2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle IV - Regulation of Ocean Shipping
Part A - Ocean Shipping
Chapter 413 - Enforcement
Sec. 41306 - Injunctive relief sought by complainants

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 41306 (2016)
Section Name §41306. Injunctive relief sought by complainants
Section Text

(a) In General.—After filing a complaint with the Federal Maritime Commission under section 41301 of this title, the complainant may bring a civil action in a district court of the United States to enjoin conduct in violation of this part.

(b) Venue.—The action must be brought in the judicial district in which—

(1) the Commission has brought a civil action against the defendant under section 41307(a) of this title; or

(2) the defendant resides or transacts business, if the Commission has not brought such an action.

(c) Remedies by Court.—After notice to the defendant, and a showing that the standards for granting injunctive relief by courts of equity are met, the court may grant a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction for a period not to exceed 10 days after the Commission has issued an order disposing of the complaint.

(d) Attorney Fees.—A defendant prevailing in a civil action under this section shall be allowed reasonable attorney fees to be assessed and collected as part of the costs of the action.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §7, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1546.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
41306 46 App.:1710(h)(2). Pub. L. 98–237, §11(h)(2), Mar. 20, 1984, 98 Stat. 81.
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 IV - Regulation of Ocean Shipping
Part A - Ocean Shipping
Sec. 41306 - Injunctive relief sought by complainants
Contains section 41306
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 98 Stat. 81
120 Stat. 1546
Public Law References Public Law 98-237, Public Law 109-304
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