In addition, such vessel, her tackle, apparel, furniture, equipment, and her cargo shall be forfeited to the United States.
18 U.S. Code § 963. Detention of armed vessel
Section consolidates said sections of title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed.
Words “within the United States” were substituted for “within the jurisdiction” etc., in view of the definition of United States in section 5 of this title.
Mandatory punishment provision was rephrased in the alternative.
Changes in phraseology were also made.
1994—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–322 substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $10,000”.