50 CFR 12.22 - Civil actions to obtain forfeiture.

§ 12.22 Civil actions to obtain forfeiture.

The Solicitor may request the Attorney General to file a civil action to obtain forfeiture of any property subject to forfeiture under the Airborne Hunting Act, 16 U.S.C. 742j-1; Lacey Act, 18 U.S.C. 43- 44; Lacey Act Amendments of 1981, 16 U.S.C. 3371et seq.; Black Bass Act, 16 U.S.C. 851et seq.; Marine Mammal Protection Act, 16 U.S.C. 1361et seq.; Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. 703et seq.; Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act, 16 U.S.C. 718et seq.; Eagle Protection Act, 16 U.S.C. 668et seq.; or Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531et seq. Before any such action is filed against property subject to forfeiture under the Lacey Act, 18 U.S.C. 43, or against property, other than the cargo of a vessel or other conveyance employed in unlawful taking, subject to forfeiture under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, 16 U.S.C. 1361et seq., a civil penalty must first be assessed in accordance with the statute and applicable regulations, and no such action may be filed more than 30 days after the conclusion of civil penalty assessment proceedings.

[ 47 FR 56860, Dec. 21, 1982]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 16 - CONSERVATION
U.S. Code: Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 19 - CUSTOMS DUTIES
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 11987

Title 50 published on 03-May-2017 05:17

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR Part 12 after this date.

  • 2016-06-17; vol. 81 # 117 - Friday, June 17, 2016
    1. 81 FR 39848 - Seizure and Forfeiture Procedures
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Fish and Wildlife Service
      Proposed rule.
      We will consider comments received or postmarked on or before August 16, 2016.
      50 CFR Part 12