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Immunity from Judicial Seizure

Immunity from Judicial Seizure
Cultural Objects

The U.S. Department of State administers the Immunity from Judicial Seizure statute, which protects from seizure under judicial process certain objects of cultural significance imported into the United States for a temporary display or exhibition. The application requirements and background information about immunity from judicial seizure are provided in these sections:

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