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Section 803. (Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 368.)
Cite as: Cal. Harb. & Nav. Code §803.

The master of a vessel may enforce the obedience of the mate and seamen to his lawful commands by confinement and other reasonable corporal punishment; but the master is responsible for the abuse of his power.

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