U.S. Code, Title 46, Shipping

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 5114. Use of Customs Service Officers and Employees for Enforcement

     (a) With the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary may use an officer or employee of the United States Customs Service to enforce this chapter and the regulations prescribed under this chapter.

     (b) The Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of the Treasury before prescribing a regulation that affects the enforcement responsibilities of an officer or employee of the Customs Service.

(Pub. L. 99–509, title V, § 5101(2), Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1918; Pub. L. 101–595, title VI, § 603(4), Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 2993.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section 5114

     Source: Section (U.S. Code) 46 App. U.S.C. 86

     Section 5114(a) authorizes the Secretary to use a Customs Service officer or employee to enforce load line requirements. The expected role of a Customs Service officer or employee in this regard is to ensure that a vessel is carrying a load line certificate and that the load line is not submerged.

     Section 5114(b) requires the Secretary to consult with the Secretary of the Treasury before prescribing a regulation that affects the enforcement responsibilities of a Customs Service officer or employee.

Amendments

     1990—Pub. L. 101–595 substituted "officers and employees" for "officers employees" in section catchline.

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