2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen
Part A - General Provisions
Chapter 21 - General
Sec. 2106 - Liability in rem

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 2106 (2016)
Section Name §2106. Liability in rem
Section Text

When a vessel is made liable in rem under this subtitle, the vessel may be libeled and proceeded against in the district court of the United States for any district in which the vessel is found.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 506; Pub. L. 109–304, §15(4), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1702.)

Editorial Notes
Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource section (U.S. Code)
2106 46:170(14)
  46:216e(e)
  46:390d
  46:391a(14)(C)
  46:436
  46:462
  46:481(c)
  46:497
  46:526o
  46:672(j)
  46:1484(b)

Section 2106 provides that when a vessel is made liable in rem the vessel may be libeled and proceeded against in a United States district court.

AMENDMENTS

2006—Pub. L. 109–304 substituted "the district court of the United States for any district" for "a district court of the United States".

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 II - Vessels and Seamen
Part A - General Provisions
CHAPTER 21 - GENERAL
Sec. 2106 - Liability in rem
Contains section 2106
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 97 Stat. 506
120 Stat. 1702
Public Law References Public Law 98-89, Public Law 109-304
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