Part 95 Operating a Vessel While Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Dangerous Drug
Part 96 Rules for the Safe Operation of Vessels and Safety Management Systems
Part 97 Rules for the Safe Operation of Vessels, Stowage and Securing of Cargoes

Terms Used In CFR > Title 33 > Chapter I > Subchapter F - Vessel Operating Regulations

  • Act: The Federal Meat Inspection Act, as amended, (34 Stat. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Administration: means the Government of the State whose flag the ship is entitled to fly. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • Adulterated: This term applies to any carcass, part thereof, meat or meat food product under one or more of the following circumstances:

    (1) If it bears or contains any such poisonous or deleterious substance which may render it injurious to health. See 9 CFR 301.2

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Approval authority: means a CSM approval authority, as that term is defined in this section. See 33 CFR 97.105
  • Cargo: means the goods or merchandise conveyed in a vessel, and includes, but is not limited to, cargo that can be measured as a "cargo unit" as that term is used in the International Maritime Organization's Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing, 2003 edition: "a vehicle, container, flat, pallet, portable tank, packaged unit, or any other entity, etc. See 33 CFR 97.105
  • Commandant: means the Commandant, U. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • Commerce: Commerce between any State, any Territory, or the District of Columbia, and any place outside thereof. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Company: means the owner of a vessel, or any other organization or person such as the manager or the bareboat charterer of a vessel, who has assumed the responsibility for operation of the vessel from the shipowner and who on assuming responsibility has agreed to take over all the duties and responsibilities imposed by this part or the ISM Code. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Container: means an article of transport equipment described in 49 CFR 450. See 33 CFR 97.105
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • CSM approval authority: means an organization that meets the requirements of this subpart, and that the Commandant has authorized to conduct certain actions and issue electronic or printed approval letters on behalf of the United States. See 33 CFR 97.105
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Designated person: means a person or persons designated in writing by the responsible person who monitors the safety management system of the company and vessel and has:

    (1) Direct access to communicate with the highest levels of the company and with all management levels ashore and aboard the company's vessel(s). See 33 CFR 96.120

  • Document of Compliance: means a certificate issued to a company or responsible person that complies with the requirements of this part or the ISM Code. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • Edible: Intended for use as human food. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Further processing: Smoking, cooking, canning, curing, refining, or rendering in an official establishment of product previously prepared in official establishments. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Inedible: Adulterated, uninspected, or not intended for use as human food. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • International voyage: means a voyage between a port or place in one country (or its possessions) and a port or place in another country. See 33 CFR 97.105
  • 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.
  • Label: A display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container (not including package liners) of any article. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Labeling: All labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter:

    (1) Upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers, or

    (2) Accompanying such article. See 9 CFR 301.2

  • Livestock: Cattle, sheep, swine, goat, horse, mule, or other equine. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Meat: (1) The part of the muscle of any cattle, sheep, swine, or goats which is skeletal or which is found in the tongue, diaphragm, heart, or esophagus, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat, and the portions of bone (in bone-in product such as T-bone or porterhouse steak), skin, sinew, nerve, and blood vessels which normally accompany the muscle tissue and that are not separated from it in the process of dressing. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Meat byproduct: Any part capable of use as human food, other than meat, which has been derived from one or more cattle, sheep, swine, or goats. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Meat food product: Any article capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any meat or other portion of the carcass of any cattle, sheep, swine, or goats, except those exempted from definition as a meat food product by the Administrator in specific cases or by the regulations in part 317 of this subchapter, upon a determination that they contain meat or other portions of such carcasses only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the meat food industry, and provided that they comply with any requirements that are imposed in such cases or regulations as conditions of such exemptions to assure that the meat or other portions of such carcasses contained in such articles are not adulterated and that such articles are not represented as meat food products. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Misbranded: This term applies to any carcass, part thereof, meat or meat food product under one or more of the following circumstances:

    (1) If its labeling is false or misleading in any particular. See 9 CFR 301.2

  • Non-conformity: means an observed situation where objective evidence indicates the non-fulfillment of a specified requirement. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • Official establishment: Any slaughtering, cutting, boning, meat canning, curing, smoking, salting, packing, rendering, or similar establishment at which inspection is maintained under the regulations in this subchapter. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Official inspection legend: Any symbol prescribed by the regulations in this subchapter showing that an article was inspected and passed in accordance with the Act. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: Any individual, firm, or corporation. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Prepared: Slaughtered, canned, salted, rendered, boned, cut up, or otherwise manufactured or processed. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Process authority: A person or organization with expert knowledge in meat production process control and relevant regulations. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Process schedule: A written description of processing procedures, consisting of any number of specific, sequential operations directly under the control of the establishment employed in the manufacture of a specific product, including the control, monitoring, verification, validation, and corrective action activities associated with production. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Product: Any carcass, meat, meat byproduct, or meat food product, capable of use as human food. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Recognized organization: means an organization which has applied and been recognized by the Commandant of the Coast Guard to meet the minimum standards of 46 CFR part 8, subparts A and B. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • Safety management audit: means a systematic and independent examination to determine whether the safety management system activities and related results comply with planned arrangements and whether these arrangements are implemented effectively and are suitable to achieve objectives. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • Safety Management Certificate: means a document issued to a vessel which signifies that the responsible person or its company, and the vessel's shipboard management operate in accordance with the approved safety management system. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • Safety Management System: means a structured and documented system enabling Company and vessel personnel to effectively implement the responsible person's safety and environmental protection policies. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • SOLAS: means the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended. See 33 CFR 96.120
  • State: Any State of the United States or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Supervision: The controls, as prescribed in instructions to Program employees, to be exercised by them over particular operations to insure that such operations are conducted in compliance with the Act and the regulations in this subchapter. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Territory: Guam, the Virgin Islands of the United States, American Samoa, and any other territory or possession of the United States, excluding the Canal Zone. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • United States: The States, the District of Columbia, and the Territories of the United States. See 9 CFR 301.2
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Vessel engaged on a foreign voyage: means a vessel to which this part applies that is--

    (1) Arriving at a place under the jurisdiction of the United States from a place in a foreign country. See 33 CFR 96.120