United States Code

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§ 7735.
Enforcement actions of Attorney General
The Attorney General may—
(1)
prosecute, in the name of the United States, all criminal violations of this chapter that are referred to the Attorney General by the Secretary or are brought to the notice of the Attorney General by any person;
(2)
bring an action to enjoin the violation of or to compel compliance with this chapter, or to enjoin any interference by any person with the Secretary in carrying out this chapter, whenever the Secretary has reason to believe that the person has violated, or is about to violate this chapter, or has interfered, or is about to interfere, with the Secretary; and
(3)
bring an action for the recovery of any unpaid civil penalty, funds under reimbursable agreements, late payment penalty, or interest assessed under this chapter.
(Pub. L. 106–224, title IV, § 425, June 20, 2000, 114 Stat. 451.)
cite as: 7 USC 7735