550.1402 Definitions.§ 550.1402 Definitions.
Terms used in this subpart have the following meaning:
Case file means a BOEM document file containing information and the record of evidence related to the alleged violation.
Civil penalty means a fine. It is a BOEM regulatory enforcement tool used in addition to Notices of Incidents of Noncompliance and directed suspensions of production or other operations.
Reviewing Officer means a BOEM employee assigned to review case files and assess civil penalties.
Violation means failure to comply with the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) or any other applicable laws, with any regulations issued under the OCSLA, or with the terms or provisions of leases, licenses, permits, rights-of-way, or other approvals issued under the OCSLA.
Violator means a person responsible for a violation.