50 U.S. Code § 4011. Inappropriate use of chapter

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If a court determines, in any proceeding to enforce a civil right, that any interest, property, or contract has been transferred or acquired with the intent to delay the just enforcement of such right by taking advantage of this chapter, the court shall enter such judgment or make such order as might lawfully be entered or made concerning such transfer or acquisition.

(Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, title VI, § 601, as added Pub. L. 108–189, § 1, Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2859.)
Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 581 of the former Appendix to this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 601 of act Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, art. VI, 54 Stat. 1190; Jan. 20, 1942, ch. 10, §§ 1, 2, 56 Stat. 10; Pub. L. 102–12, § 9(26), Mar. 18, 1991, 105 Stat. 41, related to certificates of service and persons reported missing, prior to the general amendment of this Act by Pub. L. 108–189. See section 4012 of this title.

Provisions similar to this section were contained in section 600 of act Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, art. VI, 54 Stat. 1190; Pub. L. 102–12, § 9(25), Mar. 18, 1991, 105 Stat. 41, prior to the general amendment of this Act by Pub. L. 108–189.

Effective Date

Section applicable to any case not final before Dec. 19, 2003, see section 3 of Pub. L. 108–189, set out as a note under section 3901 of this title.