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Section 817. (Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 368.)
Cite as: Cal. Harb. & Nav. Code §817.

The master of a vessel in case of its capture may engage to pay a ransom for it in money or in part of the cargo, and his engagement will bind the vessel, freightage, and cargo.

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