The Wild Bird Conservation Act: Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries and the Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 5013 ... June 16, 1992
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992 - 209 pages
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Page 84 - In case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpoena served upon any person pursuant to this paragraph, the district court of the United States for any district in which such person is found or resides or transacts business, upon application by the United States and after notice to such person, shall have jurisdiction to issue an order requiring such person to appear and give testimony before the...
Page 84 - Witnesses summoned shall be paid the same fees and mileage that are paid to witnesses In the courts of the United States. In case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpena served upon any person pursuant to this paragraph, the district court of...
Page 85 - Each such Secretary may utilize by agreement, with or without reimbursement, the personnel, services, and facilities of any other Federal agency or any State agency for purposes of enforcing this chapter.
Page 82 - Agreement shall be construed to prevent the adoption or enforcement by any contracting party of measures: [....] (b) necessary to protect human, animal or plant life or health; [....] (g) relating to the conservation of exhaustible natural resources if such measures are made effective in conjunction with restrictions on domestic production or consumption.
Page 84 - Secretary may issue subpoenas for the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of relevant papers, books, and documents, and administer oaths.
Page 84 - No penalty may be assessed under this subsection unless such person is given notice and opportunity for a hearing with respect to such violation.
Page 84 - Any person whose rights secured by the provisions of this title have been infringed by any violation of this title may bring a civil action in a district court of the United States for such relief (including injunctions) as may be appropriate.
Page 86 - Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection any person may commence a civil suit on his own behalf — (A) to enjoin any person, including the United States and any other governmental instrumentality or agency (to the extent permitted by the eleventh amendment to the Constitution), who is alleged to be in violation of any provision of this . Act or regulation issued under the authority thereof...
Page 84 - Upon any failure to pay a penalty assessed under this subsection, the Secretary may request the Attorney General to Institute a civil action In a district court of the United States for any district In which such person is found, resides, or transacts business to collect the penalty and such court shall have jurisdiction to hear and decide any such action.
Page 53 - Subpart J— Standards for the Humane and Healthful Transport of Wild Mammals and Birds to the United States SOURCE: 57 FR 27108, June 17, 1992, unless otherwise noted.