Attorneys appointed by the Secretary shall represent the Secretary, the deputy commissioner, or the Board in any court proceedings under section
921 of this title or other provisions of this chapter except for proceedings in the Supreme Court of the United States.
Section was not enacted as part of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act which comprises this chapter.
1972—Pub. L. 92–576substituted provisions for representation of the Secretary, the deputy commissioner, or the Board by attorneys appointed by the Secretary except for proceedings in the Supreme Court, for former provisions requiring the United States attorney in the judicial district in which the case is pending to appear as attorney or counsel on behalf of the Secretary of Labor or his deputy commissioner when either is a party to the case or interested, and to represent such Secretary or deputy in any court in which such case may be carried on appeal.
Change of Name
Act June 25, 1948, eff. Sept. 1, 1948, substituted “United States attorney” for “district attorney of the United States”. See section
541 of Title
28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, and Historical and Revision note thereunder.
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