2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 51 - Clean Hulls (Sections 3801 - 3857)
Subchapter IV - Action on Violation, Penalties, and Referrals (Sections 3851 - 3857)
Sec. 3853 - Liability in rem

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 51 - CLEAN HULLS
SUBCHAPTER IV - ACTION ON VIOLATION, PENALTIES, AND REFERRALS
Sec. 3853 - Liability in rem
Containssection 3853
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-281, title X, §1043, Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3031; Pub. L. 111-330, §1(20), Dec. 22, 2010, 124 Stat. 3571.
Statutes at Large References124 Stat. 3031, 3571, 3023, 3569
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 111-281, Public Law 111-330

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33 U.S.C. § 3853 (2015)

§3853. Liability in rem

A vessel operated in violation of the Convention, this chapter, or any regulation prescribed under this chapter, is liable in rem for any fine imposed under title 18 or civil penalty assessed pursuant to section 3852 of this title, and may be proceeded against in the United States district court of any district in which the vessel may be found.

(Pub. L. 111–281, title X, §1043, Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3031; Pub. L. 111–330, §1(20), Dec. 22, 2010, 124 Stat. 3571.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this title", meaning title X of Pub. L. 111–281, Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 3023, which enacted this chapter and repealed chapter 37 (§2401 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of title X to the Code, see Tables.

AMENDMENTS

2010—Pub. L. 111–330 substituted "under title 18" for "under section 18".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2010 AMENDMENT

Pub. L. 111–330, §1, Dec. 22, 2010, 124 Stat. 3569, provided that the amendment made by section 1(20) is effective with the enactment of Pub. L. 111–281.

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