46 U.S. Code § 4106 - Penalties

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If a vessel to which this chapter applies is operated in violation of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under this chapter, the owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, and individual in charge are each liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.


(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 529; Pub. L. 100–540, § 3,Oct. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 2719.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source section (U.S. Code)
4106 46:526o

Section 4106 provides a civil penalty of $100 for a violation of this chapter or a regulation under this chapter. The vessel also is liable in rem.

1988—Pub. L. 100–540substituted “not more than $5,000” for “$100”.

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