- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 38. Public Land
- Chapter 5. Alaska Land Act
- Section 125. Reservation.
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AS 38.05.125. Reservation.
- (a) Each contract for the sale, lease, or grant of state land, and each deed to state land, properties, or interest in
state land, made under AS 38.05.045
- 38.05.120, 38.05.321, 38.05.810 - 38.05.825, AS 38.08, or AS 38.50 except as provided in AS 38.50.050
is subject to the following reservations: "The party of the first part, Alaska, hereby expressly saves, excepts and
reserves out of the grant hereby made, unto itself, its lessees, successors, and assigns forever, all oils, gases,
coal, ores, minerals, fissionable materials, geothermal resources, and fossils of every name, kind or description, and
which may be in or upon said land above described, or any part thereof, and the right to explore the same for such
oils, gases, coal, ores, minerals, fissionable materials, geothermal resources, and fossils, and it also hereby
expressly saves and reserves out of the grant hereby made, unto itself, its lessees, successors, and assigns forever,
the right to enter by itself, its or their agents, attorneys, and servants upon said land, or any part or parts
thereof, at any and all times for the purpose of opening, developing, drilling, and working mines or wells on these or
other land and taking out and removing therefrom all such oils, gases, coal, ores, minerals, fissionable materials,
geothermal resources, and fossils, and to that end it further expressly reserves out of the grant hereby made, unto
itself, its lessees, successors, and assigns forever, the right by its or their agents, servants and attorneys at any
and all times to erect, construct, maintain, and use all such buildings, machinery, roads, pipelines, powerlines, and
railroads, sink such shafts, drill such wells, remove such soil, and to remain on said land or any part thereof for the
foregoing purposes and to occupy as much of said land as may be necessary or convenient for such purposes hereby
expressly reserving to itself, its lessees, successors, and assigns, as aforesaid, generally all rights and power in,
to, and over said land, whether herein expressed or not, reasonably necessary or convenient to render beneficial and
efficient the complete enjoyment of the property and rights hereby expressly reserved."
- (b) The provisions of (a) of this section do not apply to a quitclaim of land or a transfer of an interest in land made
under AS 38.05.035(b)(9).
- (c) Notwithstanding (a) of this section, the transfer of ownership and management of University of Alaska trust land from
the Department of Natural Resources to the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska under ch. 22, SLA 1983 includes
the mineral estate of the state in the land.
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