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Title 11 . Natural Resources
Chapter 53 . (No Regulations Filed)
Section 610. Applicability

11 AAC 53.610. Applicability

(a) The provisions of AS 40.15.300 - AS 40.15.380 do not apply to the following:

(1) a subdivision that creates parcels for the purpose of transferring a leasehold interest is exempt, if

(A) each individual parcel is identified with the words "lease parcel" and the parcel number; and

(B) the following note is shown on the plat:

This subdivision plat is not subject to the Department of Natural Resources' platting authority approval because of AS 40.15.360 (1), which exempts leasehold parcels. Title to the leasehold parcels depicted on this plat may not be conveyed until the plat has been approved by the appropriate platting authority in accordance with AS 40.15.010 .

(2) disposing of land by aliquot-part descriptions in accordance with AS 40.15.360 (2); for the purposes of AS 40.15.360 (2), a surveyed section is a section of which each section and quarter-section corner on the exterior boundary of the section or fractional section has been monumented and documented by a plat of record;

(3) plats that are exempt under AS 40.15.900 (5)(B), if they are approved or accepted by the plat approval authority of the United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management;

(4) surveys approved by the United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management of parcels to be conveyed under 43 U.S.C. 1613(c) (sec. 14(c) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act) if, when they are sent to the appropriate district recorder's office, they are accompanied by a Bureau of Land Management approval document, such as a "Notice of Compliance" that is signed by the plat approval authority of the Bureau of Land Management.

(b) If title to an Alaska Native allotment parcel made under former 43 U.S.C. 270 - 270-3 (Native Allotment Act of May 17, 1906, 34 Stat. 197, as amended) is held in restricted status when the subdivision of the allotment is approved, a title status report approved under 25 C.F.R. 150 by the United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs will be accepted in lieu of a certificate to plat required by 11 AAC 53.620(a) (3). The department will be the last signatory on the plat and will record the plat at the subdivider's expense.

History: Eff. 7/5/2001, Register 159

Authority: AS 40.15.360

AS 40.15.370

AS 40.15.900

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