|§ 177.01||Purpose and applicability|
|§ 177.04||Order of unsafe condition|
|§ 177.05||Action to correct an especially hazardous condition|
|§ 177.07||Other unsafe conditions|
Terms Used In 33 CFR Part 177
- Boat: means any vessel--
(1) Manufactured or used primarily for noncommercial use. See 33 CFR 177.03
- Charge: means the statement of facts issued under 24 CFR 103. See 24 CFR 180.100
- Coast Guard Boarding Officer: means a commissioned, warrant, or petty officer of the Coast Guard having authority to board any vessel under the Act of August 4, 1949, 63 Stat. See 33 CFR 177.03
- 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.
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for 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.
- Fair Housing Act matters: refers to proceedings under this part pursuant to the Fair Housing Act and the implementing regulations at 24 CFR parts 100 and 103. See 24 CFR 180.100
- Hearing: means a trial-type proceeding that involves the submission of evidence, either by oral presentation or written submission, and briefs and oral arguments on the evidence and applicable law. See 24 CFR 180.100
- 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.
- Methods: Parties may obtain discovery by one or more of the following methods:
(1) Deposition upon oral examination or written questions. See 24 CFR 180.500
- Non-intervening aggrieved person: For purposes of obtaining discovery from a non-intervening aggrieved person, the term party as used in this subpart includes the aggrieved person. See 24 CFR 180.500
- Operator: means the person who is in control or in charge of a boat while it is in use. See 33 CFR 177.03
- Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
- Party: is a person who has full participation rights in a proceeding under this part. See 24 CFR 180.100
- party: as used in this subpart includes the aggrieved person. See 24 CFR 180.500
- Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
- Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
- 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.
- Use: means operate, navigate, or employ. See 33 CFR 177.03
- Vessel: includes every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on the water. See 33 CFR 177.03