Project Contract Unit Law and Legal Definition

According to 43 USCS § 485a [Title 43. Public Lands; Chapter 12. Reclamation and Irrigation of Lands by Federal Government; Payment of Construction Charges], project contract unit shall mean a project or any substantial area of a project which is covered or is proposed to be covered by a repayment contract. On any project where two or more repayment contracts in part cover the same area and in part different areas, the area covered by each such repayment contract shall be a separate project contract unit. On any project where there are either two or more repayment contracts on a single project contract unit or two or more project contract units, the repayment contracts or project contract units may be merged by agreements in form satisfactory to the Secretary.