50a U.S. Code Rule - Inappropriate use of Act

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If a court determines, in any proceeding to enforce a civil right, that any interest, property, or contract has been transferred or acquired with the intent to delay the just enforcement of such right by taking advantage of this Act [sections 501 to 515 and 516 to 597b of this Appendix], the court shall enter such judgment or make such order as might lawfully be entered or made concerning such transfer or acquisition.


(Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, title VI, § 601, as added Pub. L. 108–189, § 1,Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2859.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 581, acts Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, art. VI, § 601,54 Stat. 1190; Jan. 20, 1942, ch. 10, §§ 1, 2,56 Stat. 10; Pub. L. 102–12, § 9(26),Mar. 18, 1991, 105 Stat. 41, related to certificates of service and persons reported missing, prior to the general amendment of this Act by Pub. L. 108–189. See section 582 of this Appendix.

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