28 U.S. Code § 1351. Consuls, vice consuls, and members of a diplomatic mission as defendant
Words “civil action” were substituted for “suits,” and “all suits and proceedings” in view of Rule 2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Changes were made in phraseology.
1978—Pub. L. 95–393 substituted “Consuls, vice consuls, and members of a diplomatic mission as defendant” for “Consuls and vice consuls as defendants” in section catchline, designated existing provisions as introductory provision preceding par. (1), and in such introductory provision as so designated, substituted “civil actions and proceedings against—” for “actions and proceedings against consuls or vice consuls of foreign states”, and added pars. (1) and (2).
1949—Act May 24, 1949, substituted “of all actions and proceedings” for “of any civil action”.