Subchapter I Preliminary

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 33 > Chapter 3 - Navigation Rules for Harbors, Rivers, and Inland Waters Generally

  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • vehicle: includes every description of carriage or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on land. See 1 USC 4
  • 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