8 U.S. Code § 1531 - Definitions

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As used in this subchapter—
(1) the term “alien terrorist” means any alien described in section 1227 (a)(4)(B) of this title;
(2) the term “classified information” has the same meaning as in section 1(a) of the Classified Information Procedures Act (18 U.S.C. App.);
(3) the term “national security” has the same meaning as in section 1(b) of the Classified Information Procedures Act (18 U.S.C. App.);
(4) the term “removal court” means the court described in section 1532 of this title;
(5) the term “removal hearing” means the hearing described in section 1534 of this title;
(6) the term “removal proceeding” means a proceeding under this subchapter; and
(7) the term “special attorney” means an attorney who is on the panel established under section 1532 (e) of this title.

Source

(June 27, 1952, ch. 477, title V, § 501, as added Pub. L. 104–132, title IV, § 401(a),Apr. 24, 1996, 110 Stat. 1258; amended Pub. L. 104–208, div. C, title III, §§ 308(g)(1), 354 (a)(5),Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009–622, 3009–643.)
References in Text

Section 1 of the Classified Information Procedures Act, referred to in pars. (2) and (3), is section 1 ofPub. L. 96–456, Oct. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 2025, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
Amendments

1996—Par. (1). Pub. L. 104–208, § 308(g)(1), substituted “section 1227 (a)(4)(B)” for “section 1251 (a)(4)(B)”.
Par. (7). Pub. L. 104–208, § 354(a)(5), added par. (7).
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

Amendment by section 308(g)(1) ofPub. L. 104–208effective, with certain transitional provisions, on the first day of the first month beginning more than 180 days after Sept. 30, 1996, see section 309 ofPub. L. 104–208, set out as a note under section 1101 of this title.
Amendment by section 354(a)(5) ofPub. L. 104–208effective as if included in the enactment of subtitle A of title IV of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104–132, see section 358 ofPub. L. 104–208, set out as a note under section 1182 of this title.
Effective Date

Subchapter effective Apr. 24, 1996, and applicable to all aliens without regard to date of entry or attempted entry into United States, see section 401(f) ofPub. L. 104–132, set out as an Effective Date of 1996 Amendment note under section 1326 of this title.

 

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