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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter FPart 50Subpart 50.01 → §50.01-15


Title 46: Shipping
PART 50—GENERAL PROVISIONS
Subpart 50.01—Basis and Purpose of Regulations


§50.01-15   Scope of regulations.

(a) This subchapter provides the specifications, standards and requirements for strength and adequacy of design, construction, installation, inspection, and choice of materials for machinery, boilers, pressure vessels, safety valves, and piping systems upon which safety of life is dependent.

(b) Since this subchapter contains the marine engineering details, it implements the requirements for inspection and certification of vessels as set forth in other subchapters for specific types of vessels.


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