2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle IV - Regulation of Ocean Shipping
Part A - Ocean Shipping
Chapter 411 - Prohibitions and Penalties
Sec. 41102 - General prohibitions

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 41102 (2016)
Section Name §41102. General prohibitions
Section Text

(a) Obtaining Transportation at Less Than Applicable Rates.—A person may not knowingly and willfully, directly or indirectly, by means of false billing, false classification, false weighing, false report of weight, false measurement, or any other unjust or unfair device or means, obtain or attempt to obtain ocean transportation for property at less than the rates or charges that would otherwise apply.

(b) Operating Contrary to Agreement.—A person may not operate under an agreement required to be filed under section 40302 or 40305 of this title if—

(1) the agreement has not become effective under section 40304 of this title or has been rejected, disapproved, or canceled; or

(2) the operation is not in accordance with the terms of the agreement or any modifications to the agreement made by the Federal Maritime Commission.


(c) Practices in Handling Property.—A common carrier, marine terminal operator, or ocean transportation intermediary may not fail to establish, observe, and enforce just and reasonable regulations and practices relating to or connected with receiving, handling, storing, or delivering property.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §7, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1540.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
41102(a) 46 App.:1709(a)(1). Pub. L. 98–237, §10(a), Mar. 20, 1984, 98 Stat. 77.
41102(b) 46 App.:1709(a)(2), (3).
41102(c) 46 App.:1709(d)(1). Pub. L. 98–237, §10(d)(1), Mar. 20, 1984, 98 Stat. 77; Pub. L. 105–258, title I, §109(c)(2), Oct. 14, 1998, 112 Stat. 1909.
Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle IV - Regulation of Ocean Shipping
Part A - Ocean Shipping
CHAPTER 411 - PROHIBITIONS AND PENALTIES
Sec. 41102 - General prohibitions
Contains section 41102
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 98 Stat. 77
112 Stat. 1909
120 Stat. 1540
Public Law References Public Law 98-237, Public Law 105-258, Public Law 109-304
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