2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle I - General
Chapter 5 - Other General Provisions
Sec. 502 - Cargo exempt from forfeiture

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 502 (2016)
Section Name §502. Cargo exempt from forfeiture
Section Text

Cargo on a vessel is exempt from forfeiture under this title if—

(1) the cargo is owned in good faith by a person not the owner, master, or crewmember of the vessel; and

(2) the customs duties on the cargo have been paid or secured for payment as provided by law.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §4, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1490.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
502 46 App.:326. R.S. §4378.
Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle I - General
Sec. 502 - Cargo exempt from forfeiture
Contains section 502
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 120 Stat. 1490
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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