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FMC Regulations & Statutes


e-CFR pertaining to the FMC: 46 CFR 500 (GPO)


Statutes pertaining to the FMC

    Shipping Act of 1984

    Foreign Shipping Practices Act of 1988

    Section 19 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920

    Public Law 89-777
    (Financial Responsibility for Death or Injury to Passenger and for Nonperformance of Voyage)


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