U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters

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

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§ 2020. Application (Rule 20)

(a) Compliance in all weathers

     Rules in this Part shall be complied with in all weathers.

(b) Rules concerning lights complied with from sunset to sunrise; other lights

     The Rules concerning lights shall be complied with from sunset to sunrise, and during such times no other lights shall be exhibited, except such lights as cannot be mistaken for the lights specified in these Rules or do not impair their visibility or distinctive character, or interfere with the keeping of a proper lookout.

(c) Lights during daylight hours in restricted visibility; other circumstances

     The lights prescribed by these Rules shall, if carried, also be exhibited from sunrise to sunset in restricted visibility and may be exhibited in all other circumstances when it is deemed necessary.

(d) Rules concerning shapes; compliance by day

     The Rules concerning shapes shall be complied with by day.

(e) Annex

     The lights and shapes specified in these Rules shall comply with the provisions of Annex I of these Rules.

(Pub. L. 96–591, § 2, Dec. 24, 1980, 94 Stat. 3423.)

References in Text

     Rules in this Part, referred to in par. (a), mean sections 2020 to 2031 of this title.

     The Rules, referred to in pars. (b) and (d), and these Rules, referred to in pars. (c) and (e), respectively, are the Inland Navigational Rules which are classified to this subchapter.

     Annex I of these Rules, referred to in par. (e), is to be established by the Secretary under section 2071 of this title.

Codification

     Section was enacted as part of section 2 of Pub. L. 96–591 which enacted the Inland Navigational Rules which comprise this subchapter.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in section 2031 of this title.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 2020. Application (Rule 20)," U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed January 25, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=488QCK9N3PGTCUJ.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 2020. Application (Rule 20)." U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 25 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=488QCK9N3PGTCUJ.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 2020. Application (Rule 20)' in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 25 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=488QCK9N3PGTCUJ.