46 CFR § 69.25 - Penalties.

§ 69.25 Penalties.

(a) General violation. The vessel owner, charterer, managing operator, agent, master, and individual in charge of a vessel in violation of a regulation in this part are each liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $30,000. Each day of a continuing violation is a separate violation. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

(b) False Statements. A person knowingly making a false statement or representation in a matter in which a statement or representation is required by this part is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $30,000 for each false statement or representation. The vessel also is liable in rem for the penalty.

[CGD 87-015b, 54 FR 37657, Sept. 12, 1989, as amended by USCG-2011-0522, 81 FR 18720, Mar. 31, 2016]

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