Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/906

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106 STAT. 1786 PUBLIC LAW 102-393—OCT. 6, 1992 (B) is authorized in an international agreement between the United States and the foreign country; and "(C) is made to a country which, if applicable, has been certified under section 481(h) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2291(h)). " (3) Nothing in this section shall affect the authority of the Secretary under section 981 of title 18 or section 616 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1616a). "(i) REGULATIONS.—The Secretary may prescribe such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out this section. " (j) CUSTOMS FORFEITURE FUND.— Notwithstanding any other provision of law— "(1) during any period when forfeited currency and proceeds from forfeitures under any law (other than section 7301 or 7302 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) enforced or administered by the Department of the Treasury or the United States Coast Guard, are required to be depositee! in the Fund pursuant to this section— "(A) all moneys required to be deposited in the Customs Forfeiture Fund pursuant to section 613A of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 tJ.S.C. 1613b) shall instead be deposited in the Fund; and "(B) no deposits or withdrawals may be made to or from the Customs Forfeiture Fund pursuant to section 613A of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1613b); and "(2) any funds in the Customs Forfeiture Fund and any obligations of the Customs Forfeiture Fund on the effective date of the Treasury Forfeiture Act of 1992, shall be transferred to the Fund and all administrative costs of such transfer shall be paid for out of the Fund. "(k) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. —The United States shall not be liable in any action relating to proper^ transferred under this section or under section 616 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1616a) if such action is based on an act or omission occurring after the transfer. "(1) AUTHORITY TO WARRANT TITLE.— Following the completion of procedures for the forfeiture of property pursuant to any law enforced or administered by the Department of the Treasury, the Secretary is authorized, at the Secretary's discretion, to warrant clear title to any subsequent purchaser or transferee of such forfeited property. "(m) FORFEITED PROPERTY. —For purposes of this section and notwithstanding section 524(c)(ll) of title 28 or any other law— "(1) during fiscal year 1993, property and currency shall be deemed to be forfeited pursuant to a law enforced or administered by the United States Customs Service if it is forfeited pursuant to— "(A) a judicial forfeiture proceeding when the underly- ing seizure was made by an officer of the United States Customs Service or the property was maintained by the v^ United States Customs Service; or "(B) a civil administrative forfeiture proceeding conducted by the United States Customs Service; and "(2) after fiscal year 1993, property and currency shall be deemed to be forfeited pursuant to a law enforced or administered by a Department of the Treasury law enforcement organization if it is forfeited pursuant to—