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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 72Subpart 72.40 → §72.40-90


Title 46: Shipping
PART 72—CONSTRUCTION AND ARRANGEMENT
Subpart 72.40—Rails and Guards


§72.40-90   Vessels contracted for prior to July 1, 1969.

(a) Passenger vessels contracted for prior to July 1, 1969, assigned a deeper load line under part 42 of subchapter E (Load Lines) of this chapter shall have efficient guard rails or bulwarks as required by §72.40-5. Otherwise, existing structure, arrangements, materials, and facilities previously approved will be considered satisfactory so long as they are maintained in good condition to the satisfaction of the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection. Minor repairs and alterations may be made to the same standards as the original construction provided that in no case will greater departure from the standards of §§72.40-5 through 72.40-20 be permitted than presently exists.

(b) [Reserved]

[CGFR 69-72, 34 FR 17483, Oct. 29, 1969]

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