[USC02] 46 USC 3311: Certificate of inspection required
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

46 USC 3311: Certificate of inspection required Text contains those laws in effect on September 23, 2021
From Title 46-SHIPPINGSubtitle II-Vessels and SeamenPart B-Inspection and Regulation of VesselsCHAPTER 33-INSPECTION GENERALLY

§3311. Certificate of inspection required

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a vessel subject to inspection under this part may not be operated without having on board a certificate of inspection issued under section 3309 of this title.

(b) The Secretary may direct the owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, or individual in charge of a vessel subject to inspection under this chapter and not having on board a certificate of inspection-

(1) to have the vessel proceed to mooring and remain there until a certificate of inspection is issued;

(2) to take immediate steps necessary for the safety of the vessel, individuals on board the vessel, or the environment; or

(3) to have the vessel proceed to a place to make repairs necessary to obtain a certificate of inspection.

( Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 515 ; Pub. L. 98–498, title II, §211(b), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2304 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource section (U.S. Code)
3311 46:390c

46:395

46:399

Section 3311 prohibits the operation of a vessel subject to inspection without having on board a valid certificate of inspection.


Editorial Notes

Amendments

1984-Pub. L. 98–498 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), substituted "Except as provided in subsection (b), a vessel" for "A vessel", struck out "valid" before "certificate of inspection", and added subsec. (b).


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date

Section effective Apr. 15, 1984, see section 2(g)(1) of Pub. L. 98–89, set out as a note under section 3101 of this title.