2010 US Code
Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
CHAPTER 301 - GENERAL LIABILITY PROVISIONS
Sec. 30103 - Liability of master, mate, engineer, and pilot

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
CHAPTER 301 - GENERAL LIABILITY PROVISIONS
Sec. 30103 - Liability of master, mate, engineer, and pilot
Containssection 30103
Date2010
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 7, 2011
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 109-304, §6(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1510.
Statutes at Large Reference120 Stat. 1510
Public Law ReferencePublic Law 109-304


§30103. Liability of master, mate, engineer, and pilot

A person may bring a civil action against a master, mate, engineer, or pilot of a vessel, and recover damages, for personal injury or loss caused by the master's, mate's, engineer's, or pilot's—

(1) negligence or willful misconduct; or

(2) neglect or refusal to obey the laws governing the navigation of vessels.

(Pub. L. 109–304, §6(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1510.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
30103 46 App.:491 (words after semicolon). R.S. §4493 (words after semicolon).

Before paragraph (1), the words “bring a civil action” are substituted for “sue” for consistency with rule 2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (28 App. U.S.C.). In paragraph (1), the word “carelessness” is omitted as included in “negligence”.

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