Statutory Law - US Code - 10 USC 451. Maps, charts, and books


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10 USC § 451. Maps, charts, and books

*Current through Public Law 112-173, August 16th, 2012.

The Secretary of Defense may—
(1) have the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency prepare maps, charts, and nautical books required in navigation and have those materials published and furnished to navigators; and
(2) buy the plates and copyrights of existing maps, charts, books on navigation, and sailing directions and instructions.
(Added Pub. L. 97–295, §1(50)(C), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1299, §2792; renumbered §451 and amended Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title XI, §1112(b), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2682; Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title IX, §921(d)(2)(A), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1568.)