46 CFR 7.5 - Rules for establishing boundary lines.

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§ 7.5 Rules for establishing boundary lines.

(a) For application of the Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Radiotelephone Act, 33 U.S.C. 1201et seq., the line is 12 nautical miles seaward of the baseline from which the territorial sea is measured.

(b) Barges of 100 gross tons and over operating on the sheltered waters of British Columbia as defined in the United States-Canada treaty of 1933 ( 49 Stat. 2685, TS 869) are not required to be inspected as seagoing barges under 46 U.S.C. 3301.

(c) Except as otherwise described in this part, Boundary Lines are lines drawn following the general trend of the seaward, highwater shorelines and lines continuing the general trend of the seaward, highwater shorelines across entrances to small bays, inlets and rivers.

[CGD 81-058, 50 FR 25230, June 18, 1985, as amended by USCG-2001-9044, 68 FR 42602, July 18, 2003]

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Title 46 published on 09-May-2017 04:27

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 7 after this date.

  • 2014-08-27; vol. 79 # 166 - Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 51134 - Special Load Line Exemption for the Gulf of Mexico: Petition for Rulemaking
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      This decision was issued on August 15, 2014.
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