[USC02] 28 USC 463: Expenses of litigation
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28 USC 463: Expenses of litigation Text contains those laws in effect on April 16, 2021
From Title 28-JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDUREPART I-ORGANIZATION OF COURTSCHAPTER 21-GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO COURTS AND JUDGES

§463. Expenses of litigation

Whenever a Chief Justice, justice, judge, officer, or employee of any United States court is sued in his official capacity, or is otherwise required to defend acts taken or omissions made in his official capacity, and the services of an attorney for the Government are not reasonably available pursuant to chapter 31 of this title, the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts may pay the costs of his defense. The Director shall prescribe regulations for such payments subject to the approval of the Judicial Conference of the United States.

(Added Pub. L. 97–164, title I, §116(a), Apr. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 32 .)


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1982, see section 402 of Pub. L. 97–164, set out as an Effective Date of 1982 Amendment note under section 171 of this title.