10 U.S. Code § 7679 - Powers of district court over prize property notwithstanding appeal

Notwithstanding an appeal, the district court may make and execute all necessary orders for the custody and disposal of prize property.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 483.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
7679 34 U.S.C. 1147. R.S. 565; R.S. 4637.

34 U.S.C. 1147 and this section reflect—
(1) Act of March 3, 1899, ch. 413, § 13,30 Stat. 1007, which repealed all laws authorizing distribution of prize proceeds to captors;
(2) Acts of March 3, 1911, ch. 231, § 128,36 Stat. 1133, and February 13, 1925, ch. 229, § 1,43 Stat. 938, which defined the appellate jurisdiction of the United States circuit courts, and provided that the Supreme Court should not directly review district court decisions except in specified cases, not including prize cases; and
(3) Act of June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 869, which repealed the Acts of February 13, 1925, and March 3, 1911, supra, but enacted similar provisions and changed the name of United States Circuit Courts of Appeals to United States Courts of Appeals for the several circuits.
Reference to the court is omitted from 34 U.S.C. 1147 and from the revised section in view of the 1948 Act.


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