As used in the rules set forth in this chapter and elsewhere in this title, the words in this section mean as follows:

(a) “approved”, when applied to safe equipment approved, shall in all cases means United States Coast Guard approved or any foreign nation signatory to the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea having inspection laws approximating those of the United States.

(b) “board” means the board of marine inspectors or a person designated to act on behalf of the board of marine inspectors.

(c) “certificate of inspection” means a certificate as required by 20.0212 A.S.C.A.

(d) “certificate of registry” means a certificate issued pursuant to 20.0215 A.S.C.A.

(e) “examiner” means a person designated by the board of marine inspectors to examine and inspect vessels in the enforcement of provision of Title 20 A.S.C.A., and the rules set out; this chapter and elsewhere in this title:

(f) “person” means an individual, firm, partnership, joint venture, or corporation when the context so requires.

(g) “port director” means the port director of American Samoa or his designated representative.

(h) “vessel” means every description of watercraft (except longboats and paopaos) used or intended to be used as a means of transporting passengers or freight for profit.

History: Bd. of Mar. Insp. Regs., eff 16 0ct 72, § 1.06.