(1) empty cargo vans, empty lift vans, or empty shipping tanks;
(2) equipment for use with cargo vans, lift vans, or shipping tanks;
(3) empty barges specifically designed for carriage aboard a vessel and equipment (except propulsion equipment) for use with those barges;
(4) empty instruments for international traffic exempted from the customs laws under section 322(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1322(a)); or
(5) stevedoring equipment and material.
(A) owned or leased by the owner or operator of the vessel or by the stevedoring company having the contract for the loading or unloading of the vessel; and
(B) transported without charge for use in the handling of cargo in foreign trade.
|Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|55107||46 App.:883 (6th proviso).||June 5, 1920, ch. 250, §27 (6th proviso), 41 Stat. 999; July 2, 1935, ch. 355, 49 Stat. 442; Pub. L. 89–194, Sept. 21, 1965, 79 Stat. 823; Pub. L. 90–474, Aug. 11, 1968, 80 Stat. 700; Pub. L. 92–163, §1, Nov. 23, 1971, 85 Stat. 486.|
In subsection (a), before paragraph (1), the words "by vessels of the United States not qualified to engage in the coastwise trade, or by vessels of foreign registry" are omitted as unnecessary. In paragraph (4), the words "by the Secretary of the Treasury" are omitted as unnecessary because the section referred to provides who administers it.
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