19 CFR 172.13 - Limitations on consideration of petitions.
(a) Cases referred for institution of legal proceedings. No action will be taken on any petition if the civil liability has been referred to the Department of Justice for institution of legal proceedings. The petition will be forwarded to the Department of Justice.
(b) Delinquent sureties. No action will be taken on any petition from a principal or surety if received after the issuance to surety of a notice to show cause pursuant to the provisions of § 113.38(c)(3) of this chapter.