[USC02] 33 USC 1487: Effective date
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33 USC 1487: Effective date Text contains those laws in effect on September 23, 2020
From Title 33-NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERSCHAPTER 28-POLLUTION CASUALTIES ON THE HIGH SEAS: UNITED STATES INTERVENTION

§1487. Effective date

This chapter shall be effective upon February 5, 1974, or upon the date the convention becomes effective as to the United States, whichever is later.

( Pub. L. 93–248, §18, Feb. 5, 1974, 88 Stat. 10 .)

References in Text

The date the convention became effective as to the United States, referred to in text, is May 6, 1975.

Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Pub. L. 95–302, §2, June 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 345 , provided that: "This Act [amending sections 1471 to 1473, 1479, 1482, and 1484 of this title] shall be effective upon the date of enactment [June 26, 1978], or upon the date the protocol becomes effective as to the United States, whichever is later." [The protocol was adopted by the United States on Sept. 7, 1978, to be effective as to the United States upon its adoption by 15 countries. The protocol became effective as to the United States Mar. 30, 1983.