Except pursuant to international treaty, convention, or agreement, to which the United States is a party, subchapters I through III and this subchapter shall not apply to any foreign vessel that is not destined for, or departing from, a port or place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and that is in—
(1) innocent passage through the territorial sea of the United States; or
(2) transit through the navigable waters of the United States that form a part of an international strait.
2021—Pub. L. 116–283 substituted "I through III" for "A through C" in introductory provisions.
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