28 U.S. Code § 1582 - Civil actions commenced by the United States

The Court of International Trade shall have exclusive jurisdiction of any civil action which arises out of an import transaction and which is commenced by the United States—
(1) to recover a civil penalty under section 592, 593A, 641(b)(6), 641(d)(2)(A), 704(i)(2), or 734(i)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930;
(2) to recover upon a bond relating to the importation of merchandise required by the laws of the United States or by the Secretary of the Treasury; or
(3) to recover customs duties.


(Added Pub. L. 96–417, title II, § 201,Oct. 10, 1980, 94 Stat. 1729; amended Pub. L. 98–573, title II, § 212(b)(2),Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2983; Pub. L. 99–514, title XVIII, § 1891(2),Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2926; Pub. L. 103–182, title VI, § 684(c),Dec. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 2219.)
References in Text

Sections 592, 593A, 641(b)(6), 641(d)(2)(A), 704(i)(2), and 734(i)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, referred to in par. (1), are classified to sections 1592, 1593a, 1641 (b)(6), 1641 (d)(2)(A), 1671c (i)(2), and 1673c (i)(2), respectively, of Title 19, Customs Duties.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1582, acts June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 943; June 2, 1970; Pub. L. 91–271, title I, § 110, 84 Stat. 278; July 26, 1979, Pub. L. 96–39, title X, § 1001(b)(4)(B), 93 Stat. 305, related to the jurisdiction of the Customs Court, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 96–417.

1993—Par. (1). Pub. L. 103–182inserted “593A,” after “592,”.
1986—Par. (1). Pub. L. 99–514substituted “641(b)(6)” for “641(a)(1)(C)”.
1984—Par. (1). Pub. L. 98–573inserted references to section 641(a)(1)(C) and 641(d)(2)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–573effective on close of 180th day after Oct. 30, 1984, see section 214(d) ofPub. L. 98–573, set out as a note under section 1304 of Title 19, Customs Duties.
Effective Date

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

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