(a) The authority vested by section 1644a(b)(1) of this title in the Secretary of the Treasury, by regulation to provide for the application to civil air navigation of the laws and regulations relating to the administration of customs, and of the laws and regulations relating to the entry and clearance of vessels, shall extend to the application in like manner of any of the provisions of this chapter, or of the Anti-Smuggling Act of 1935 [19 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.], or of any regulations promulgated hereunder.
(b) For purposes of section 1518(d) of title 33, the term "customs laws administered by the Secretary of the Treasury" shall mean this chapter and any other provisions of law classified to this title.
(June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title IV, §644, 46 Stat. 761; Pub. L. 96–467, §21(2), (3), Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2228; Pub. L. 98–473, title II, §322, Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2056.)
The Anti-Smuggling Act of 1935, referred to in subsec. (a), probably means the Anti-Smuggling Act which is act Aug. 5, 1935, ch. 438, 49 Stat. 517, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 5 (§1701 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 1711 of this title and Tables.
In subsec. (a), "section 1644a(b)(1) of this title" substituted for "section 1109 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1509)" on authority of Pub. L. 103–272, §6(b), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1378, the first section of which enacted subtitles II, III, and V to X of Title 49, Transportation.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–473 substituted reference to section 1509 of title 49, Appendix, for reference to section 177 of former title 49, struck out reference to the Commissioner of Customs, and inserted reference to the Anti-Smuggling Act of 1935.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–473 reenacted subsec. (b) without change.
1980—Pub. L. 96–467 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).