10 U.S. Code § 8870 - Costs and expenses a charge on prize property

Costs and expenses allowed by the court incident to the bringing in, custody, preservation, insurance, and sale or other disposal of prize property are a charge upon the property and shall be paid from the proceeds thereof, unless the court decrees restitution free from such a charge.
Charges for work and labor, materials furnished, or money paid must be supported by affidavit or vouchers.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 480, § 7670; renumbered § 8870, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 807(d)(9), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1837.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


34 U.S.C. 1149.

R.S. 4639.


34 U.S.C. 1150 (2d sentence).

R.S. 4640 (2d sentence).


2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7670 of this title as this section.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.