50 CFR 38.4 - Authorized functions, powers, and duties.
The executive authority of the Regional Director concerning the Midway Islands includes:
(a) Issuance of citations for violations of this part and 50 CFR parts 25-32;
(b) Abatement of any public nuisance upon the failure of the person concerned to comply with a removal notice;
(c) Seizure of evidence;
(d) Investigation of accidents and offenses;
(e) Custody and disposal of lost or abandoned property;
(f) Regulation of aircraft and boat traffic and safety;
(g) Imposition of quarantines;
(h) Evacuation of hazardous areas;
(i) Lawful restraint, detention, confinement, and care of persons prior to their prompt transfer to the custody of the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii;
(j) Lawful removal of person from the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge for cause;
(k) Regulation of vehicle traffic and safety;
(l) Performance of other lawful acts necessary for protecting the health and safety of persons and property on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge; and
(m) Issuance of lawful notices and orders necessary to the exercise of executive authority under this section.