[USC05] 16 USC 2435: Unlawful activities
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

16 USC 2435: Unlawful activities Text contains those laws in effect on June 20, 2021
From Title 16-CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 44A-ANTARCTIC MARINE LIVING RESOURCES CONVENTION

§2435. Unlawful activities

It is unlawful for any person-

(1) to engage in harvesting or other associated activities in violation of the provisions of the Convention or in violation of a conservation measure in force with respect to the United States pursuant to article IX of the Convention;

(2) to violate any regulation promulgated under this chapter;

(3) to ship, transport, offer for sale, sell, purchase, import, export, or have custody, control or possession of, any Antarctic marine living resource (or part or product thereof) harvested in violation of a conservation measure in force with respect to the United States pursuant to article IX of the Convention or in violation of any regulation promulgated under this chapter, without regard to the citizenship of the person that harvested, or vessel that was used in the harvesting of, the Antarctic marine living resource (or part or product thereof);

(4) to refuse to permit any authorized officer or employee of the United States to board a vessel of the United States or a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States for purposes of conducting any search, investigation, or inspection in connection with the enforcement of the Convention, this chapter, or any regulations promulgated under this chapter;

(5) to assault, resist, oppose, impede, intimidate, or interfere with any authorized officer or employee of the United States in the conduct of any search, investigation, or inspection described in paragraph (4);

(6) to resist a lawful arrest or detention for any act prohibited by this section; or

(7) to interfere with, delay, or prevent, by any means, the apprehension, arrest, or detention of another person, knowing that such other person has committed any act prohibited by this section.

( Pub. L. 98–623, title III, §306, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3401 ; Pub. L. 114–81, title I, §106(1), Nov. 5, 2015, 129 Stat. 657 .)

Amendments

2015-Par. (3). Pub. L. 114–81, §106(1)(A), struck out "which he knows, or reasonably should have known, was" before "harvested in violation".

Pars. (4), (5). Pub. L. 114–81, §106(1)(B), (C), inserted ", investigation," after "search".