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Section 290. (Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 368.)
Cite as: Cal. Harb. & Nav. Code §290.

If a collision is occasioned by failure to observe any rule of Article 1 of this chapter, the owner of the vessel by which the rule is infringed can not recover compensation for damages sustained by the vessel unless the circumstances of the case made a departure from the rule necessary.

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