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[72 Stat. 47]
[72 Stat. 47]
PUBLIC LAW 85-000—MMMM. DD, 1958

72 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 85-348-MAR. 17, 1968

((ARTICLE

XI

"Nothing in this Compact shall be construed to prevent the United States, a signatory State or political subdivision thereof, person, corporation, or association, from instituting or maintaining any action or groceeding, legal or equitable, for the protection of any right under tate or Federal law or under this Compact. ((ARTICLE

XII

"Nothing contained in this Compact shall be deemed " 1. to affect the obligations of the United States of America to the Indian tribes; "2. to impair, extend or otherwise affect any right or power of the United States, its agencies or instrumentalities involved herein j nor the capacity of the United States to hold or acquire additional rights to the use of the water of the Bear River; "3. to subject any property or rights of the United States to the laws of the States which were not subject thereto prior to the date of this Compact; "4. to subject any property of the United States to taxation by the States or any subdivision thereof, nor to obligate the United States to pay any State or subdivision thereof for loss of taxes. a ARTICLE XIII

"At intervals not exceeding twenty years, the Commission shall review the provisions hereof, and after notice and public hearing, may propose amendments to any such provision, provided, however, that the provisions contained herein shall remain in full force and effect until such proposed amendments have been ratified by the legislatures of the signatory States and consented to by Congress. "ARTICLE XIV

"This Compact may be terminated at any time by the unanimous agreement of the signatory States. I n the event of such termination all rights established under it shall continue unimpaired. n ARTICLE XV

"Should a court of competent jurisdiction hold any part of this Compact to be contrary to the constitution of any signatory State or to the Constitution of the United States, all other severable provisions of this Compact shall continue in full force and effect. a ARTICLE XVI

"This Compact shall be in effect when it shall have been ratified by the Legislature of each signatory State and consented to by the Congress of the United States of America. Notice of ratification by the legislatures of the signatory States shall be given by the Governor of each signatory State to the Governor of each of the other signatory States and to the President of the United States of America, and the President is hereby requested to give notice to the Governor of each of the signatory States of approval by the Congress of the United States of America. " I N W I T N E S S WHEREOF, The Commissioners and their advisers have executed this compact in five originals, one of which shall be deposited with the General Services Administration of the

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