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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 71 → Subpart 71.01


Title 46: Shipping
PART 71—INSPECTION AND CERTIFICATION


Subpart 71.01—General Provisions; Certificate of Inspection


Contents
§71.01-1   Preemptive effect.
§71.01-2   When required.
§71.01-5   Posting.
§71.01-10   Period of validity.
§71.01-15   Temporary certificate.
§71.01-20   Expired certificate.

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§71.01-1   Preemptive effect.

The regulations in this part have preemptive effect over State or local regulations in the same field.

[USCG-2006-24797, 77 FR 33874, June 7, 2012]

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§71.01-2   When required.

(a) Except as noted in this subpart or subpart 71.05, no vessel subject to inspection and certification shall be operated without a valid certificate of inspection.

(b) [Reserved]

[CGFR 65-50, 30 FR 16895, Dec. 30, 1965. Redesignated at USCG-2006-24797, 77 FR 33874, June 7, 2012]

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§71.01-5   Posting.

The certificate of inspection shall be displayed under glass in a conspicuous place where observation by the passengers is likely.

[CGD 72-104R, 37 FR 14233, July 18, 1972]

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§71.01-10   Period of validity.

(a) Certificates of inspection will be issued for a period of 1 year. Application may be made by the master, owner, or agent for inspection and issuance of a new certificate of inspection at any time within the period of validity of the current certificate.

(b) Certificates of inspection may be revoked or suspended by the Coast Guard where such process is authorized by law. This may occur if the vessel does not meet the requirements of law or regulations in this chapter or if there is a failure to maintain the safety requirements requisite to the issuance of a certificate of inspection.

[CGFR 68-82, 33 FR 18899, Dec. 18, 1968, as amended by CGD 95-012, 60 FR 48051, Sept. 18, 1995; CGD 95-028, 62 FR 51203, Sept. 30, 1997]

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§71.01-15   Temporary certificate.

(a) If necessary to prevent delay of the vessel, a temporary certificate of inspection, Form CG-854, shall be issued pending the issuance and delivery of the regular certificate of inspection. Such temporary certificate shall be carried in the same manner as the regular certificate and shall in all ways be considered the same as the regular certificate of inspection which it represents.

(b) [Reserved]

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§71.01-20   Expired certificate.

(a) Nothing in this subpart shall prevent a vessel upon a regularly established line from a port in the United States to a port of a foreign country not contiguous to the United States whose certificate of inspection expires at sea or while said vessel is in a foreign port or a port of Hawaii from lawfully completing her voyage without the valid certificate of inspection or temporary certificate required by this subpart: Provided, That the voyage shall be completed within 30 days after the expiration of the certificate of inspection. No such vessel shall depart if its certificate of inspection will expire within 15 days of the date of sailing.

(b) [Reserved]

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