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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter NPart 147Subpart A → §147.9

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart A—General Provisions

§147.9   Waivers.

(a) Any requirement in this part may be waived on a case by case basis if it is determined by Commandant (CG-ENG) that the requirement is impracticable under the circumstances and that an acceptable level of safety can be maintained.

(b) Requests for issuance of a waiver must be in writing and contain a detailed explanation of—

(1) Why the requirement is impracticable; and

(2) What measures will be taken to maintain an acceptable or equivalent level of safety.

[CGD 84-044, 53 FR 7749, Mar. 10, 1988, as amended by CGD 95-072, 60 FR 50465, Sept. 29, 1995; CGD 96-041, 61 FR 50731, Sept. 27, 1996; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60154, Sept. 30, 2013]

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