2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 7 - Regulations for the Suppression of Piracy (Sections 381 - 387)
Sec. 386 - Commissioning private vessels for seizure of piratical vessels

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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. 386 - Commissioning private vessels for seizure of piratical vessels
Containssection 386
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditR.S. §4298.
Statutes at Large Reference12 Stat. 315

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33 U.S.C. § 386 (2015)

§386. Commissioning private vessels for seizure of piratical vessels

The President is authorized to instruct the commanders of the public-armed vessels of the United States, and to authorize the commanders of any other armed vessels sailing under the authority of any letters of marque and reprisal granted by Congress, or the commanders of any other suitable vessels, to subdue, seize, take, and, if on the high seas, to send into any port of the United States, any vessel or boat built, purchased, fitted out, or held as mentioned in section 385 of this title.

(R.S. §4298.)

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R.S. §4298 derived from act Aug. 5, 1861, ch. 48, §2, 12 Stat. 315.

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