46 U.S. Code § 10907 - Permission to make complaint

(a) A master may not refuse to permit, deny the opportunity to, or hinder a seaman who wishes to make a complaint authorized by this chapter.
(b) A master violating this section is liable to the United States Government for civil penalty of $500.


(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 577.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
10907 46:653

Section 10907 prohibits a master from hindering a seaman from making a complaint authorized by this chapter and subjects the master to a fine for violation of this section.

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