2012 US Code
Title 28 - Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Part VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS (§§ 2201 - 4105)
Chapter 163 - FINES, PENALTIES AND FORFEITURES (§§ 2461 - 2467)
Section 2462 - Time for commencing proceedings
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE |
PART VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 163 - FINES, PENALTIES AND FORFEITURES
Sec. 2462 - Time for commencing proceedings
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 15, 2013|
|Source Credit||June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 974.|
|Statutes at Large Reference||62 Stat. 974|
Except as otherwise provided by Act of Congress, an action, suit or proceeding for the enforcement of any civil fine, penalty, or forfeiture, pecuniary or otherwise, shall not be entertained unless commenced within five years from the date when the claim first accrued if, within the same period, the offender or the property is found within the United States in order that proper service may be made thereon.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 974.)Historical and Revision Notes
Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §791 (R.S. §1047).
Changes were made in phraseology.
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