46 U.S. Code § 7501 - Duplicates

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(a) If a license, certificate of registry, or merchant mariner’s document issued under this part is lost as a result of a marine casualty, the holder shall be supplied with a duplicate without cost.
(b) For any other loss, the seaman may obtain a duplicate on payment of reasonable costs prescribed by regulation by the Secretary.


(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 545; Pub. L. 99–36, § 1(a)(9)(C),May 15, 1985, 99 Stat. 68.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
7501 46:643(h)

Section 7501 (a) provides that if a license, certificate or document issued to an individual is lost due to a marine casualty, the individual will be supplied with a duplicate without cost.
Subsection (b) provides that if a license, certificate or document is lost for any reason other than a marine casualty, the seaman must pay a reasonable cost for the replacement.

1985—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–36substituted “certificate of registry, or merchant mariner’s document” for “certificate, or document”.

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46 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 7501prec2012112-213 [Sec.] 306(b)126 Stat. 1565

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