For the efficient administration and enforcement of this chapter, the provision (including penalties) of sections Secretary in administering and enforcing the provisions of this chapter and to any person with respect to whom such authority is exercised. The Secretary, in person or by such agents as he may designate, may prosecute any inquiry necessary to his duties under this chapter in any part of the United States, and the powers conferred by said sections and of title 15 on the district courts of the United States may be exercised for the purposes of this chapter by any court designated in section of this title., , and of title 15 (except paragraphs (c) through (h) of section 46 and the last paragraph of section 49 1 of title 15), and the provisions of section 409(l) 1 of title 47, are made applicable to the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of the
1 See References in Text note below.
21 U.S.C. § 467d
REFERENCES IN TEXTThe last paragraph of sectionof title 15, and the provisions of section of title 47, referred to in text, which related to immunity of witnesses, were repealed by sections 211 and 242, respectively, of Pub. L. 91-452, Oct. 15, 1970, title II, 84 Stat. 929, 930. For provisions relating to immunity of witnesses, see section et seq. of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.
- The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture or his delegate.
- United States
- The term "United States" means the States, the District of Columbia, and the territories of the United States.
- The term "person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other business unit.