2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle VIII - Miscellaneous
Chapter 805 - Safe Containers for International Cargo
Sec. 80504 - Approval and examination

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 80504 (2016)
Section Name §80504. Approval and examination
Section Text

(a) Domicile and Principal Office in United States.—A container owner domiciled and having its principal office in the United States shall have the container—

(1) approved initially under procedures prescribed by the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating or by the government of another country that is a party to the Convention; and

(2) examined periodically as provided in the Convention under procedures prescribed by the Secretary.


(b) Domicile or Principal Office in United States.—A container owner domiciled or having its principal office in the United States shall have the container—

(1) approved initially under procedures prescribed by the Secretary or by the government of another country that is a party to the Convention; and

(2) examined periodically as provided in the Convention, under procedures prescribed by the government of the country in which the owner is domiciled or has its principal office, as long as that country is a party to the Convention.


(c) Neither Domicile Nor Principal Office in United States.—A container owner neither domiciled nor having its principal office in the United States or another country that is a party to the Convention may submit a container for initial approval and periodic examination under procedures prescribed by the Secretary.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §11, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1695.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
80504. 46 App.:1502(a) (related to approval and examination). Pub. L. 95–208, §3(a) (related to approval and examination), Dec. 13, 1977, 91 Stat. 1476.

In this section, the words "Beginning on the date the instrument of ratification is deposited by the United States in accordance with the provisions of article VII of the Convention, for new containers, and beginning on September 6, 1982, for existing containers" are omitted as obsolete.

In subsections (a)(1) and (b)(1), the words "government of another country that is a party to the Convention" are substituted for "administration of another contracting party to the Convention" for clarity.

In subsection (c), the word "initial" is added for consistency in the section.

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
CHAPTER 805 - SAFE CONTAINERS FOR INTERNATIONAL CARGO
Sec. 80504 - Approval and examination
Contains section 80504
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 91 Stat. 1476
120 Stat. 1695
Public Law References Public Law 95-208, Public Law 109-304
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