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Title 49Subtitle BChapter XIISubchapter A → Part 1500

Title 49: Transportation


§1500.1   Applicability.
§1500.3   Terms and abbreviations used in this chapter.
§1500.5   Rules of construction.

Authority: 49 U.S.C. 114, 5103, 40113, 44901-44907, 44913-44914, 44916-44918, 44935-44936, 44942, 46105.

Link to an amendment published at 85 FR 16497, Mar. 23, 2020.

Source: 67 FR 8351, Feb. 22, 2002, unless otherwise noted.

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§1500.1   Applicability.

This chapter, this subchapter, and this part apply to all matters regulated by the Transportation Security Administration.

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§1500.3   Terms and abbreviations used in this chapter.

Link to an amendment published at 85 FR 16497, Mar. 23, 2020.

As used in this chapter:

Administrator means the Under Secretary of Transportation for Security identified in 49 U.S.C. 114(b) who serves as the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.

Person means an individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, joint-stock company, or governmental authority. It includes a trustee, receiver, assignee, successor, or similar representative of any of them.

Transportation Security Regulations (TSR) means the regulations issued by the Transportation Security Administration, in title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, chapter XII, which includes parts 1500 through 1699.

TSA means the Transportation Security Administration.

United States, in a geographical sense, means the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and territories and possessions of the United States, including the territorial sea and the overlying airspace.

[67 FR 8351, Feb. 22, 2002, as amended at 68 FR 49720, Aug. 19, 2003]

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§1500.5   Rules of construction.

(a) In this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) Words importing the singular include the plural.

(2) Words importing the plural include the singular.

(3) Words importing the masculine gender include the feminine.

(b) In this chapter, the word:

(1) “Must” is used in an imperative sense;

(2) “May” is used in a permissive sense to state authority or permission to do the act prescribed, and the words “no person may *  *  *” or “a person may not *  *  *” mean that no person is required, authorized, or permitted to do the act prescribed; and

(3) “Includes” means “includes but is not limited to”.

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