Title 33

SECTION 70.05-5

70.05-5 Penalty.

§ 70.05-5 Penalty.

Every person and every corporation that shall violate, or that shall knowingly aid, abet, authorize, or instigate a violation of the provisions of § 70.05-1 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of up to $25,000 per day, or by imprisonment (in case of a natural person) for not less than thirty days nor more than one year, or both, one half of such fine to be paid to the person or persons giving information which shall lead to conviction.

[CGFR 52-15, 18 FR 12, Jan. 1, 1953, as amended by USCG-2009-0416, 74 FR 27438, June 10, 2009]