2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 7 - Regulations for the Suppression of Piracy (Sections 381 - 387)
Sec. 382 - Seizure of piratical vessels generally

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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 7 - REGULATIONS FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF PIRACY
Sec. 382 - Seizure of piratical vessels generally
Containssection 382
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditR.S. §4294.
Statutes at Large Reference3 Stat. 512, 721

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33 U.S.C. § 382 (2015)

§382. Seizure of piratical vessels generally

The President is authorized to instruct the commanders of the public armed vessels of the United States to subdue, seize, take, and send into any port of the United States, any armed vessel or boat, or any vessel or boat, the crew whereof shall be armed, and which shall have attempted or committed any piratical aggression, search, restraint, depredation, or seizure, upon any vessel of the United States, or of the citizens thereof, or upon any other vessel; and also to retake any vessel of the United States, or its citizens, which may have been unlawfully captured upon the high seas.

(R.S. §4294.)

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R.S. §4294 derived from acts Mar. 3, 1819, ch. 77, §2, 3 Stat. 512; Jan. 30, 1823, ch. 7, 3 Stat. 721.

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