47 U.S. Code § 383 - Exemptions by Commission

The Commission shall exempt from the provisions of this part any vessel, or class of vessels, in the case of which the route or conditions of the voyage, or other conditions or circumstances, are such as to render a radio installation unreasonable, unnecessary, or ineffective, for the purposes of this chapter.


(June 19, 1934, ch. 652, title III, § 383, as added Aug. 6, 1956, ch. 973, § 1,70 Stat. 1048; amended Pub. L. 103–414, title III, § 303(a)(20)(C),Oct. 25, 1994, 108 Stat. 4295.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning act June 19, 1934, ch. 652, 48 Stat. 1064, known as the Communications Act of 1934, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 609 of this title and Tables.

1994—Pub. L. 103–414inserted section catchline.
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Section effective Mar. 1, 1957, see section 4 of act Aug. 6, 1956, set out as a note under section 381 of this title.

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