The provisions of this chapter shall not apply with respect to a seizure made by a country at war with the United States or a seizure made in accordance with the provisions of any applicable convention or treaty, if that treaty or convention was made with advice and consent to  the Senate and was in force and effect for the United States and the seizing country at the time of the seizure.
1984—Pub. L. 98–364substituted “any applicable convention or treaty, if that treaty or convention was made with advice and consent to the Senate and was in force and effect for the United States and the seizing country at the time of the seizure” for “any fishery convention or treaty to which the United States is a party”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–364applicable with respect to seizures made after Apr. 1, 1983, by foreign countries of vessels of the United States, see section 303(c) ofPub. L. 98–364, set out as a note under section
1972 of this title.
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