2012 California Codes
HNC - Harbors and Navigation Code
CHAPTER 3 - Mates and Seamen
Section 865

CA Harb & Nav Code § 865 (through 2013 Leg Sess) What's This?

A seaman can not, by special agreement, impair any of his rights, or add to any of his obligations, as defined by law, unless he fully understands the effect of the agreement and receives for it a fair compensation.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 368.)

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