Landholding Law and Legal Definition

According to 43 USCS § 390bb [Title 43. Public Lands; Chapter 12. Reclamation And Irrigation Of Lands By Federal Government; Reclamation Reform], landholding means total irrigable acreage of one or more tracts of land situated in one or more districts owned or operated under a lease which is served with irrigation water pursuant to a contract with the Secretary. In determining the extent of a landholding the Secretary shall add to any landholding held directly by a qualified or limited recipient that portion of any landholding held indirectly by such qualified or limited recipient which benefits that qualified or limited recipient in proportion to that landholding.