The enactment of the Act of October 17, 1978 (Public Law 95–473, 92 Stat. 1337
), the Act of January 12, 1983 (Public Law 97–449, 96 Stat. 2413
), and the Act enacting this section does not repeal, and has no substantive effect on, any right, obligation, liability, or remedy of an oil pipeline, including a right, obligation, liability, or remedy arising under the Interstate Commerce Act or the Act of August 29, 1916 (known as the Pomerene Bills of Lading Act), before any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government, an officer or employee of the Government, or a court of competent jurisdiction.