US (United States) Code. Title 33. Chapter 7: Regulations for the suppression of piracy

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33 USC CHAPTER 7 - REGULATIONS FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF

PIRACY 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

CHAPTER 7 - REGULATIONS FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF PIRACY

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CHAPTER 7 - REGULATIONS FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF PIRACY

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381. Use of public vessels to suppress piracy.

382. Seizure of piratical vessels generally.

383. Resistance of pirates by merchant vessels.

384. Condemnation of piratical vessels.

385. Seizure and condemnation of vessels fitted out for

piracy.

386. Commissioning private vessels for seizure of piratical

vessels.

387. Duties of officers of customs and marshals as to

seizure.

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33 USC Sec. 381 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

CHAPTER 7 - REGULATIONS FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF PIRACY

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Sec. 381. Use of public vessels to suppress piracy

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The President is authorized to employ so many of the public armed

vessels as in his judgment the service may require, with suitable

instructions to the commanders thereof, in protecting the merchant

vessels of the United States and their crews from piratical

aggressions and depredations.

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(R.S. Sec. 4293.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 4293 derived from acts Mar. 3, 1819, ch. 77, Sec. 1, 3

Stat. 510; Jan. 30, 1823, ch. 7, 3 Stat. 721.

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33 USC Sec. 382 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

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Sec. 382. Seizure of piratical vessels generally

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The President is authorized to instruct the commanders of the

public armed vessels of the United States to subdue, seize, take,

and send into any port of the United States, any armed vessel or

boat, or any vessel or boat, the crew whereof shall be armed, and

which shall have attempted or committed any piratical aggression,

search, restraint, depredation, or seizure, upon any vessel of the

United States, or of the citizens thereof, or upon any other

vessel; and also to retake any vessel of the United States, or its

citizens, which may have been unlawfully captured upon the high

seas.

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(R.S. Sec. 4294.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 4294 derived from acts Mar. 3, 1819, ch. 77, Sec. 2, 3

Stat. 512; Jan. 30, 1823, ch. 7, 3 Stat. 721.

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33 USC Sec. 383 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

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Sec. 383. Resistance of pirates by merchant vessels

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The commander and crew of any merchant vessel of the United

States, owned wholly, or in part, by a citizen thereof, may oppose

and defend against any aggression, search, restraint, depredation,

or seizure, which shall be attempted upon such vessel, or upon any

other vessel so owned, by the commander or crew of any armed vessel

whatsoever, not being a public armed vessel of some nation in amity

with the United States, and may subdue and capture the same; and

may also retake any vessel so owned which may have been captured by

the commander or crew of any such armed vessel, and send the same

into any port of the United States.

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(R.S. Sec. 4295.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 4295 derived from acts Mar. 3, 1819, ch. 77, Sec. 3, 3

Stat. 513; Jan. 30, 1823, ch. 7, 3 Stat. 721.

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33 USC Sec. 384 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

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Sec. 384. Condemnation of piratical vessels

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Whenever any vessel, which shall have been built, purchased,

fitted out in whole or in part, or held for the purpose of being

employed in the commission of any piratical aggression, search,

restraint, depredation, or seizure, or in the commission of any

other act of piracy as defined by the law of nations, or from which

any piratical aggression, search, restraint, depredation, or

seizure shall have been first attempted or made, is captured and

brought into or captured in any port of the United States, the same

shall be adjudged and condemned to their use, and that of the

captors after due process and trial in any court having admiralty

jurisdiction, and which shall be holden for the district into which

such captured vessel shall be brought; and the same court shall

thereupon order a sale and distribution thereof accordingly, and at

its discretion.

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(R.S. Sec. 4296.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 4296 derived from acts Mar. 3, 1819, ch. 77, Sec. 4, 3

Stat. 513; Jan. 30, 1823, ch. 7, 3 Stat. 721; Aug. 5, 1861, ch. 48,

Sec. 1, 12 Stat. 314.

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33 USC Sec. 385 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

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Sec. 385. Seizure and condemnation of vessels fitted out for piracy

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Any vessel built, purchased, fitted out in whole or in part, or

held for the purpose of being employed in the commission of any

piratical aggression, search, restraint, depredation, or seizure,

or in the commission of any other act of piracy, as defined by the

law of nations, shall be liable to be captured and brought into any

port of the United States if found upon the high seas, or to be

seized if found in any port or place within the United States,

whether the same shall have actually sailed upon any piratical

expedition or not, and whether any act of piracy shall have been

committed or attempted upon or from such vessel or not; and any

such vessel may be adjudged and condemned, if captured by a vessel

authorized as mentioned in section 386 of this title to the use of

the United States, and to that of the captors, and if seized by a

collector, surveyor, or marshal, then to the use of the United

States.

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(R.S. Sec. 4297.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Surveyor, referred to in text, is probably an obsolete office in

view of act July 5, 1932, ch. 430, title I, Sec. 1, 47 Stat. 584,

which abolished the offices of surveyors of customs, except at the

Port of New York. Ports of delivery, except those which were made

ports of entry, were abolished and the use of the term "port of

delivery" was discontinued under the President's plan of

reorganization of the customs service communicated to Congress by

message dated Mar. 3, 1913.

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 4297 derived from act Aug. 5, 1861, ch. 48, Sec. 1, 12

Stat. 314.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

All offices of collector of customs, comptroller of customs,

surveyor of customs, and appraiser of merchandise in Bureau of

Customs of Department of the Treasury to which appointments were

required to be made by President with advice and consent of Senate

ordered abolished with such offices to be terminated not later than

December 31, 1966, by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1965, eff. May 25, 1965,

30 F.R. 7035, 79 Stat. 1317, set out in the Appendix to Title 5,

Government Organization and Employees. All functions of offices

eliminated were already vested in Secretary of the Treasury by

Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64

Stat. 1280, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 386 of this title.

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33 USC Sec. 386 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

CHAPTER 7 - REGULATIONS FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF PIRACY

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Sec. 386. Commissioning private vessels for seizure of piratical

vessels

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The President is authorized to instruct the commanders of the

public-armed vessels of the United States, and to authorize the

commanders of any other armed vessels sailing under the authority

of any letters of marque and reprisal granted by Congress, or the

commanders of any other suitable vessels, to subdue, seize, take,

and, if on the high seas, to send into any port of the United

States, any vessel or boat built, purchased, fitted out, or held as

mentioned in section 385 of this title.

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(R.S. Sec. 4298.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 4298 derived from act Aug. 5, 1861, ch. 48, Sec. 2, 12

Stat. 315.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 385 of this title.

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33 USC Sec. 387 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

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Sec. 387. Duties of officers of customs and marshals as to seizure

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The collectors of the several ports of entry, the surveyors of

the several ports of delivery, and the marshals of the several

judicial districts within the United States, shall seize any vessel

or boat built, purchased, fitted out, or held as mentioned in

section 385 of this title, which may be found within their

respective ports or districts, and to cause the same to be

proceeded against and disposed of as provided by that section.

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(R.S. Sec. 4299.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Surveyors of the several ports of delivery, referred to in text,

are probably obsolete offices in view of act July 5, 1932, ch. 430,

title I, Sec. 1, 47 Stat. 584, which abolished the offices of

surveyors of customs, except at the Port of New York. Ports of

delivery, except those which were made ports of entry, were

abolished and the use of the term "port of delivery" was

discontinued under the President's plan of reorganization of the

customs service communicated to Congress by message dated Mar. 3,

1913.

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 4299 derived from act Aug. 5, 1861, ch. 48, Sec. 3, 12

Stat. 315.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

All offices of collector of customs, comptroller of customs,

surveyor of customs, and appraiser of merchandise in Bureau of

Customs of Department of the Treasury to which appointments were

required to be made by President with advice and consent of Senate

ordered abolished, with such offices to be terminated not later

than December 31, 1966, by Reorg. Plan No. 1, of 1965, eff. May 25,

1965, 30 F.R. 7035, 79 Stat. 1317, set out in the Appendix to Title

5, Government Organization and Employees. All functions of offices

eliminated were already vested in Secretary of the Treasury by

Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64

Stat. 1280, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.

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