46 USC 2106: Liability in rem
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

46 USC 2106: Liability in rem Text contains those laws in effect on September 23, 2021
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle II-Vessels and SeamenPart A-General ProvisionsCHAPTER 21-GENERAL

§2106. Liability in rem

When a vessel is made liable in rem under this subtitle, the vessel may be libeled and proceeded against in the district court of the United States for any district in which the vessel is found.

( Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 506 ; Pub. L. 109–304, §15(4), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1702 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource section (U.S. Code)
2106 46:170(14)
  46:216e(e)
  46:390d
  46:391a(14)(C)
  46:436
  46:462
  46:481(c)
  46:497
  46:526o
  46:672(j)
  46:1484(b)

Section 2106 provides that when a vessel is made liable in rem the vessel may be libeled and proceeded against in a United States district court.


Editorial Notes

Amendments

2006-Pub. L. 109–304 substituted "the district court of the United States for any district" for "a district court of the United States".