Code of Alabama - Title 42: United States - Section 42-3-1 - Authority of Governor to cede jurisdiction

Section 42-3-1 - Authority of Governor to cede jurisdiction.

The Governor, upon application made to him in writing on behalf of the United States for that purpose, accompanied by the proper evidence of title in the United States describing the lands, is authorized on the part of the state, by patent to be recorded in the office of the Secretary of State, to cede to the United States such jurisdiction as he may deem wise over such lands, to hold, to use and occupy the same for the purposes of the cession and none other.

(Code 1852, §23; Code 1867, §24; Code 1876, §21; Code 1886, §21; Code 1896, §628; Code 1907, §2427; Code 1923, §3161; Code 1940, T. 59, §18.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021