47 USC 23: Injury to submarine cables in efforts to save life excepted
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

47 USC 23: Injury to submarine cables in efforts to save life excepted Text contains those laws in effect on September 23, 2021
From Title 47-TELECOMMUNICATIONSCHAPTER 2-SUBMARINE CABLES
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§23. Injury to submarine cables in efforts to save life excepted

The provisions of sections 21 and 22 of this title shall not apply to a person who breaks or injures a cable in an effort to save the life or limb of himself or of any other person, or to save his own or any other vessel: Provided, That he takes reasonable precautions to avoid such breaking or injury.

(Feb. 29, 1888, ch. 17, §3, 25 Stat. 41 .)