28 U.S.C. § 1609

Current through P.L. 116-226 (12/20/2020)
Section 1609 - Immunity from attachment and execution of property of a foreign state

Subject to existing international agreements to which the United States is a party at the time of enactment of this Act the property in the United States of a foreign state shall be immune from attachment arrest and execution except as provided in sections 1610 and 1611 of this chapter.

28 U.S.C. § 1609

Added Pub. L. 94-583, §4(a), Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2895.

REFERENCES IN TEXT The time of enactment of this Act, referred to in text, probably means the time of enactment of Pub. L. 94-583 which was approved Oct. 21, 1976.

EFFECTIVE DATE Section effective 90 days after Oct. 21, 1976, see section 8 of Pub. L. 94-583 set out as a note under section 1602 of this title.