46 U.S. Code § 2106 - Liability in rem

When a vessel is made liable in rem under this subtitle, the vessel may be libeled and proceeded against in the district court of the United States for any district in which the vessel is found.

Source

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 506; Pub. L. 109–304, § 15(4),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1702.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
2106 46:170(14)
46:216e(e)
46:390d
46:391a(14)(C)
46:436
46:462
46:481(c)
46:497
46:526o
46:672(j)
46:1484(b)

Section 2106 provides that when a vessel is made liable in rem the vessel may be libeled and proceeded against in a United States district court.
Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–304substituted “the district court of the United States for any district” for “a district court of the United States”.

 

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