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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter UPart 188Subpart 188.01 → §188.01-1


Title 46: Shipping
PART 188—GENERAL PROVISIONS
Subpart 188.01—Authority and Purpose


§188.01-1   Purpose of regulations.

The purpose of the regulations in this subchapter is to set forth uniform minimum requirements for oceanographic research vessels designated in accordance with §3.10-1 of this title and subject to Coast Guard inspection requirements. The regulations are necessary to carry out the provisions of applicable laws governing inspection and certification of oceanographic research vessels and have the force of law.

[CGD 95-028, 62 FR 51219, Sept. 30, 1997]

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