2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 33 - Prevention of Pollution From Ships (Sections 1901 - 1915)
Sec. 1902a - Discharge of agricultural cargo residue

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 33 - PREVENTION OF POLLUTION FROM SHIPS
Sec. 1902a - Discharge of agricultural cargo residue
Containssection 1902a
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 107-295, title II, §204, Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2094.
Statutes at Large References94 Stat. 2297
116 Stat. 2094
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 96-478, Public Law 107-295

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33 U.S.C. § 1902a (2015)

§1902a. Discharge of agricultural cargo residue

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the discharge from a vessel of any agricultural cargo residue material in the form of hold washings shall be governed exclusively by the provisions of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (33 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.) that implement Annex V to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships.

(Pub. L. 107–295, title II, §204, Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2094.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 96–478, Oct. 21, 1980, 94 Stat. 2297, as amended, which is classified principally to this chapter (§1901 et seq.). For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1901 of this title and Tables.

CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as part of the Maritime Policy Improvement Act of 2002 and as part of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, and not as part of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships which comprises this chapter.

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