§ 1471 Definitions
§ 1472 Grave and imminent danger from oil pollution casualties to coastline or related interests of United States; Federal nonliability for Federal preventive measures on the high seas
§ 1473 Consultations and determinations respecting creation of hazards to human health, etc.; criteria for determinations respecting grave and imminent dangers of major harmful consequences to United States coastline or related interests
§ 1474 Federal intervention actions
§ 1475 Consultation procedure
§ 1476 Emergencies
§ 1477 Reasonable measures; considerations
§ 1478 Personal, flag state, and foreign state considerations
§ 1479 Federal liability for unreasonable damages
§ 1480 Notification by Secretary of State
§ 1481 Violations; penalties
§ 1482 Consultation for nomination and nomination of experts, negotiators, etc.; proposal of amendments to list of substances other than convention oil; Presidential acceptance of amendments
§ 1483 Foreign government ships; immunity
§ 1484 Interpretation and administration; other right, duty, privilege, or immunity and other remedy unaffected
§ 1485 Rules and regulations
§ 1486 Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund
§ 1487 Effective date

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 33 > Chapter 28 - Pollution Casualties On the High Seas: United States Intervention

  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • convention: means the International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties, 1969, including annexes thereto. See 33 USC 1471
  • convention oil: means crude oil, fuel oil, diesel oil, and lubricating oil. See 33 USC 1471
  • Department: means the Department of Education or any component thereof. See 20 USC 3404
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • office: includes any office, institute, council, unit, organizational entity, or component thereof. See 20 USC 3404
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • protocol: means the Protocol Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Marine Pollution by Substances Other Than Oil, 1973, including annexes thereto. See 33 USC 1471
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating. See 33 USC 1471
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Education. See 20 USC 3404
  • ship: means &mdash. See 33 USC 1471
  • State: includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. See 20 USC 3404
  • substance other than convention oil: means those oils, noxious substances, liquefied gases, and radioactive substances&mdash. See 33 USC 1471
  • United States: means the States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, and any other commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States. See 33 USC 1471
  • vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 1 USC 3
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 1 USC 1