2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle VIII - Miscellaneous
Chapter 801 - Wrecks and Salvage
Sec. 80105 - Canadian vessels aiding vessels in United States waters

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 80105 (2016)
Section Name §80105. Canadian vessels aiding vessels in United States waters
Section Text

(a) In General.—Canadian vessels and wrecking equipment may give aid to Canadian or other vessels and property wrecked, disabled, or in distress in the waters of the United States contiguous to Canada, including—

(1) the canal and improvement of the waters between Lake Erie and Lake Huron; and

(2) the Saint Marys River and canal.

(b) Reciprocity.—This section does not apply after the President proclaims that privileges reciprocal to those under subsection (a) have been withdrawn or rendered inoperative by the Government of Canada.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §11, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1691.)

Editorial Notes
Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
80105 46 App.:725. June 19, 1878, ch. 324, 20 Stat. 175; May 24, 1890, ch. 292, 26 Stat. 120; Mar. 3, 1893, ch. 211, §1 (last par. under heading "Department of State"), 27 Stat. 683.

In subsection (a), before paragraph (1), the word "equipment" is substituted for "appurtenance" to use more commonly understood language. The words "and assistance" are omitted as unnecessary.

Subsection (b) is substituted for "this section shall cease to be in force and effect from and after the date of the proclamation of the President of the United States to the effect that said reciprocol privilege has been withdrawn, revoked, or rendered inoperative by the said Government of the Dominion of Canada" to eliminate unnecessary words.

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 VIII - Miscellaneous
Sec. 80105 - Canadian vessels aiding vessels in United States waters
Contains section 80105
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 20 Stat. 175
26 Stat. 120
27 Stat. 683
120 Stat. 1691
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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