United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Feb 02, 2023
In this chapter:
The term “container” has the meaning given that term in the Convention.
The term “Convention” means the International Convention for Safe Containers, and its annexes, done at Geneva, Switzerland,
December 2, 1972.
The term “international transport” means the transportation of a container between—
a place in a foreign country and a place in the jurisdiction of the United States; or
two places outside the United States by United States carriers.
The term “owner” includes the lessee or bailee of a container if a written lease or bailment provides for the lessee or bailee to exercise the owner’s responsibility for maintaining and examining the container.
The term “safety approval plate” has the meaning given that term in annex I of the Convention.
cite as: 46 USC 80501