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Any owner or any agency in control of any vessel that is anchored, moored, or made fast to the shore when the same is in bad repair, liable to sink, liable to pollute adjacent water or determined to be a substantial threat to pollute adjacent water, or deemed to be a derelict vessel, or in violation of any law or regulation, who fails to remove it from the harbor to a designated place when directed to do so by an accredited agent of the port authority, shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and shall be fined not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5,000) and may also be imprisoned for not more than one year. The offender shall be guilty of a new and similar offense and subject to the same penalty for each 48 hours that elapses after the order to remove the vessel from the harbor or seaport is served. Any fines so collected shall be paid to the port authority and by it placed to the credit of the operating fund.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 33. Navigation and Watercourses § 33-1-33 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-33-navigation-and-watercourses/al-code-sect-33-1-33/
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