19 U.S. Code §§ 12 - Repealed. Aug. 2, 1956, ch. 887, § 4(a)(1)–(7), 70 Stat. 947
Sections 12 to 15 provided for appointment by Secretary of the Treasury of 30 special agents for purposes of checking the accounts of collectors and other customs officers for prevention of frauds, authorized regulations for the limitations on their number and compensation and authorized appointment of special agents to reside in foreign territory. Customs agents who perform functions formerly exercised by special agents are covered generally by section 2072 of this title.
Section 12 was based on R.S. § 2649.
Section 14 was based on R.S. § 2651.
Section 15 was based on R.S. § 2999.
Section 17, R.S. § 2941, prohibited only employees in office of appraiser at New York from engaging or being employed in any commercial activity.
Section 18, R.S. § 2942, related to duties of appraiser and assistant appraiser at New York.
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