46 U.S. Code § 14702 - False statements

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A person knowingly making a false statement or representation in a matter in which a statement or representation is required by this part or a regulation prescribed under this part is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $20,000 for each false statement or representation. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

Source

(Pub. L. 99–509, title V, § 5101(3),Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1925.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section 14702
Source: Section (U.S. Code) 46 App. U.S.C. 83i.
Section 14702 provides that a person knowingly making a false statement or representation in a matter in which a statement or representation is required by this part or a regulation prescribed under this part is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $20,000 for each false statement or representation. It further provides that the vessel is liable in rem for the penalty. This penalty is increased from $1,000 in existing law and conforms with the level of similar penalties throughout the subtitle.

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