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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 177

Detained ship must not leave port

177 Detained ship must not leave port

(cf former Act s 13B (5) and (6))

(1) The master and the owner of a ship detained under this Part are each guilty of an offence if the ship departs the port or other place at which it is detained before it is released from detention.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$55,000, or
(b) in the case of a corporation--$110,000.
(2) A person is not guilty of an offence under this section if the person can establish that he or she was not aware that the ship had been detained.



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