Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 565||Navajo Indian Reservation, Ariz. Exchange of lands within.|
|Chap. 565||Issuance of patent.|
|Chap. 565||Proviso. Sufficiency of title.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to exchange tribal lands within the Navajo Indian Reservation in Arizona for privately owned mineral lands of approximately equal value within the boundary of such reservation. Upon conveyance to the United States in trust for the Navajo Indians of the lands being acquired by the United States, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to issue a patent in fee covering the lands granted in exchange: Provided, That the sufficiency of title to all such lands acquired by the United States shall be approved by the Secretary of the Interior.
Approved, July 10, 1940.