U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1467. Special Inspection, Examination, and Search

     Whenever a vessel from a foreign port or place or from a port or place in any Territory or possession of the United States arrives at a port or place in the United States or the Virgin Islands, whether directly or via another port or place in the United States or the Virgin Islands, the appropriate customs officer for such port or place of arrival may, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe and for the purpose of assuring compliance with any law, regulation, or instruction which the Secretary of the Treasury or the Customs Service is authorized to enforce, cause inspection, examination, and search to be made of the persons, baggage, and merchandise discharged or unladen from such vessel, whether or not any or all such persons, baggage, or merchandise has previously been inspected, examined, or searched by officers of the customs.

(June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title IV, § 467, as added June 25, 1938, ch. 679, § 11, 52 Stat. 1083; amended Pub. L. 91–271, title III, § 301(g), June 2, 1970, 84 Stat. 288.)

Amendments

     1970—Pub. L. 91–271 substituted reference to appropriate customs officer for reference to collector of customs.

Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

     For effective date of amendment by Pub. L. 91–271, see section 203 of Pub. L. 91–271, set out as a note under section 1500 of this title.

Effective Date

     This section effective on the thirtieth day following June 25, 1938, except as otherwise specifically provided, see section 37 of act June 25, 1938, set out as an Effective Date of 1938 Amendment note under section 1401 of this title.

Transfer of Functions

     Functions of all other officers of Department of the Treasury and functions of all agencies and employees of such Department transferred, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Treasury, with power vested in him to authorize their performance or performance of any of his functions, by any of such officers, agencies, and employees, by Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, 1281, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 1467. Special Inspection, Examination, and Search," U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties in U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed April 19, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYZUIVPIS6QBEHD.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 1467. Special Inspection, Examination, and Search." U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties, in U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 19 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYZUIVPIS6QBEHD.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 1467. Special Inspection, Examination, and Search' in U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 19 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYZUIVPIS6QBEHD.