the State of Utah has consented to the acquisition of lands by the United States for use as a refuge for migratory wild fowl, and shall have provided for the use as a refuge for migratory wild fowl by the United States of any lands owned or controlled by the State in Bear River Bay, Utah, and vicinity, which the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary for such purpose, and which the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to accept on behalf

8 690c. Same; existence of easements, reservations, or

exceptions as barring acquisition of lands. The existence of a right-of-way easement or other reservation or exception in respect of such area shall not be a bar to its acquisition (1) if the Secretary of the Interior determines that any such reservation or exception will in no manner interfere with the use of the area for the purposes of sections 690 and 690a of this title, or (2) if in the deed or other conveyance it is stipulated that any reservation or exception in respect of such area, in favor of the person from whom the United States receives title, shall be subject to regulations prescribed under authority of sections 6900 and 690f of this title. (Apr. 23, 1928, ch. 413, § 4, 45 Stat. 449; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title. 8 690d. Same; injuries to property; disturbance of

birds, etc.; violation of regulations for use of

refuge. No person shall take, injure, or disturb any bird, or nest or egg thereof, or injure or destroy any notice, signboard, fence, dike, ditch, dam, spillway, improvement, or other property of the United States on any area acquired or received under sections 690— 690c of this title, or remove therefrom or cut, burn, injure, or destroy any grass or other natural growth thereon, or enter, use, or occupy the refuge for any purpose, except in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That at no time shall less than 60 per centum of the total acreage of the said refuge be maintained as an inviolate sanctuary for such migratory birds. (Apr. 23, 1928, ch. 413, § 5, 45 Stat. 449; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (f), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of functions of Secretary of Agriculture to Secretary of the Interior, see note under section 671 of this title.

8 690e. Same; enforcement of laws and regulations;

warrants and processes; jurisdiction of courts; forfeiture of property captured, injured, killed or

removed. (a) Any employee of the Department of the Interior authorized by the Secretary of the Interior to enforce the provisions of section 690d of this title (1) shall have power, without warrant, to arrest any person committing in the presence of such employee

« iepriekšējāTurpināt »