28 U.S. Code § 1918 - District courts; fines, forfeitures and criminal proceedings

(a) Costs shall be included in any judgment, order, or decree rendered against any person for the violation of an Act of Congress in which a civil fine or forfeiture of property is provided for.
(b) Whenever any conviction for any offense not capital is obtained in a district court, the court may order that the defendant pay the costs of prosecution.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 955.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 822 (R.S. § 974).
Changes were made in phraseology.

 

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