46 CFR 196.50-1 - Master or person in charge responsible.
(a) It shall be the duty of the master or other person in charge of the vessel to see that all of the provisions of the certificate of inspection are strictly adhered to. Nothing in this subpart shall be construed as limiting the master or other person in charge of the vessel, at his own responsibility, from diverting from the route prescribed in the certificate of inspection or taking such other steps as he deems necessary and prudent to assist vessels in distress or for other similar emergencies.
Title 46 published on 2015-12-02.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 46 CFR Part 196.