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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§ 1630. Authority to Settle Claims

(a) In general

     With respect to a claim that cannot be settled under chapter 171 of title 28, the Secretary may settle, for not more than $50,000 in any one case, a claim for damage to, or loss of, privately owned property caused by an investigative or law enforcement officer (as defined in section 2680(h) of title 28) who is employed by the Customs Service and acting within the scope of his or her employment.

(b) Limitations

     The Secretary may not pay a claim under subsection (a) that—

     (1) concerns commercial property;

     (2) is presented to the Secretary more than 1 year after it occurs; or

     (3) is presented by an officer or employee of the United States Government and arose within the scope of employment.

(c) Final settlement

     A claim may be paid under this section only if the claimant accepts the amount of settlement in complete satisfaction of the claim.

(June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title IV, § 630, as added Pub. L. 103–182, title VI, § 670, Dec. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 2216.)

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in title 31 section 9703.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 1630. Authority to Settle Claims," 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 January 26, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8NLB2RAEK4GUDI9.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 1630. Authority to Settle Claims." U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties, in U.S. Code, Title 19, Customs Duties, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 26 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8NLB2RAEK4GUDI9.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 1630. Authority to Settle Claims' 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 26 January 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8NLB2RAEK4GUDI9.