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ti Proderty raken ar terained under this section shail 101 je repieranie, but mail ve teemei to be in the CUSTHY oť tie titomev Generi. HinTecs onit to the grriers and deerees at the court or the oficiai baving jurstier on riieren t Wienerer property is seizeri nder the provisions oť this sitetie itomey Generzi ray
piace e propery under en: 1remove the property to i piace designated by nim: or
ceruire that the General Services iministruion 2x2 custoriy of the property and remove it to in approprate location for disposition in sccord
ance wr iaw. ti Il provisions of uw relating to the seizure. summary and judiciai tortaiture, and condemnation of property for violation of the customs laws: the discosition of such property or the proceeds from the sale thereot: the remission or mitition of such torfeitures: and the compromise otsiaims and the iwird of compensation to intormers in respect of such forteitures shaI apoly to seizures and forfeitures incurred. or leged to have been incurred, under the provisions of this titie, insofir as applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions hereot: except that sich duties is are imposed upon the customs officer oc any other person with respect to the seizure ind forfeiture of property under the customs laws shall be performed with respect to seizures ard forfeitures of property under this title by such oticers, agents, or other persons as may be authorized or desig. nated for that purpose by the Ittorney General, except to the extent that such duties arise from seizures and forfeitures effected by any customs officer.
le) Waenever property is forteited under this title the Attorney General may
(1) retain the property for oficial use:
(2) sell any forfeited property which is not required to be destroved by law and which is not harmful to the public, but the proceeds from any such sale shall be used to pay all proper expenses of the proceedings for forfeiture and sale including erpenses of seizure, maintenance of custody, advertising and court costs;
(3) require thit the General Services Administration take custody of the property and remove it for disposition in accordance with law: or
(4) forward it to the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs for disposition (including delivery for medical or scientific use to any Federal or State agency under regulations of the Attorney
General). (f) All controlled substances in schedule I that are possessed, transferred, sold, or offered for sale in violation of the provisions of this title shall be deemed contraband and seized and summarily forfeited to the United States. Similarly, all substances in schedule I, which are seized or come into the possession of the United States, the owners of which are unknown, shall be deemed contraband and summarily forfeited to the United States.
(g) (1) All species of plants from which controlled substances in schedules I and II may be derived which have been planted or cultivated in violation of this title, or of which the owners or cultivators are unknown, or which are wild growths, may be seized and summarily forfeited to the United States.
(2) The failure, upon demand by the Attorney General or his duly authorized agent, of the person in occupancy or in control of land or premises upon which such species of plants are growing or being stored, to produce an appropriate registration, or proof that he is the holder thereof, shall constitute authority for the seizure and forfeiture.
(3) The Attorney General, or his duly authorized agent, shall have authority to enter upon any lands, or into any dwelling pursuant to a search warrant, to cut, harvest, carry off, or destroy such plants.
Sec. 512. (a) The district courts of the United States 21 U.S.C. 882 and all courts exercising general jurisdiction in the territories and possessions of the United States shall have jurisdiction in proceedings in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to enjoin violations of this title.
(b) In case of an alleged violation of an injunction or restraining order issued under this section, trial shall, upon demand of the accused, be by a jury in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Sec. 513. Before any violation of this title is reported 21 U.S.C. 888 by the Director of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs to any United States attorney for institution of a criminal proceeding, the Director may require that the person against whom such proceeding is contemplated be given appropriate notice and an opportunity to present his views, either orally or in writing, with regard to such contemplated proceeding.
IMMUNITY AND PRIVILEGE
Sec. 514. (a) Whenever a witness refuses, on the basis 21 U.S.C. 884 of his privilege against self-incrimination, to testify or
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provide other information in a proceeding before a court or grand jury of the United States, involving a violation of this title, and the person presiding over the proceeding communicates to the witness an order issued under this section, the witness may not refuse to comply with the order on the basis of his privilege against self-incrimination. But no testimony or other information compelled under the order issued under subsection (b) of this section or any information obtained by the exploitation of such testimony or other information, may be used against the witness in any criminal case, including any criminal case brought in a court of a State, except a prosecution for perjury, giving a false statement, or otherwise failing to comply with the order.
(b) In the case of any individual who has been or may be called to testify or provide other information at any proceeding before a court or grand jury of the United States, the United States district court for the judicial district in which the proceeding is or may be held shall issue, upon the request of the United States attorney for such district, an order requiring such individual to give any testimony or provide any other information which he refuses to give or provide on the basis of his privilege against self-incrimination.
(c) A United States attorney may, with the approval of the Attorney General or the Deputy Attorney General, or any Assistant Attorney General designated by the Attorney General, request an order under subsection (b) when in his judgment
(1) the testimony or other information from such individual may be necessary to the public interest; and
(2) such individual has refused or is likely to refuse to testify or provide other information on the basis of his privilege against self-incrimination.
BURDEN OF PROOF; LIABILITIES
21 U.S.C. 885
Sec. 515. (a) (1) It shall not be necessary for the United States to negative any exemption or exception set forth in this title in any complaint, information, indictment, or other pleading or in any trial, hearing, or other proceeding under this title, and the burden of going forward with the evidence with respect to any such exemption or exception shall be upon the person claiming its benefit.
(2) In the case of a person charged under section 404 (a) with the possession of a controlled substance, any label identifying such substance for purposes of section 503 (b) (2) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act shall be admissible in evidence and shall be prima facie evidence that such substance was obtained pursuant to a valid prescription from a practitioner while acting in the course of his professional practice.
(b) In the absence of proof that a person is the duly authorized holder of an appropriate registration or order form issued under this title, he shall be presumed not to be the holder of such registration or form, and the burden of going forward with the evidence with respect to such registration or form shall be upon him.
(c) The burden of going forward with the evidence to establish that a vehicle, vessel, or aircraft used in connection with controlled substances in schedule I was used in accordance with the provisions of this title shall be on the persons engaged in such use.
(d) Except as provided in sections 2234 and 2235 of title 18, United States Code, no civil or criminal liability shall be imposed by virtue of this title upon any duly authorized Federal officer lawfully engaged in the enforcement of this title, or upon any duly authorized officer of any State, territory, political subdivision thereof, the District of Columbia, or any possession of the United States, who shall be lawfully engaged in the enforcement of any law or municipal ordinance relating to controlled substances.
PAYMENTS AND ADVANCES Sec. 516. (a) The Attorney General is authorized to 21 U.S.C. 886 pay any person, from funds appropriated for the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, for information concerning a violation of this title, such sum or sums of money as he may deem appropriate, without reference to any moieties or rewards to which such person may otherwise be entitled by law.
(b) Moneys expended from appropriations of the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs for purchase of controlled substances and subsequently recovered shall be reimbursed to the current appropriation for the Bureau.
(c) The Attorney General is authorized to direct the advance of funds by the Treasury Department in connection with the enforcement of this title.
PART F-ADVISORY COMMISSION
ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMISSION ON MARIHUANA AND DRUG
Sec. 601. (a) There is established a commission to be 21 U.S.C. 801 known as the Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse (hereafter in this section referred to as the “Commission”). The Commission shall be composed of
(1) two Members of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate;
. Vienbers if the Eonse of Representacives inpointest or Tile Denker oi ne Eunse of Represenrarves: ind
wine nembers uppointed by die President of tile Cniteii rares. Àt 10 me wail nore ciian ne of the nembers appointed under parigmann i.). Ir more man me ut me members appointed inder paragrunn.or nore can live of the members uppninteri nder paragrign:}: be members of tile same Jouacai parv..
Dj The President mal tesignate one of the members oť the Commission is Chairman, and one as Vice Chairman. Seren nembers at me Commission sha i coastbite k quorum. but a esser number may condict hearings.
2 Members at the Commission who ure Members of Congress or ill-time ficers or employees of the Laited Scates shall serve wrhout udtonai compensation but shall be reimourseri for trarei, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the duties vested in the Commission. Members of the Commission from privzte lite snal receive $100 per diem Wie engigel in me whai performance of the daties vested in me Commission. Duus reimoursement for travel. subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of suen duties.
(3) The Commission shall meer u the call of the Chairman op at the eail of u majority of the members thereof.
leli 1) The Commission shall have the power to appoint and fix the ecmpensation of such personnel as it deems advisable, without regard to the provisions of title á, Unitesi Scazes Code, governing appointments in the competitive service, and the provisions of chapter 51 and bena pter III of chapter 33 of such titie. relating to elassification and General Seherile pay rites.
(2) The Commission may procure, in accordance with the provisions of section 3109 of title 5. United States Code, the temporary or intermittent services of experts or coneultanta. Persons so employed shall receive compensation at a rate to be fired by the Commission, but not in excess of $75 per diem, including travel time. While away from his home or regular place of business in the performance of services for the Commission, any such person may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by seetion 5703(b) of title 5, United States Code, for persons in the Government service employed intermittently.
(3) The Commission may secure directly from any department or agency of the United States information necessary to enable it to carry out its duties under this sertion. (pon request of the Chairman of the Commisgion, such department or agency shall furnish such information to the Commission.