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§119.100 Intent; preemptive effect.
This part contains requirements for the design, construction, installation, and operation of propulsion and auxiliary machinery, piping and pressure systems steering apparatus, and associated safety systems. Machinery and equipment installed on each vessel must be suitable for the vessel and its operation and for the purpose intended. The regulations in this part have preemptive effect over State or local regulations in the same field.
[CGD 85-080, 61 FR 922, Jan. 10, 1996, as amended by USCG-2006-24797, 77 FR 33883, June 7, 2012]