Before signing the agreement required by section 10502 of this title, a seaman required by section 8701 of this title to have a merchant mariner's document shall exhibit to the master a document issued to the seaman and appropriately endorsed for the capacity in which the seaman is to serve.
(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 570.)
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