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58 Pa. Code § 103.1. General.

§ 103.1. General.

 (a)  Every boater is responsible for avoiding a boating accident. This subpart is to give predictability to meeting, crossing and overtaking situations, but does not replace accurate analysis of the situation and taking necessary action to avoid collision, even if it means diverging from this subpart.

 (b)  Every boat operating on the inland waters of this Commonwealth, which includes Lake Erie, shall comply with 33 CFR 83.02 (relating to responsibility (Rule 2)).


   The provisions of this §  103.1 amended under section 506 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  186).


   The provisions of this §  103.1 adopted June 3, 1994, effective June 4, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 2795; amended April 3, 2015, effective April 4, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 1616. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (316073).

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