28 U.S. Code § 3003 - Rules of construction
(a)Terms.—For purposes of this chapter—
the singular includes the plural.
(b)Effect on Rights of the United States.—This chapter shall not be construed to curtail or limit the right of the United States under any other Federal law or any State law—
to collect any fine, penalty, assessment, restitution, or forfeiture arising in a criminal case;
to enforce a security agreement.
(c)Effect on Other Laws.—This chapter shall not be construed to supersede or modify the operation of—
section 303 of the Consumer Credit Protection Act (15 U.S.C. 1673);
any Federal law authorizing, or any inherent authority of a court to provide, injunctive relief;
(8) the authority of a court—
This chapter shall preempt State law to the extent such law is inconsistent with a provision of this chapter.
(e)Effect on Rights of the Under Foreign and International Law.—
This chapter shall not be construed to curtail or limit the rights of the United States under foreign law, under a treaty or an international agreement, or otherwise under international law.
(f)Applicability of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.—
Except as provided otherwise in this chapter, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure shall apply with respect to actions and proceedings under this chapter.
References in Text
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, referred to in subsecs. (c)(8)(A) and (f), are set out in the Appendix to this title.