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(Eng. Hist.) the statute of 12 and 13 William III, by which the crown was limited to the present reigning house (the house of Hanover).
- Blackstone.

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The Sahtu Renewable Resources Bard was established through the Sahtu Dene and Metis Land Claim Settlement Act.
Native Village of Venetie Tribal Government, involved the question whether land which was conveyed to a Tribe by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) is "Indian country.
CIRI)--one of Alaska's wealthiest Native corporations--several Native villages in Alaska are vying for lands in Lake Clark ostensibly to satisfy entitlements under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
In 1971, Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), which has been called by many the best settlement ever of native claims.
About BBNC: BBNC is one of 13 Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971.
and the San Joaquin River Restoration Settlement Act (Title X of Public Law 111-11).
the Anchorage-area Alaska Native regional corporation formed as a result of the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971.
The next section of the book describes the transition to statehood and gives details on the oil economy in the '70s and '80s, the effects of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, and conservation.
The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission adjudicates the claims of American nationals (individuals and corporations) arising out of the nationalization, expropriation, or other taking of their property by foreign governments--and, in some cases, claims for personal injury and death--pursuant to the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949 and other statutes.
The Article by Strommer and Obsorne analyzes the current state of Alaska Native tribal sovereignty under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
is whether the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act terminated the tribe's sovereignty over the village land, or whether the land remained Indian country -- supervised by the federal government and thus exempt from state and local jurisdiction.
The Revised Statute 2477 Rights-of-Way Settlement Act (H.