46 U.S. Code § 14303 - Tonnage Certificate

(a) After measuring a vessel under this chapter, the Secretary shall issue, on request of the owner, an International Tonnage Certificate (1969) and deliver it to the owner or master of the vessel. For a vessel to which the Convention does not apply, the Secretary shall prescribe a certificate to be issued as evidence of a vessel’s measurement under this chapter.
(b) The certificate issued under this section shall be maintained as required by the Secretary.

Source

(Pub. L. 99–509, title V, § 5101(3),Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1921; Pub. L. 111–281, title III, § 303(e)(1),Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2925.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section 14303
Source: International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships.
Section 14303 (a) requires the Secretary to issue, on the request of the owner, an International Tonnage Certificate after measuring a vessel under this chapter. Section 14303 (b) requires that the certificate be maintained as required by the Secretary.
Amendments

2010—Pub. L. 111–281, § 303(e)(1)(C), struck out “International” before “Tonnage” and “(1969)” after “Certificate” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–281, § 303(e)(1)(A), inserted at end “For a vessel to which the Convention does not apply, the Secretary shall prescribe a certificate to be issued as evidence of a vessel’s measurement under this chapter.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 111–281, § 303(e)(1)(B), inserted “issued under this section” after “The certificate”.

 

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