2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
Chapter 311 - Suits Involving Public Vessels
Sec. 31111 - Claims by nationals of foreign countries

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 31111 (2016)
Section Name §31111. Claims by nationals of foreign countries
Section Text

A national of a foreign country may not maintain a civil action under this chapter unless it appears to the satisfaction of the court in which the action is brought that the government of that country, in similar circumstances, allows nationals of the United States to sue in its courts.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §6(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1522.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
31111 46 App.:785. Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 428, §5, 43 Stat. 1113.
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 III - Maritime Liability
CHAPTER 311 - SUITS INVOLVING PUBLIC VESSELS
Sec. 31111 - Claims by nationals of foreign countries
Contains section 31111
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 43 Stat. 1113
120 Stat. 1522
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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