Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|Chap. 5||Judicial code.
36 Stat., 1094, amended.
|Chap. 5||Jurisdiction of district courts.
Ante, p. 507.
|Chap. 5||Indian allotments suits.|
|Chap. 5||Effect of decrees.|
|Chap. 5||Lands excepted.|
|Chap. 5||Proviso. Appeals.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That paragraph twenty-four of section twenty-four of Chapter Two of an act entitled &ldqu#147;An act to codify, revise, and amend the laws relating to the judiciary, approved March third, nineteen hundred and eleven, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
Of all actions, suits, or proceedings involving the right of any person, in whole or in part of Indian blood or descent, to any allotment of land under any law or treaty.
And the judgment or decree of any such court in favor of any claimant to an allotment of land shall have the same effect, when properly certified to the Secretary of the Interior, as if such allotment had been allowed and approved by him; but this provision shall not apply to any lands now or heretofore held by either of the
Five Civilized Tribes, the Osage Nation of Indians, nor to any of the lands within the Quapaw Indian Agency: Provided, That the right of appeal shall be allowed to either party as in other cases.
Approved, December 21, 1911.