46 CFR 381.2 - Definitions.
(a) Cargo Preference Act of 1954 means section 901(b) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended (46 U.S.C. 1241(b)).
(b) Cargoes subject to the Cargo Preference Act of 1954, include equipment, material or commodities:
(1) Procured, contracted for or otherwise obtained within or outside the United States for the account of the United States;
(2) Furnished within or outside the United States to or for the account of any foreign nation without provision for reimbursement;
(3) Furnished within or outside the United States for the account of any foreign nation in connection with which the United States advances funds or credits or guarantees the convertability of foreign currencies.
(4) Procured, contracted for, or otherwise obtained within or outside of the United States with advance of funds, loans or guaranties made by or on behalf of the United States.
(c) Department or agency having responsibility under the Cargo Preference Act of 1954 means any department or agency of the Federal Government, administering a program that involves the transportation on ocean vessels of cargoes subject to the Cargo Preference Act of 1954. At present, these agencies include:
(d) Liner parcel means any cargo, dry or liquid, normally carried under berth terms by common carriers in ocean trades.
(Reorganization Plans No. 21 of 1950 (64 Stat. 1273) and No. 7 of 1961 (75 Stat. 840) as amended by Pub. L. 91-469 (84 Stat. 1036) and Department of Commerce Organization Order 10-8 (38 FR 19707, July 23, 1973))
[G.O. 103, 36 FR 6894, Apr. 10, 1971, as amended by Amdt. 1, 36 FR 10739, June 2, 1971; 36 FR 19367, Oct. 5, 1971; 42 FR 57126; Nov. 1, 1977]
Title 46 published on 2014-10-01
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