The word “persons” as used in sections 491 to 494 and 495 to 498 of this title , shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include municipalities, quasi-municipal corporations, corporations, companies, and associations.


33 USC § 497

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (subchapter I) of this section.
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