Civil actions barred
No civil action may be brought against the United States on the basis of the content of a navigational aid prepared or disseminated by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
(b)Navigational Aids Covered.—
Subsection (a) applies with respect to a navigational aid in the form of a map, a chart, or a publication and any other form or medium of product or information in which the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency prepares or disseminates navigational aids.
(Added Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title X
, § 1074(b), Oct. 5, 1994
, 108 Stat. 2861
, § 2798; renumbered § 456 and amended Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title XI
, § 1112(b), Sept. 23, 1996
, 110 Stat. 2682
; Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title IX
, § 921(d)(2)(A), Nov. 24, 2003
, 117 Stat. 1568
2003—Pub. L. 108–136 substituted “National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency” for “National Imagery and Mapping Agency” wherever appearing.
1996—Pub. L. 104–201 renumbered section 2798 of this title as this section and substituted “National Imagery and Mapping Agency” for “Defense Mapping Agency” wherever appearing.
Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title X, § 1074(d), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2861, provided that:
“Section 2798 [now 456] of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (b), shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 5, 1994] and shall apply with respect to (1) civil actions brought before such date that are pending adjudication on such date, and (2) civil actions brought on or after such date.”
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