46 CFR § 42.07-40 - Recognized classification society as an assigning authority.

§ 42.07-40 Recognized classification society as an assigning authority.

(a) On behalf of the United States of America, under the provisions of Articles 13 and 16(3) and as provided in 46 U.S.C. 5107, the Commandant, at the request of a shipowner, may appoint any other recognized classification society, which he may approve, as the assigning and issuing authority who shall perform the same functions and duties as indicated in § 42.07-35 for the American Bureau of Shipping.

(b) The appointment of a recognized classification society as the assigning and issuing authority will be limited to vessels specifically designated by the Commandant.

[CGFR 68-60, 33 FR 10053, July 12, 1968, as amended by USCG-1998-4442, 63 FR 52190, Sept. 30, 1998]

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