Financially Self-Sustaining Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 16 USCS § 698v-1 (4), [Title 16. Conservation; Chapter 6. Game and Bird Preserves; Protection] the term financially self-sustaining means “management and operating expenditures equal to or less than proceeds derived from fees and other receipts for resource use and development and interest on invested funds. Management and operating expenditures shall include Trustee expenses, salaries and benefits of staff, administrative and operating expenses, improvements to and maintenance of lands and facilities of the Preserve, and other similar expenses. Funds appropriated to the Trust by Congress, either directly or through the Secretary, for the purposes of this title [16 USCS § 698v et seq.] shall not be considered.”