36.25.402 LANDS AVAILABLE FOR LEASING
(1) Lands available for leasing by the board
under these rules and regulations include any state land under the jurisdiction
of the board.
(2) No lease may embrace more than 640 acres, except that any section surveyed by the
United States which contains more than 640 acres may be included under any one
lease. The land shall be leased in as compact bodies as the form and areas of
the tract held by the state and offered for lease will permit. No lease may
embrace noncontiguous subdivisions of land unless such subdivisions are within
an area comprising not more than 1 square mile.
(3) Any person qualified to hold a geothermal resources lease on state lands may
acquire, receive and hold more than 1 lease.
History: 77-4-103, MCA; IMP, 77-4-101, MCA; NEW, Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 3/7/75; TRANS, 1996 MAR p. 2384.