2015 US Code
Title 9 - Arbitration (Sections 1 - 307)
Chapter 1 - General Provisions (Sections 1 - 16)
Sec. 8 - Proceedings begun by libel in admiralty and seizure of vessel or property

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 9 - ARBITRATION
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 9 - ARBITRATION
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 8 - Proceedings begun by libel in admiralty and seizure of vessel or property
Containssection 8
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditJuly 30, 1947, ch. 392, 61 Stat. 672.
Statutes at Large Reference61 Stat. 672

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9 U.S.C. § 8 (2015)
§8. Proceedings begun by libel in admiralty and seizure of vessel or property

If the basis of jurisdiction be a cause of action otherwise justiciable in admiralty, then, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the party claiming to be aggrieved may begin his proceeding hereunder by libel and seizure of the vessel or other property of the other party according to the usual course of admiralty proceedings, and the court shall then have jurisdiction to direct the parties to proceed with the arbitration and shall retain jurisdiction to enter its decree upon the award.

(July 30, 1947, ch. 392, 61 Stat. 672.)

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Act Feb. 12, 1925, ch. 213, §8, 43 Stat 884.

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