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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter SPart 170Subpart D → §170.120


Title 46: Shipping
PART 170—STABILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL INSPECTED VESSELS
Subpart D—Stability Instructions for Operating Personnel


§170.120   Stability letter.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, each vessel must have a stability letter issued by the Coast Guard before the vessel is placed into service. This letter sets forth conditions of operation.

(b) A stability letter is not required if the information can be placed on the Certificate of Inspection or the Load Line Certificate.

[CGD 79-023, 48 FR 51010, Nov. 4, 1983, as amended by CGD 95-028, 62 FR 51217, Sept. 30, 1997; USCG-2007-0030, 75 FR 78084, Dec. 14, 2010]


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