28 U.S. Code § 1356 - Seizures not within admiralty and maritime jurisdiction

The district courts shall have original jurisdiction, exclusive of the courts of the States, of any seizure under any law of the United States on land or upon waters not within admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, except matters within the jurisdiction of the Court of International Trade under section 1582 of this title.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 934; Pub. L. 96–417, title V, § 508,Oct. 10, 1980, 94 Stat. 1743.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §§ 41(3) and 371 (4) (Mar. 3, 1911, ch. 231, §§ 24, par. 3, 256, par. 4, 36 Stat. 1091, 1160; Oct. 6, 1917, ch. 97, § 1,40 Stat. 395; June 10, 1922, ch. 216, § 1,42 Stat. 634).
Section consolidates certain provisions of sections 41 (3) and 371 (4) of title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed. Other provisions of such sections are incorporated in section 1333 of this title.
Changes were made in arrangement and phraseology.
Amendments

1980—Pub. L. 96–417inserted exception for matters within the jurisdiction of the Court of International Trade under section 1582 of this title.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–417applicable with respect to civil actions commenced on or after the 90th day after Nov. 1, 1980, see section 701(c)(1)(B) ofPub. L. 96–417, set out as a note under section 251 of this title.

 

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