46 U.S. Code Chapter 51 - LOAD LINES

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Sec. 5101. Definitions. 5102. Application. 5103. Load line requirements. 5104. Assignment of load lines. 5105. Load line surveys. 5106. Load line certificate. 5107. Delegation of authority. 5108. Special exemptions. 5109. Reciprocity for foreign vessels. 5110. Submersible vessels. 5111. Providing loading information. 5112. Loading restrictions. 5113. Detention of vessels. 5114. Use of Customs Service officers and employees for enforcement. [5115. Repealed.] 5116. Penalties.
Historical and Revision Notes

Chapter 51 provides for the assignment of load lines and issuance of load line certificates to vessels, and requires that certain classes of vessels be marked with load lines.

1990—Pub. L. 101–595, title VI, § 603(5)(B),Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 2993, struck out item 5115 “Regulations”.

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46 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 51022012112-213 [Sec.] 305(d)(1)126 Stat. 1565
§ 51032012112-213 [Sec.] 305(d)(2)126 Stat. 1565


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