18 U.S. Code § 3273 - Offenses committed by certain United States personnel stationed in Canada in furtherance of border security initiatives
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Offenses committed by certain United States personnel stationed in Canada in furtherance of border security initiatives
Whoever, while employed by the Department of Homeland Security or the Department of Justice and stationed or deployed in Canada pursuant to a treaty, executive agreement, or bilateral memorandum in furtherance of a border security initiative, engages in conduct (or conspires or attempts to engage in conduct) in Canada that would constitute an offense for which a person may be prosecuted in a court of the United States had the conduct been engaged in within the United States or within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States shall be fined or imprisoned, or both, as provided for that offense.
(b)Definition.—In this section, the term “employed by the Department of Homeland Security or the Department of Justice” means—
Rule of Construction
“Nothing in this section [enacting this section] or the amendments made by this section shall be construed to infringe upon or otherwise affect the exercise of prosecutorial discretion by the Department of Justice in implementing this section and the amendments made by this section.”
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