No consular officer of the United States shall grant a certificate for goods, wares, or merchandise shipped from countries adjacent to the United States which have passed a consulate after purchase for shipment.
R.S. § 1717 derived from act Feb. 22, 1873, ch. 184, § 3, 17 Stat. 474.
Section was not enacted as part of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 which comprises this chapter.
Section was formerly classified to section 1184 of this title, and prior thereto to section 87 of this title.