18 U.S.C. § 3506 : US Code - Section 3506: Service of papers filed in opposition to official request by United States to foreign government for criminal evidence

Search 18 U.S.C. § 3506 : US Code - Section 3506: Service of papers filed in opposition to official request by United States to foreign government for criminal evidence

      (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, any
    national or resident of the United States who submits, or causes to
    be submitted, a pleading or other document to a court or other
    authority in a foreign country in opposition to an official request
    for evidence of an offense shall serve such pleading or other
    document on the Attorney General at the time such pleading or other
    document is submitted.
      (b) Any person who is a party to a criminal proceeding in a court
    of the United States who submits, or causes to be submitted, a
    pleading or other document to a court or other authority in a
    foreign country in opposition to an official request for evidence
    of an offense that is a subject of such proceeding shall serve such
    pleading or other document on the appropriate attorney for the
    Government, pursuant to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, at
    the time such pleading or other document is submitted.
      (c) As used in this section, the term "official request" means a
    letter rogatory, a request under a treaty or convention, or any
    other request for evidence made by a court of the United States or
    an authority of the United States having criminal law enforcement
    responsibility, to a court or other authority of a foreign country.