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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 80 → §80.25


Title 46: Shipping
PART 80—DISCLOSURE OF SAFETY STANDARDS AND COUNTRY OF REGISTRY


§80.25   Notification of safety standards.

(a) Each owner, operator, agent, or other person, selling passage for a coastwise or an international voyage embarking passengers at a United States port shall give to a prospective passenger, in writing, at the time of or before passage is booked, separately from any promotional literature or advertising used, a document containing the following information for each vessel concerned—

(1) The name of the vessel;

(2) The country of registry;

(3) One of the following statements as appropriate:

(i) This vessel complies with international safety standards, except the 1966 fire safety standards.

(ii) This vessel complies with international safety standards developed prior to 1960. There is (or, is not) an automatic sprinkler system fitted in the passenger living and public spaces. The hull, decks, deckhouses, structural bulkheads, and internal partitions are (or, are not) composed of combustible materials.

(iii) This vessel does not comply with any international safety standard. There is (or, is not) an automatic sprinkler system fitted in the passenger living and public spaces. The hull, decks, deckhouses, structural bulkheads, and internal partitions are (or, are not) composed of combustible materials.

(b) The information required in paragraph (a) of this section must be printed in a type no smaller than six points, American point system.

(c) The information required in paragraph (a) of this section must be headed—

(1) “SAFETY INFORMATION”;

(2) With each letter in the heading capitalized; and

(3) In boldfaced type of a size equal to the size of the text required in paragraph (a) of this section.

[CGD 72-187R, 38 FR 9081, Apr. 10, 1973, as amended by CGD 79-180, 48 FR 7456, Feb. 22, 1983]

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