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merchandise, or baggage subject to seizure and forfeiture under the customs laws and who reports the same to an officer of the customs, or who furnishes to a district attorney, to the Secretary of the Treasury, or to any customs officer original information concerning any fraud upon the customs revenue, or a violation of the customs laws perpetrated or contemplated, which detection and seizure or information leads to a recovery of any duties withheld, or of any fine, penalty or forfeiture incurred, may be awarded and paid by the Secretary of the Treasury a compensation of 25 per centum of the net amount recovered, but not to exceed $50,000 in any case, which shall be paid out of moneys appropriated for that purpose. For the purposes of this section, an amount recovered under a bail bond shall be deemed a recovery of a fine incurred. (June 22, 1874, c. 391, sec. 2.)

SEC. 620. SAME-UNITED STATES OFFICERS.—Any officer of the United States who directly or indirectly receives, accepts, or contracts for any portion of the money which may accrue to any person making such detection and seizure, or furnishing such information, shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $10,000, or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or both, and shall be thereafter ineligible to any office of honor, trust, or emolument. Any such person who pays to any such officer, or to any person for the use of such officer, any portion of such money, or anything of value for or because of such money, shall have a right of action against such officer, or his legal representatives, or against such person, or his legal representatives, and shall be entitled to recover the money so paid or the thing of value so given.

SEC. 621. LIMITATION OF ACTIONS.—No suit or action to recover any pecuniary penalty or forfeiture of property accruing under the customs laws shall be instituted unless such suit or action is commenced within five years after the time when such penalty or forfeiture accrued: Provided, That the time of the absence from the United States of the person subject to such penalty or forfeiture, or of any concealment or absence of the property, shall not be reckoned within this period of limitation.

SEC. 622. EMERGENCY OF WAR.—Whenever the President shall by proclamation declare an emergency to exist by reason of a state of war, or otherwise, he may authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to extend during the continuance of such emergency the time herein prescribed for the performance of any act.

Sec. 623. GENERAL REGULATIONS.-In addition to the specific powers conferred by this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to make such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.

PART 6.-REPEALING PROVISIONS

SEC. 641. RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES.-The repeal of existing laws or modifications thereof embraced in this Act shall not affect any act done, nor any right accruing or accrued, nor any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil or criminal case prior to said repeal or modifications, but all liabilities under said laws shall continue and may be enforced in the same manner as if said repeal

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or modifications had not been made. All offenses committed and all penalties, forfeitures, or liabilities incurred prior to the taking effect hereof, under any statute embraced in, or changed, modified, or repealed by this Act, may be prosecuted and punished in the same manner and with the same effect as if this Act had not been passed. No acts of limitation now in force, whether applicable to civil causes and proceedings, or to the prosecution of offenses or for the recovery of penalties or forfeitures embraced in, modified, changed, or repealed by this Act shall be affected thereby so far as they affect any suits, proceedings, or prosecutions, whether civil or criminal, for causes arising or acts done or committed prior to the taking effect of this Act, which may be commenced and prosecuted within the same time and with the same effect as if this Act had not been passed.

SEC. 642. REVISED STATUTES. The following sections of the Revised Statutes, as amended, are hereby repealed : 909, 2520, 2521, 2524, 2537, 2540, 2554, 2561, 2581, 2588, 2589, 2590, 2609, 2610, 2637, 2638, 2652, 2770, 2771, 2772, 2773, 2774 2775, 2776, 2777, 2778, 2779, 2780, 2781, 2782, 2783, 2784, 2785, 2786, 2787, 2788, 2789, 2790, 2791, 2794, 2795, 2796, 2797, 2798, 2799, 2800, 2801, 2802, 2803, 2805, 2806, 2807, 2808, 2809, 2810, 1811, 2812, 2013, 2814, 2815, 2816, 2817, 2818, 2819, 2820, 2821, 2822, 2823, 2824, 2825, 2826, 2827, 2828, 2829, 2830, 2831, 2832, 2833, 2834, 2836, 2837, 2840, 2842, 2844, 2846, 2847, 2848, 2849, 2850, 2852, 2857, 2859, 2864, 2865, 2867, 2868, 2869, 2870, 2872, 2873, 2874, 2875, 2876, 2877, 2878, 2879, 2880, 2881, 2882, 2883, 2884, 2887, 2888, 2889, 2890, 2891, 2892, 2893, 2894, 2895, 2896, 2898, 2899, 2901, 2906, 2910, 2911, 2912, 2913, 2014, 2015, 2916, 2920, 2921, 2925, 2926, 2928, 2933, 2935, 2936, 2937, 2939, 2945, 2946, 2947, 2948, 2949, 2950, 2953, 2954, 2955, 2956, 2957, 2958, 2959, 2960, 2961, 2962, 2963, 2964, 2965, 2966, 2967, 2968, 2969, 2970, 2971, 2972, 2973, 2974, 2975, 2976, 2977, 2978, 2979, 2980, 2981, 2982, 2983, 2984, 2985, 2986, 2987 2988, 2989, 2998, 3000, 3001, 3002, 3003, 3004, 3005, 3006, 3007, 3008, 3010, 3015, 3016, 3017, 3018, 3019, 3020, 3021, 3022, 3023, 3024, 3025, 3026, 3028, 3029, 3030, 3031, 3032, 3033, 3031, 3035, 3036, 3037, 3038, 3039, 3010, 3041, 3012, 3043, 3044, 3045, 3046, 3047, 3049, 3050, 3051, 3052, 3053, 3054, 3055, 3056, 3057, 3058, 3059, 3060, 3063, 3064, 3065, 3066, 3067, 3069, 3070, 3074, 3075, 3076, 3077, 3078, 3079, 3080, 3081, 3082, 3083, 3084, 3085, 3086, 3088, 3090, 3095, 3096, 3097, 3098, 3099, 3100, 3101, 3102, 3103, 3104, 3105, 3106, 3107, 3108, 3110, 3120, 3121, 3123, 3128, 3129, 4209, 4210, 4211, 5292, and 5293.

SEC. 643. STATUTES AT LARGE.— The following Acts and parts of Acts are hereby repealed: The Act of March 24, 1874, chapter 65; Act of June 22, 1874, chapter 391; sections 3, 4, 6, 7, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, and 25; Act of March 3, 1875; chapter 136, Act of May 1, 1876, chapter 89; Act of June 20, 1876, chapter 136, as amended; Act of June 10, 1880, chapter 190, as amended; Act of February 8, 1881, chapter 34; Act of February 23, 1887, chapter 218; Act of June 10, 1890, chapter 407, as amended, except sections 12 and 22; Act of March 2, 1895, chapter 177, section 9; Act of February 2, 1899, chapter 84; Act of February 13, 1911, chapter 46, sections i, 2, 3, and 4; Act of October 3, 1913, chapter 16, section III; and

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Titles I, III and V of the Act entitled "An Act Imposing temporary duties upon certain agricultural products to meet present emergencies and to provide revenue; to regulate commence with foreign countries; to prevent dumping of foreign merchandise on the markets of the United States; to regulate the value of foreign money; and for other purposes," approved May 27, 1921, as amended.

SEC. 644. GENERAL REPEAL.—All laws and parts of laws inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.

SEC. 645. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this title shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of said Act, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.

Sec. 646. Unless otherwise herein specially provided, this Act shall take effect on the day following its passage.

SEC. 647. This Act may be cited as the “ Tariff Act of 1922." (Sept. 21, 1922.)

TABLE OF LAWS INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME

The following table gives the sections of the Revised Statutes, with dates of amendatory acts, included in this compilation, with the page of this volume on which they may be found.

The table beginning at page 499 gives the dates of acts and parts of acts subsequent to the Revised Statutes (Dec. 1, 1873), with dates of amendatory acts, included in this compilation, with the page of this volume on which they may be found.

SECTIONS OF THE REVISED STATUTES

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1 July 18, 1866

June 29, 1870
341 Feb. 25, 1871
341 do.
284 June 21, 1866
284
72 Aug. 8, 1846

Mar. 3, 1911
375 A pr. 30, 1790
375 Sept. 24, 1789

72 Feb. 26, 1853
372 Aug. 4, 1790

Dec. 31, 1792
Feb. 18, 1793

Mar. 2, 1799
372 Aug.

4, 1790 Dec. 31, 1792 Feb. 18. 1793

Mar. 2, 1799
372 Aug. 4, 1790

Dec. 31, 1792
Feb. 18, 1793
Mar. 2, 1799

Apr. 5, 1832
88 Aug.

4, 1790
Dec. 31, 1792
Feb. 18, 1793
Mar. 2, 1799

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Mar. 3, 1849
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May 7, 1822
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165 Aug. 18, 1856
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166 Mar. 3. 1869
190 July 27, 1868
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159 Mar. 2, 1799
159 June 4, 1872
159 Feb. 10, 1871
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156 July 18, 1866
156 Mar. 2, 1799
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Feb. 10, 1871 168 July 18, 1866

Feb. 10, 1871 168 July 18, 1866

Feb. 10, 1871 164 July 18, 1866 Sept. 21, 1922 164 do.

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July 29, 1850 19 Dec. 31,1792 19 do. 22

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Mar. 2, 1799 152 Aug. 18, 1856 160 Mar, 3, 1817

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Aug. 23, 1842 153 Aug. 18, 1856 June 26, 1884 5 Aug. 7,1848 Mar. 3, 1883 June 29, 1870 Jan. 16, 1895

Aug. 20, 1912 5 Aug. 7,1848 5 June 29, 1870 6

Do. 141 July 20, 1790 June 26, 1884

Apr. 27, 1816 June 19, 1886
Jan. 14, 1817
Mar. 1, 1817
Mar. 3, 1817 July 24, 1897
May 31, 1830 Apr. 30, 1900
July 14, 1862 May 28, 1908
June 28, 1864 Aug. 5, 1909

Mar. 3, 1865 139 July 14, 1870 Apr. 30, 1900

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