2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part E - Control of Merchant Marine Capabilities
Chapter 561 - Restrictions on Transfers
Sec. 56105 - Forfeiture procedure

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 56105 (2016)
Section Name §56105. Forfeiture procedure
Section Text

(a) In General.—A forfeiture under this chapter may be enforced in the same way as a forfeiture under the laws on the collection of duties. However, such a forfeiture may be remitted without seizure of the vessel.

(b) Prior Convictions.—In a proceeding under this chapter to enforce a forfeiture, a prior criminal conviction of a person for a violation of this chapter with respect to the subject matter of the forfeiture is prima facie evidence of the violation against the person convicted.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §8(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1654.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
56105(a) 46 App.:836. Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 451, §38, as added July 15, 1918, ch. 152, §4, 40 Stat. 902; Pub. L. 101–225, title III, §304(b), Dec. 12, 1989, 103 Stat. 1924.
56105(b) 46 App.:837. Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 451, §39, as added July 15, 1918, ch. 152, §4, 40 Stat. 902.
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 V - Merchant Marine
Part E - Control of Merchant Marine Capabilities
CHAPTER 561 - RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSFERS
Sec. 56105 - Forfeiture procedure
Contains section 56105
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 40 Stat. 902
103 Stat. 1924
120 Stat. 1654
Public Law References Public Law 101-225, Public Law 109-304
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