46 U.S. Code Section 80303 - Speed of vessel in ice region

(a) Requirement.—The master of a vessel of the United States, when ice is reported on or near the vessel's course, shall proceed at a moderate speed or change the course of the vessel to go well clear of the danger zone.

(b) Civil Penalty.—A master violating this section is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $500.

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Citation
46 U.S.C. § 80303 (2021)
Miscellaneous
Historical and Revision Notes
Historical and Revision Notes
Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
80303 46 App.:738c. June 25, 1936, ch. 807, §4, 49 Stat. 1923.

In subsection (b), the words "liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty" are substituted for "liable to a fine" for clarity and for consistency in the revised title. The words "for each offense" are omitted as unnecessary.

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