[USC02] 46 USC 14303: Tonnage Certificate
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46 USC 14303: Tonnage Certificate Text contains those laws in effect on November 19, 2019
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle II-Vessels and SeamenPart J-Measurement of VesselsCHAPTER 143-CONVENTION MEASUREMENT

§14303. Tonnage Certificate

(a) After measuring a vessel under this chapter, the Secretary shall issue, on request of the owner, an International Tonnage Certificate (1969) and deliver it to the owner or master of the vessel. For a vessel to which the Convention does not apply, the Secretary shall prescribe a certificate to be issued as evidence of a vessel's measurement under this chapter.

(b) The certificate issued under this section shall be maintained as required by the Secretary.

( Pub. L. 99–509, title V, §5101(3), Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1921 ; Pub. L. 111–281, title III, §303(e)(1), Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2925 .)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section 14303

Source: International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships.

Section 14303(a) requires the Secretary to issue, on the request of the owner, an International Tonnage Certificate after measuring a vessel under this chapter. Section 14303(b) requires that the certificate be maintained as required by the Secretary.

Amendments

2010-Pub. L. 111–281, §303(e)(1)(C), struck out "International" before "Tonnage" and "(1969)" after "Certificate" in section catchline.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–281, §303(e)(1)(A), inserted at end "For a vessel to which the Convention does not apply, the Secretary shall prescribe a certificate to be issued as evidence of a vessel's measurement under this chapter."

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 111–281, §303(e)(1)(B), inserted "issued under this section" after "The certificate".