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48 USC 1708

TITLE 48--TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS

CHAPTER 15--CONVEYANCE OF SUBMERGED LANDS TO TERRITORIES



Sec. 1708. Discrimination prohibited in rights of access to, and
benefits from, conveyed lands


No person shall be denied access to, or any of the benefits accruing
from, the lands conveyed by this Act, or by the amendment made by this
Act, on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex, national origin,
or ancestry: Provided, however, That this section shall not be construed
in derogation of any of the provisions of the April 17, 1900 cession of
Tutuila and Aunuu or the July 16, 1904 cession of the Manu's Islands, as
ratified by the Act of February 20, 1929 (45 Stat. 1253) and the Act of
May 22, 1929 (46 Stat. 4).

(Pub. L. 93-435, Sec. 6, Oct. 5, 1974, 88 Stat. 1212.)

References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 93-435, Oct. 5, 1974, 88
Stat. 1210, as amended, which enacted sections 1705 to 1708 of this
title, amended section 1545 of this title, and repealed sections 1701 to
1703 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code,
see Tables.
The amendment made by this Act, referred to in text, means the
amendment made by section 3 of Pub. L. 93-435 to section 1545(b) of this
title.
Act of February 20, 1929, referred to in text, is act Feb. 20, 1929,
ch. 281, 45 Stat. 1253, as amended, which enacted section 1661 of this
title.
Act of May 22, 1929, referred to in text, is act May 22, 1929, ch.
6, 46 Stat. 4, which amended section 1661 of this title.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

This section is referred to in sections 1545, 1706, 1707 of this
title.


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