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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter UPart 188Subpart 188.01 → §188.01-3


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


§188.01-3   Scope of regulations.

The regulations in this subchapter contain requirements for materials, design, construction, equipment, lifesaving appliances and procedures, fire protection, and fire prevention procedures, inspection and certification, and special operational requirements for oceanographic research vessels, including the handling, use, and control of explosives and other dangerous articles or substances. The regulations in this subchapter (parts 188, 189, 190, and 193 through 196) have preemptive effect over State or local regulations in the same field.

[CGFR 67-83, 33 FR 1113, Jan. 27, 1968, as amended by CGD 77-081, 46 FR 56204, Nov. 16, 1981; CGD 95-028, 62 FR 51219, Sept. 30, 1997; USCG-2012-0196, 81 FR 48301, July 22, 2016]

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