§ 118.1 General requirements
§ 118.3 Incorporation by reference
§ 118.5 Penalty for failure to maintain
§ 118.10 Interference or obstruction prohibited
§ 118.15 Penalty for interference or obstruction
§ 118.20 Obtaining information
§ 118.25 Application procedure
§ 118.30 v2 Action by Coast Guard
§ 118.40 Modification of requirements
§ 118.45 Lighting for the protection of aerial navigation
§ 118.50 v2 Inspection
§ 118.55 Periods of operation
§ 118.60 Characteristics of lights
§ 118.65 Lights on fixed bridges
§ 118.70 Lights on swing bridges
§ 118.75 Lights on single-opening drawbridges
§ 118.80 Lights on bascule bridges
§ 118.85 Lights on vertical lift bridges
§ 118.90 Bridges crossing channel obliquely
§ 118.95 Lights on structures not part of a bridge or approach structure
§ 118.100 v2 Retroreflective panels on bridge piers
§ 118.110 Daymarks and lateral lighting on bridges
§ 118.120 Radar reflectors and racons
§ 118.130 Fog signals
§ 118.140 Painting bridge piers
§ 118.150 v2 Traveller platforms
§ 118.160 Vertical clearance gauges

Terms Used In 33 CFR Part 118

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.