(a)The clerk of each district court, for the purpose of the final decree in each prize cause, shall keep account of—
(1)the amount deposited with the Treasurer or public depositary, subject to the order of the court in the cause; and
(2)the amounts ordered to be paid therefrom as costs and charges.
(b)The clerk shall draw the orders of the court for the payment of costs and allowances and for the disposition of the residue of the prize fund in each cause.
(c)The clerk shall send to the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of the Navy—
(1)copies of final decrees in prize causes; and
(2)a semi-annual statement of the amounts allowed by the court, and ordered to be paid, within the preceding six months to the prize commissioners and special prize commissioners for their services.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 482.)
Historical and Revision Notes
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34 U.S.C. 1152.
34 U.S.C. 1152 and this section reflect modifications of R.S. 4644 effected by—
(1) Act of May 28, 1896, ch. 252, § 6,29 Stat. 179, which provided for fixed annual salaries for United States attorneys and marshals;
(2) Act of March 3, 1899, ch. 413, § 13,30 Stat. 1007, which repealed all laws authorizing distribution of prize proceeds to captors;
(3) Act of February 26, 1919, ch. 49, § 1,40 Stat. 1182, which provided that clerks of United States district courts should receive fixed annual salaries; and
(4) Act of May 29, 1920, ch. 214, 41 Stat. 654, which abolished the offices of assistant treasurers and distributed their functions.
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