PUBLIC LAW 98-289—MAY 21, 1984
98 STAT. 199
Public Law 98-289 98th Congress An Act To establish the Irish Wilderness in Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri.
May 21, 1984 [S. 64]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may Irish Wilderness Act of 1984. be cited as the "Irish Wilderness Act of 1984", SEC, 2. (a) In furtherance of the purposes of the Wilderness Act (16 16 USC 1132 U.S.C. 1131-1136), certain lands in the Mark Twain National Forest, note. Missouri, which comprise approximately sixteen thousand five hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Irish Wilderness", dated March 27, 1984, are hereby designated as wilderness and shall be known as the Irish Wilderness. (b) Subject to valid existing rights, the wilderness area designated under subsection (a) shall be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the "Secretary") in accordance with the provisions of the Wilderness Act of 1964 (16 U.S.C. 1131-1136) governing areas designated by that Act as wilderness except that any reference in such provisions to the effective date of the Wilderness Act shall be deemed to be a reference to the effective date of this Act. (c) As soon as practicable after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit a map and legal description of the wilderness area designated by subsection (a) to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committees on Agriculture and Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives. Such map and legal description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that any clerical or t3rpographical error in such map or legal description may be corrected. The Secretary shall place such map and legal description on Public file, and make them available for public inspection, in the office of availability. the Chief of the Forest Service, Department of Agriculture.
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