Powers of district court over prize property notwithstanding appeal Notwithstanding an appeal, the district court may make and execute all necessary orders for the custody and disposal of prize property. § 7680. Appeals and amendments in prize causes (a) A United States Court of Appeals may allow an appeal in a prize cause if it appears that a notice of appeal was filed with the clerk of the district court within thirty days after the final decree in that cause. (b) A United States Court of Appeals, if in its opinion justice requires it, may allow amendments in form or substance of any appeal in a prize cause. § 7681. Reciprocal privileges to cobelligerent (a) A cobelligerent of the United States that consents to the exercise of jurisdiction conferred by section 7652(a) of this title with respect to any prize of the United States brought into the territorial waters of the cobelligerent or appropriated for the use of the United States within those territorial waters shall be given, upon proclamation by the President of the United States, like privileges with respect to any prize captured under the authority of that cobelligerent and brought into the territorial waters of the United States or appropriated for the use of the cobelligerent within the territorial waters of the United States. (b) Reciprocal recognition shall be given to the jurisdiction acquired by courts of a cobelligerent under this section and full faith and credit shall be given to all proceedings had or judgments rendered in the exercise of that jurisdiction. CHAPTER 657.—STAY OF JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS Sec. 7721. 7722. 7723. 7724. 7725. 7726. 7727. 7728. 7729. 7730.
Scope of chapter. Stay of suit. Stay of proceedings for preserving evidence after stay of suit. Stay of proceedings for taking evidence before suit is filed. Stay extended or shortened, Re(?onsideration of stay. Duration of stay, Restricted certificate. Investigation before issue of certificate. Evidence admissible when witness is not available.
§ 7721. Scope of chapter (a) This chapter applies to any suit against the United States under sections 781-790 of title 46 for— (1) damage caused by a vessel in the naval service: or (2) compensation for towage or salvage services, including contract salvage, rendered to a vessel in the naval service. (b) In this chapter "vessel in the naval service" means— (1) any vessel of the Navy, manned by the Navy, or chartered on bareboat charter to the Navy; or (2) when the Coast Guard is operating as a service in the Navy, any vessel of the Coast Guard, manned by the Coast Guard, or chartered on bareboat charter to the Coast Guard.