33 CFR 151.11 - Exceptions for emergencies.
(a) Sections 151.10 and 151.13 do not apply to -
(1) The discharge into the sea of oil or oily mixture necessary for the purpose of securing the safety of a ship or saving life at sea.
(2) The discharge into the sea of oil or oily mixture resulting from damage to a ship or its equipment -
(i) Provided that all reasonable precautions have been taken after the occurrence of the damage or discovery of the discharge for the purpose of preventing or minimizing the discharge; and
(ii) Except if the owner or the master acted either with intent to cause damage, or recklessly and with knowledge that damage would probably result.
Title 33 published on 2015-07-01
The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR Part 151 after this date.