18 U.S. Code § 2338 - Exclusive Federal jurisdiction

The district courts of the United States shall have exclusive jurisdiction over an action brought under this chapter.


(Added Pub. L. 102–572, title X, § 1003(a)(4),Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4524.)
Effective Date

Section applicable to any pending case or any cause of action arising on or after 4 years before Oct. 29, 1992, see section 1003(c) ofPub. L. 102–572, set out as a note under section 2331 of this title.

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