16 U.S. Code § 972c - Application to other laws
(a) Notwithstanding section 4 of the Fishermen’s Protective Act of 1967 [22 U.S.C. 1974], such Act [22 U.S.C. 1971 et seq.] applies with respect to a seizure by a Contracting Party to the Agreement of a vessel of the United States within the Agreement Area for violation of the Agreement if the Secretary of State determines that the violation is not of such seriousness as to diminish the effectiveness of the Agreement.
Source(Pub. L. 98–445, § 5,Oct. 4, 1984, 98 Stat. 1716; Pub. L. 104–208, div. A, title I, § 101(a) [title II, § 211(b)], Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009, 3009–41.)
References in Text
The Fishermen’s Protective Act of 1967, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Aug. 27, 1954, ch. 1018, 68 Stat. 883, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 25 (§ 1971 et seq.) of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1971 of Title 22 and Tables.
1996—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–208made technical amendment to reference in original act which appears in text as reference to section 1825 (a)(4)(C) of this title.
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment