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2. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of section 22 of Order No. 2509 (14 F.R. 307) are amended so as to read as follows:
Claims relating to irrigation works.
(b) Subject to the direction and supervision of the Solicitor, the Area Counsels of the Bureau of Indian Affairs are severally authorized to determine whether claims not exceeding $1,000 for damages arising out of the survey, construction, operation, or maintenance of irrigation works on Indian irrigation projects shall be allowed in whole or in part or shall be disallowed.
(c) Any award which may be made by the Solicitor pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section or by an Area Counsel pursuant to paragraph (b) of this section and which is accepted by the claimant in full satisfaction of his claim shall be paid out of funds available for the Indian irrigation project involved in the claim.
OSCAR L. CHAPMAN,
Secretary of the Interior.