28 U.S. Code § 1583 - Counterclaims, cross-claims, and third-party actions

In any civil action in the Court of International Trade, the court shall have exclusive jurisdiction to render judgment upon any counterclaim, cross-claim, or third-party action of any party, if
(1) such claim or action involves the imported merchandise that is the subject matter of such civil action, or
(2) such claim or action is to recover upon a bond or customs duties relating to such merchandise.


(Added Pub. L. 96–417, title II, § 201,Oct. 10, 1980, 94 Stat. 1729.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1583, act June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 943, related to certain cases of exclusive jurisdiction of the Customs Court, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 91–271, title I, § 111,June 2, 1970, 84 Stat. 278.
Effective Date

Section applicable with respect to civil actions commenced on or after Nov. 1, 1980, see section 701(b)(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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