46 U.S. Code § 56105 - Forfeiture procedure

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(a) In General.— A forfeiture under this chapter may be enforced in the same way as a forfeiture under the laws on the collection of duties. However, such a forfeiture may be remitted without seizure of the vessel.
(b) Prior Convictions.— In a proceeding under this chapter to enforce a forfeiture, a prior criminal conviction of a person for a violation of this chapter with respect to the subject matter of the forfeiture is prima facie evidence of the violation against the person convicted.


(Pub. L. 109–304, § 8(c),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1654.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
46 App.:836.
Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 451, § 38, as added July 15, 1918, ch. 152, § 4, 40 Stat. 902; Pub. L. 101–225, title III, § 304(b), Dec. 12, 1989, 103 Stat. 1924.
46 App.:837.
Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 451, § 39, as added July 15, 1918, ch. 152, § 4, 40 Stat. 902.

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