Part 166 Designation and Approval of Nautical School Ships
Part 167 Public Nautical School Ships
Part 168 Civilian Nautical School Vessels
Part 169 Sailing School Vessels

Terms Used In CFR > Title 46 > Chapter I > Subchapter R - Nautical Schools

  • act: means the act of August 1, 1956, Public Law 893, 84th Congress, 2d Session, requiring the registration of certain persons who have knowledge of, or have received instruction or assignment in the espionage, counterespionage, or sabotage service or tactics of a foreign government or foreign political party. See 28 CFR 12.1
  • Adjudicative Process: is an administrative adjudicatory process used to decide protests and contract disputes where the parties have not achieved resolution through informal communication or the use of ADR. See 14 CFR 17.3
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. See 14 CFR 17.3
  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney General: means the Attorney General of the United States. See 28 CFR 12.1
  • Compensated Neutral: refers to an impartial third party chosen by the parties to act as a facilitator, mediator, or arbitrator functioning to resolve the protest or contract dispute under the auspices of the ODRA. See 14 CFR 17.3
  • Contractor: is a party in contractual privity with the FAA and responsible for performance of a contract's requirements. See 14 CFR 17.3
  • Counsel: refers to a Legal Representative who is an attorney licensed by a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States to practice law or appear before the courts of that State or territory. See 14 CFR 17.3
  • Covered person: means any person other than a Federal employee or the estate of a Federal employee as to whom Congress has provided by statute that the remedy provided by 28 U. See 28 CFR 15.1
  • Data: means facts and statistics, measurements, or samples that have not been analyzed, processed, or interpreted. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Drydock examination: means hauling out a vessel or placing a vessel in a drydock or slipway for an examination of all accessible parts of the vessel's underwater body and all through-hull fittings, sea chests, sea valves, sea strainers, and valves for the emergency bilge suction. See 46 CFR 167.15-27
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Federal employee: means "employee of the United States" as that term is defined by 28 U. See 28 CFR 15.1
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Internal structural examination: means an examination of the vessel while afloat or in drydock and consists of a complete examination of the vessel's main strength members, including the major internal framing, the hull plating, voids, and ballast tanks, but not including cargo or fuel oil tanks. See 46 CFR 167.15-27
  • 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.
  • Legal Representative: is an individual(s) designated to act on behalf of a party in matters before the ODRA. See 14 CFR 17.3
  • Lessee: means a person who has entered into a lease with the United States to explore for, develop, and produce the leased minerals. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Neutral: refers to an impartial third party in the ADR process chosen by the parties to act as a facilitator, mediator, arbitrator, or otherwise to aid the parties in resolving a protest or contract dispute. See 14 CFR 17.3
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parties: include the protester(s) or the contractor, the FAA, and any intervenor(s). See 14 CFR 17.3
  • 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.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Production: means those activities that take place after the successful completion of any means for the removal of minerals, including such removal, field operations, transfer of minerals to shore, operation monitoring, maintenance, and workover operations. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • Regional Supervisor: means the BSEE officer with responsibility and authority for operations or other designated program functions within a BSEE Region. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • registrant: means the person by whom a registration statement is filed pursuant to the provisions of the act. See 28 CFR 12.1
  • registration statement: means the registration required to be filed with the Attorney General under section 2 of the act. See 28 CFR 12.1
  • Special Master: is a non-FAA attorney or judge who has been assigned by the ODRA to act as its finder of fact, and to make findings and recommendations based upon AMS policy and applicable law and authorities in the Adjudicative Process. See 14 CFR 17.3
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Welding: means all activities connected with welding, including hot tapping and burning. See 30 CFR 250.105
  • You: means a lessee, the owner or holder of operating rights, a designated operator or agent of the lessee(s), a pipeline right-of-way holder, or a State lessee granted a right-of-use and easement. See 30 CFR 250.105