U.S. Code, Title 46, Shipping

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

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§ 3311. Certificate of Inspection Required

     (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a vessel subject to inspection under this part may not be operated without having on board a certificate of inspection issued under section 3309 of this title.

     (b) The Secretary may direct the owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel subject to inspection under this chapter and not having on board a certificate of inspection—

     (1) to have the vessel proceed to mooring and remain there until a certificate of inspection is issued;

     (2) to take immediate steps necessary for the safety of the vessel, individuals on board the vessel, or the environment; or

     (3) to have the vessel proceed to a place to make repairs necessary to obtain a certificate of inspection.

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 515; Pub. L. 98–498, title II, § 211(b), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2304.)

Historical and Revision Notes

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Source section (U.S. Code)

3311      46:390c 46:395 46:399

     Section 3311 prohibits the operation of a vessel subject to inspection without having on board a valid certificate of inspection.

Amendments

     1984—Pub. L. 98–498 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), substituted "Except as provided in subsection (b), a vessel" for "A vessel", struck out "valid" before "certificate of inspection", and added subsec. (b).

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in section 3318 of this title.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 3311. Certificate of Inspection Required," U.S. Code, Title 46, Shipping in U.S. Code, Title 46, Shipping (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed April 22, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLCY11QUM36IT2A.

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