Provisions of the Special Foreign Assistance Act of 1986Relative to the Assets of Jean Claude Duvalier

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Section 204 of the Special Foreign Assistance Act of 1986 requires the President to freeze or otherwise prevent the dissipation of assets, allegedly stolen by the former president of Haiti, that are the subject of litigation to determine their ownership. The President is not required to freeze assets that are not the subject of litigation by the government of Haiti.

Updated July 9, 2014