United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/13th Congress/3rd Session/Chapter 85
Repeal of all acts and parts of acts which prohibit the entrance of foreign vessels into the waters of the United States.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all acts or parts of acts, which prohibit the entrance of the vessels of any foreign nation into the harbours or waters under the jurisdiction of the United States be, and the same are hereby repealed.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the “Act to prohibit American vessels from proceeding to, or trading with, the enemies of the United States, and for other purposes,”Act of July 6, 1812, ch. 129.
Repealed. passed the sixth day of July, eighteen hundred and twelve, be, and the same is hereby repealed.
Act of Aug. 2, 1813, ch. 57.
Repealed.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the “Act to prohibit the use of licenses or passes, granted by the authority of the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland,” passed the second day of August, eighteen hundred and thirteen, be, and the same is hereby repealed.
Penalties to be recovered as if acts had not been repealed.Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That all penalties and forfeitures which have been incurred by virtue of the acts or parts of acts hereby repealed, shall be recovered and distributed in like manner as if the same had continued in full force.
Approved, March 3, 1815.