2012 US Code
Title 28 - Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Part VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS (§§ 2201 - 4105)
Chapter 161 - UNITED STATES AS PARTY GENERALLY (§§ 2401 - 2416)
Section 2416 - Time for commencing actions brought by the United States—Exclusions

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
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CollectionUnited States Code
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Contained WithinTitle 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
PART VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 161 - UNITED STATES AS PARTY GENERALLY
Sec. 2416 - Time for commencing actions brought by the United States-Exclusions
Containssection 2416
Date2012
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 15, 2013
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 89-505, §1, July 18, 1966, 80 Stat. 305.
Statutes at Large Reference80 Stat. 305
Public Law ReferencePublic Law 89-505

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UNITED STATES AS PARTY GENERALLY - 28 U.S.C. § 2416 (2012)
§2416. Time for commencing actions brought by the United States—Exclusions

For the purpose of computing the limitations periods established in section 2415, there shall be excluded all periods during which—

(a) the defendant or the res is outside the United States, its territories and possessions, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; or

(b) the defendant is exempt from legal process because of infancy, mental incompetence, diplomatic immunity, or for any other reason; or

(c) facts material to the right of action are not known and reasonably could not be known by an official of the United States charged with the responsibility to act in the circumstances; or

(d) the United States is in a state of war declared pursuant to article I, section 8, of the Constitution of the United States.

(Added Pub. L. 89–505, §1, July 18, 1966, 80 Stat. 305.)

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