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(a) A person commits the offense of falsification related to high seas interception of salmon if the person creates, utters, or possesses a written instrument related to salmon, or makes an assertion for the purpose of having a written instrument related to salmon created, uttered, or accepted, with reckless disregard that the salmon was obtained by high seas interception and that the written instrument or assertion conveys misleading or untrue information about the ownership, possession, processing, origin, destination, route of shipping, type, condition, or time, place, and manner of the taking of the salmon.
(b) In this section
(1) “utter” has the meaning given in AS 11.46.580(b);
(2) “written instrument” has the meaning given in AS 11.46.580(b) and includes ships' logs and papers, bills of lading and sale, documents relating to processing, shipping, and customs, and information stamped on or affixed to cans, crates, containers, freight, or a means of storage or packaging.
(c) Falsification related to high seas interception of salmon is a class C felony.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 16. Fish and Game § 16.10.770. Falsification related to high seas interception of salmon - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-16-fish-and-game/ak-st-sect-16-10-770/
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