27.1008 Exemptions from certificate and production of documents requirements.

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The following vessels and aircraft shall be exempt from 27.1006 and 27.1007:

(1) vessels or aircraft of war;

(2) public vessels or aircraft;

(3) vessels or aircraft not permitted by the laws of the nation to which they belong to transport passengers or merchandise for hire;

(4) vessels arriving for the purpose of taking on bunker fuel or sea stores, without landing or taking on passengers or merchandise; the master or agent shall certify under oath the amount of fuel and sea stores so taken; a vessel taking on ships stores or equipment shall be required to make entry;

(5) vessels and aircraft arriving in distress and remaining less than 72 hours.

History: 1963, PL 8-1; 2008, PL 30-36.