46 U.S. Code § 31108. Arbitration, compromise, or settlement

The Attorney General may arbitrate, compromise, or settle a claim under this chapter if a civil action based on the claim has been commenced.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


46 App.:786.

Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 428, § 6, 43 Stat. 1113.

The words “claim under this chapter” are substituted for “claim on which a libel or cross libel would lie under the provisions of this chapter” to eliminate unnecessary words.