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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter GPart 69Subpart A → §69.1

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart A—General

§69.1   Purpose.

This part implements legislation concerning the measurement of vessels to determine their tonnage (part J of 46 U.S.C. subtitle II). Tonnage is used for a variety of purposes, including the application of vessel safety, security, and environmental protection regulations and the assessment of taxes and fees. This part indicates the particular measurement system or systems under which the vessel is required or eligible to be measured, describes the measurement rules and procedures for each system, identifies the organizations authorized to measure vessels under this part, and provides for the appeal of measurement organizations' decisions.

[USCG-2011-0522, 81 FR 18717, Mar. 31, 2016]

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