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(b) "Commission" means the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission provided for by article II of the Convention;

(c) “United States Section” means the United States Commissioners to the Commission;

(d) “Convention area" means all waters, other than territorial waters, of the North Pacific Ocean which for the purposes of this chapter shall include the adjacent seas;

(e) “Fishing vessel" means any vessel engaged in catching fish or processing or transporting fish loaded on the high seas, or any vessel outfitted for such activities. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, $ 2, 68 Stat. 698.)

SHORT TITLE Section 1 of act Aug. 12, 1954, provided that this chapter should be popularly known as the "North Pacific Fisheries Act of 1954."

SEPARABILITY OF PROVISIONS Section 14 of act Aug. 12, 1954, provided that: “If any provision of this Act (this chapter) or the application of such provision to any circumstances or persons shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act (this chapter) and the applicability of such provision to other circumstances or persons shall not be affected thereby." § 1022. Commissioners; appointment, number and com

pensation. The United States shall be represented on the Commission by not more than four Commissioners to be appointed by the President, to serve as such during his pleasure, and to receive no compensation for their services as Commissioners. Of such Commissioners

(a) one shall be an official of the United States Government; and

(b) each of the others shall be a person residing in a State or Territory, the residents of which maintain a substantial fishery in the Convention area. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, § 3, 68 Stat. 698.)

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in section 1024 of this title.

tion, not more than three members of the committee, designated by the committee, may be paid for transportation expenses and per diem incident to attendance at meetings of the Commission or of the United States Section. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669. $ 4, 68 Stat. 698.)

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in section 1024 of this title. 8 1024. Conflict of interests statutes inapplicable.

Service of any individual appointed from private life as a United States Commissioner pursuant to section 1022 of this title, or as a member of the Advisory Committee appointed pursuant to section 1023 (a) of this title, shall not be considered as service or employment bringing such individual within the provisions of sections 281, 283, 284, and 434 of Title 18, and section 99 of Title 5, except insofar as such provisions of law may prohibit any such individual from acting or receiving compensation in respect to matters directly relating to the Convention, this chapter, or regulations issued pursuant to this chapter. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, § 5, 68 Stat. 698.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT Sections 281 and 283 of Title 18, referred to in text, were repealed by Pub. L. 87-849, $ 2, Oct. 23, 1962, 76 Stat. 1126, except as they may apply to retired officers of the armed forces of the United States, and were supplanted by sections 203 and 205 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

Sections 284 and 434 of Title 18, referred to in text, were repealed by Pub. L. 87-849, $ 2, Oct. 23, 1962, 76 Stat. 1126, and were supplanted by sections 207 and 208 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

Section 99 of Title 5, referred to in text, was repealed by Pub. L. 87–849, $3, Oct. 23, 1962, 76 Stat. 1126. For similar provisions see section 207 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure. 8 1025. Powers of President; acceptance or rejection

of Commission's recommendations; selection of

special committee. The President is authorized to (a) accept or reject, on behalf of the United States, recommendations made by the Commission in accordance with the provisions of article III, section 1, of the Convention, and recommendations made by the Commission in pursuance of the provisions of the Protocol to the Convention; and (b) act for the United States in the selection of persons by the contracting parties to compose the special committee provided by the Protocol to the Convention. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, $ 6, 68 Stat. 699.) Ex. ORD. No. 11467. DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO

SECRETARY OF STATE Ex. Ord. No. 11467, May 1, 1969, 34 FR. 7271, provided:

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code (section 301 of title 3, The President) and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:

SECTION 1. The Secretary of State is hereby designated and empowered to perform the following-described functions without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President:

(1) The authority vested in the President by section 6(a) of the North Pacific Fisheries Act of 1954 (68 Stat. 699; 16 U.S.C. 1025(a)) (subsec. (a) of this section) to accept or reject, on behalf of the United States, recommendations made by the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission in accordance with the provisions of

$ 1023. Advisory Committee; appointment and number

of members; terms; sessions; meetings; com

pensation. (a) The United States Section shall appoint an advisory Committee composed of not less than five nor more than twenty members and shall fix the terms of office thereof, such members to be selected both from the various groups participating in the fisheries covered by the Convention and from the fishery agencies of the States or Territories, the residents of which maintain a substantial fishery in the Convention area.

(b) Any or all members of the advisory committee may attend all sessions of the Commission except executive sessions.

(c) The advisory committee shall be invited to all nonexecutive meetings of the United States Section and at such meetings shall be granted opportunity to examine and to be heard on all proposed programs of study and investigation, reports, and recommendations of the United States Section.

(d) The members of the advisory committee shall receive no compensation for their services as such members. On approval by the United States Sec

Article III, section 1, of the International Convention for the High Seas Fisheries of the North Pacific Ocean (signed at Tokyo May 9, 1952, TIAS 2786) and recommendations made by the Commission in pursuance of the provisions of the Protocol to that Convention.

(2) The authority vested in the President by Article III, paragraph 2, of the Convention between the United States of America and Canada for the Preservation of tue Halibut Fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea (signed at Ottawa, March 2, 1953, TIAS 2900) to approve or reject actions of the International Pacific Halibut Commission taken pursuant to that paragraph.

SEC. 2. In carrying out his authority under section 1 of this order the Secretary of State shall consult with the Secretary of the Interior.

RICHARD NIXON.

duly certified copies thereof as may be necessary to the prosecution in Canada or Japan of any violation of the provisions of the Convention or any Canadian or Japanese law for the enforcement thereof when requested by the appropriate authorities of Canada or Japan respectively. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669. $ 8, 68 Stat. 699.)

8 1028. Designation of enforcement officers.

The Secretary of the Interior may designate officers of the States and Territories of the United States to enforce the provisions of the Convention and this chapter insofar as they pertain to fishing vessels of the United States and the persons on board such vessels. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, $ 9, 68 Stat. 699.)

§ 1026. Cooperation with other agencies.

Any agency of the Federal Government is authorized, upon request of the Commission, to cooperate in the conduct of scientific and other programs, and to furnish, on a reimbursable basis, facilities and personnel for the purpose of assisting the Commission in carrying out its duties under the Convention. Such agency may accept reimbursement from the Commission. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, § 7, 68 Stat. 699.)

8 1027. Enforcement; boarding and inspecting vessels;

detention of persons and vessels; enforcement

officers as witnesses. (a) The provisions of the Convention and this chapter relating to abstention from fishing in certain areas by the nationals and vessels of one or more of the contracting parties shall be enforced by the Coast Guard in cooperation with the Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Customs.

(b) For such purposes any Coast Guard officer, any officer of the Fish and Wildlife Service, or any other person authorized to enforce the provisions of the Convention and this chapter referred to in subsection (a) of this section may go on board any fishing vessel of Canada or Japan found in waters in which Canada or Japan has agreed by or under the Convention to abstain from exploitation of one or more stocks of fish, and, when he has reasonable cause to believe that such vessel is engaging in operations in violation of the provisions of the Convention, may, without warrant or other process, inspect the equipment, books, documents, and other articles on such vessel and question the persons on board, and for these purposes may hail and stop such vessel, and use all necessary force to compel compliance.

(c) Whenever any such officer has reasonable cause to believe that any person on any fishing vessel of Canada or Japan is violating, or immediately prior to the boarding of such vessel was violating, the provisions of the Convention referred to in subsection (a) of this section, such person, and any such vessel employed in such violation shall be detained and shall be delivered as promptly as practicable to an authorized official of the nation to which they belong in accordance with the provisions of the Convention.

(d) Any officer of the Coast Guard, any officer of the Fish and Wildlife Service, or any other person authorized to enforce the provisions of the Convention and this chapter referred to in subsection (a) of this section, niay be directed to attend as witnesses and to produce such available records and files or

8 1029. Unlawful activities.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person or fishing vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to engage in the catching of any stock of fish from which the United States may agree to abstain in the waters specified for such abstention as set forth in the Annex to the Convention, or to load, process, possess, or transport any such fish or fish products processed therefrom in the said waters, or to land in a port of the United States any fish so caught, loaded, possessed, or transported or any fish products processed therefrom.

(b) It shall be unlawful for any person or fishing vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States knowingly to load, process, possess, or transport any fish specified in subsection (a) of this section or any fish products processed therefrom in the territorial waters of the United States or in any waters of the Convention area in addition to those specified in subsection (a) of this section, or to land in a port of the United States any such fish or fish products.

(c) It shall be unlawful for any person or fishing vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States knowingly to load, process, possess, or transport in the Convention area or in the territorial waters of the United States any fish taken by a national of Canada or Japan from a stock of fish from which Canada or Japan respectively has agreed to abstain as set forth in the Annex to the Convention or any fish products processed therefrom, or to land such fish or fish products in a port of the United States.

(d) It shall be unlawful for any person subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to aid or abet in the taking of fish by a national or fishing vessel of Canada or of Japan from a stock of fish from which Canada or Japan has respectively agreed to abstain as set forth in the Annex of the Convention.

(e) It shall be unlawful for the master or owner or any person in charge of any fishing vessel of the United States to refuse to permit the duly authorized officials of the United States, Canada, or Japan to board such vessel or inspect its equipment, books, documents, or other articles or question the persons on board in accordance with the provision of the Convention, or to obstruct such officials in the execution of such duties. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, $ 10. 68 Stat. 699.)

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in section 1030 of this title.

chus gorbuscha). (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, § 12, 68 Stat. 700; July 24, 1957, Pub. L. 85–114, 71 Stat. 310.)

AMENDMENTS 1957–Pub. L. 85-114 provided that regulations shall apply to area north of parallel of north latitude of 48 degrees and 30 minutes but not south of 49th parallel of north latitude with respect to sockeye or pink salmon, in lieu of prior provisions that regulations apply to area "contiguous to territorial waters of Alaska".

8 1030. Penalties.

(a) Any person violating subsections (a), (b), or (c) of section 1029 of this title shall upon conviction be fined not more than $10,000, and for such offense the court may order forfeited, in whole or in part, the fish concerned in the offense, or the fishing gear involved in such fishing, or both, or the monetary value thereof. Such forfeited fish or fishing gear shall be disposed of in accordance with the direction of the court.

(b) Any person violating subsection (d) of section 1029 of this title shall upon conviction be fined not more than $10,000.

(c) Any person violating subsection (e) of section 1029 of this title shall upon conviction be fined not more than $10,000 and be imprisoned for not more than one year or both, and for such offense the court may order forfeited, in whole or in part the fish and fishing gear on board the vessel, or both, or the monetary value thereof. Such fish and fishing gear shall be disposed of in accordance with the direction of the court.

(d) Section 989 of this title shall not apply to violations for which penalties are provided in this section. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, § 11, 68 Stat. 700.)

8 1032. Appropriations; use of funds.

(a) There is authorized to be appropriated from time to time such sums as may be necessary for carrying out the purposes and provisions of the Convention and this chapter, including

(1) necessary travel expenses of the United States Commissioners without regard to the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, as amended, the Travel Expense Act of 1949, or section 73b of title 5; and

(2) the United States share of the joint expenses of the Commission; provided that the Commissioners shall not, with respect to commitments concerning the United States share of the joint expenses of the Commission, be subject to the provisions of section 262 (b)' of Title 22 insofar as they limit the authority of United States representatives to international organizations with respect to such commitments.

(b) Such funds as shall be made available to the Secretary of the Interior for research and related activities shall be expended to carry out the program of the Commission in accordance with recommendations of the United States Section. (Aug. 12, 1954, ch. 669, § 13, 68 Stat. 701.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT The Travel Expense Act of 1949, referred to in the text, is now covered by section 2105 and section 5701 et seq. of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section 73b of title 5, referred to in subsec. (a) (1), is now covered by section 5731 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

§ 1031. Applicability of sections 986, 988, 989 and 990 of

this title. For the effective execution of this chapter, sections 986 (a) and (b), 988, 989 and 990 of this title shall be deemed to be incorporated herein in haec verba provided that regulations authorized by section 986 (a) of this title shall be adopted by the Secretary of the Interior on consultation with the United States Section and shall apply only to stocks of fish in the Convention area north of the parallel of north latitude of 48 degrees and 30 minutes. And provided further, That no such regulations shall apply in the Convention area south of the 49th parallel of north latitude with respect to sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) or pink salmon (Oncorhyn

5. Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1937

16 U.S.C. 772-772j Sec. 772. Short title.

for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery of the 772a. Definitions.

Northern Pacific Area and Bering Sea to approve or reject 772b. Acts unlawful.

actions of the International Pacific Halibut Commission 772c. Records and reports of master or owner.

was delegated to the Secretary of State, see Ex. Ord. No. 772d. Enforcement; arrest and seizure; detention; testi- 11467, May 1, 1969, 34 F.R. 7271, set out as & note under mony of officers.

section 1025 of this title. 772e. Penalties and forfeitures.

ADMISSION OF ALASKA AS STATE 7721. Penalties relative to records and reports.

Alaska Statehood provisions as not affecting the rights 772g. Exemption of Commission.

of the United States under this chapter, see section 6(e) 7725. Rules and regulations,

of Pub. L. 85-508, July 7, 1958, 72 Stat. 339, set out as a 7721 Effective date.

note preceding section 21 of Title 48, Territories and 772). Facilities for Commission; appropriations.

Insular Possessions.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS $ 772. Short title.

This section is referred to in sections 772a, 772b, 772d, Sections 772 to 772i of this title may be cited as the 772c, 772g. 772h, 772i of this title. "Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1937." (June 28,

$ 772a. Definitions. 1937, ch. 392, § 1, 50 Stat. 325.)

When used in sections 772 to 772i of this titleDELEGATION OF FUNCTIONS President's authority under Article III, paragraph 2, of 1 So in original. Probably should be section 262b of the Convention between the United States and Canada Title 22,

(a) Convention: The word “Convention" means the Convention between the United States and Canada for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea, signed at Ottawa on the 2d day of March 1953 and any other treaty or convention which modifies or replaces that Convention, and shall include the regulations promulgated thereunder.

(b) Commission: The word “Commission" means the Commission provided for in the Convention.

(c) Person: The word “person” includes partnerships, associations, and corporations.

(d) Territorial waters of the United States: The term “Territorial waters of the United States” means the Territorial waters contiguous to the western coast of the United States and the territorial waters contiguous to the southern and western coasts of Alaska.

(e) Territorial waters of Canada: The term "territorial waters of Canada" means the territorial waters contiguous to the western coast of Canada.

(f) Convention waters: The term “Convention waters" means the territorial waters of the United States, the territorial waters of Canada, and the high seas of the Northern Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea, extending westerly from the limits of the territorial waters of the United States and of Canada.

(g) Halibut: The word "halibut” means the species of Hippoglossus inhabiting Convention waters.

(h) Vessel: The word "vessel" includes every description of water craft or other contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation in water. (June 28, 1937, ch. 392, $ 2, 50 Stat. 325; Aug. 8, 1953, ch. 382, 67 Stat. 494.)

AMENDMENTS 1953–Subsec. (a). Act Aug. 8, 1953, substituted "2d day of

replaces that Convention" for "29th day of January 1937" and deleted "of the International Fisheries Commission" preceding "promulgated".

Subsec. (b). Act Aug. 8, 1953, substituted "Commission provided for in the Convention" for "International Fisheries Commission provided for by article III of the Convention".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1953 AMENDMENT Act Aug. 8, 1953, provided in part that: “This Act (amending subsecs. (a) and (b) of this section) shall take effect on the date of entry into force of the Convention between the United States of America and Canada for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea, signed at Ottawa, March 2, 1953."

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 772, 772b, 772d, 772e, 772g, 772h, 7721 of this title.

(c) any national or inhabitant of the United States to catch, attempt to catch, or to possess any halibut in the territorial waters of the United States or in Convention waters in violation of any provision of the Convention or of sections 772 to 772i of this title;

(d) any person within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States to furnish, prepare, outfit, or provision any vessel, other than a vessel of the United States or Canada, in connection with any voyage during which such vessel is intended to be, is being, or has been employed in catching, attempting to catch, or possessing any halibut in Convention waters or the territorial waters of the United States or Canada;

(e) any person within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States to furnish, prepare, outfit, or provision any vessel of the United States or Canada in connection with any voyage during which such vessel is intended to be, is being, or has been employed in catching, attempting to catch, or possessing any halibut in violation of any provision of the Convention or of sections 772 to 772i of this title;

(f) any person within the territory or jurisdiction of the United States or any national or inhabitant of the United States within Convention waters knowingly to have or have had in his possession any halibut taken, transferred, received, or brought in in violation of any provision of the Convention or of sections 772 to 772i of this title;

(g) any person to depart from any place within the jurisdiction of the United States in any vessel which departs from such place in violation of the Convention or of sections 772 to 7721 of this title;

(h) any person in the territorial waters of the United States or any national or inhabitant of the United States in Convention waters to catch or attempt to catch any halibut, or to possess any halibut caught incidentally to fishing for other species of fish by the use of or in any vessel required by the Convention to have on board any license or permit unless such vessel shall have on board a license or permit which shall comply with all applicable requirements of the Convention, and which shall be available for inspection at any time by any officer authorized to enforce the Convention or by any representative of the Commission;

(i) any person to take, retain, land, or possess any halibut caught incidentally to fishing for other species of fish, in violation of any provision of the Convention or of sections 772 to 772i of this title. (June 28, 1937, ch. 392, § 3, 50 Stat. 326.)

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 772, 772a, 772d, 772e, 7728, 772h, 7721 of this title.

8 772b. Acts unlawful.

It shall be unlawful for

(a) any person other than a national or inhabitant of the United States to catch or attempt to catch any halibut in the territorial waters of the United States;

(b) any person to transfer to or to receive upon any vessel of the United States, or to bring to any place within the jurisdiction of the United States any halibut caught in Convention waters by the use of any vessel of a nation not a party to the Conven. tion, or caught in Convention waters by any national or inhabitant of the United States or Canada in violation of the Convention or of sections 772 to 772i of this title;

$ 772c. Records and reports of master or owner.

It shall be unlawful for the master or owner or person in charge of any vessel or any other person required by the Convention to make, keep, or furnish any record or report, to fail to do so, or to refuse to permit any officer authorized to enforce the Convention or any representative of the Commission to examine and inspect any such record or report at any time. (June 28, 1937, ch. 392, § 4, 50 Stat. 327.) July 1, 1939, 4 F. R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433; 1940 Reorg. Plan No. III, § 3, eff. June 30, 1940, 5 F. R. 2108, 54 Stat. 1232.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS All functions of all other officers of the Department of the Interior and all functions of all agencies and employees of such Departments, were with two exceptions, transferred to the Secretary of the Interior, with power vested in him to authorize their performance or the performance of any of his functions by any of such officers, agencies, and employees, by 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 3, $$ 1, 2, eft. May 24, 1950, 15 F. R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1262, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

All functions of all officers of the Department of the Treasury, and all functions of all agencies and employees of such Department, were transferred, with certain exceptions, to the Secretary of the Treasury, with power vested in him to authorize their performance or the performance of any of his functions, by any of such officers, agencies, and employees, by 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 26, $$ 1, 2, eff. July 31 1950, 15 F. R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, set out in the Appendix to Title 5. The Customs Service, referred to in this section, is a service under the Treasury Department, and the Coast Guard, also referred to in this section, is generally a service under such Depart. ment, but such Plan excepted, from the transfer, functions of the Coast Guard, and of the Commandant thereof, when the Coast Guard is operating as a part of the Navy under sections 1 and 3 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, transferred the Bureau of Fisheries in the Department of Commerce and its functions to the Department of the Interior.

1940 Reorg. Plan No. III, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, consolidated the Bureau of Fisheries and the Bureau of Biological Survey into the Fish and Wildlife Service in the Department of the Interior, and abolished the offices of Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Fisheries.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 772, 772a, 772b, 7720, 772e, 7727, 772g, 772h, 7721 of this title. & 772d. Enforcement; arrest and seizure; detention;

testimony of officers. (a) The provisions of the Convention and of sections 772 to 772i of this title and any regulations issued under said sections shall be enforced by the Coast Guard, the Customs Service, and the Fish and Wildlife Service. For such purposes any officer of the Coast Guard, Customs, or Fish and Wildlife Service may at any time go on board of any vessel in territorial waters of the United States, or any vessel of the United States or Canada in Convention waters, except in the territorial waters of Canada, to address inquiries to those on board and to examine, inspect, and search the vessel and every part thereof and any person, trunk, package, or cargo on board, and to this end may hail and stop such vessel, and use all necessary force to compel compliance.

(b) Whenever it appears to any such officer that any person, other than a national or inhabitant of Canada, on any vessel of the United States is violating or has violated any provision of the Convention or of sections 772 to 7721 of this title, he shall arrest such person and seize any such vessel employed in such violation. If any such person on any such vessel of the United States is a national or inhabitant of Canada, such person shall be detained and shall be delivered as soon as practicable to an authorized oficer of Canada at the Canadian port or place nearest to the place of detention or at such other port or place as such officers of the United States and of Canada may agree upon.

(c) Whenever it appears to any such officer of the United States that any person, other than a national or inhabitant of the United States, on any vessel of Canada in Convention waters, except in the territorial waters of Canada, is violating or has violated any provision of the Convention, such person, and any such vessel employed in such violation, shall be detained and such person and such vessel shall be delivered as soon as practicable to an authorized officer of Canada at the Canadian port or place nearest to the place of detention, or at such other port or place as such officers of the United States and of Canada may agree upon. If any such person on any such vessel of Canada is a national or inhabitant of the United States, such person shall be arrested as provided for in subsection (b) of this section.

(d) Officers or employees of the Coast Guard, Customs, and Fish and Wildlife Service may be directed to attend as witnesses and to produce such available records and files or certified copies thereof as may be produced compatibly with the public interest and as may be considered essential to the prosecution in Canada of any violation of the provisions of the Convention or any Canadian law for the enforcement thereof when requested by the appropriate Canadian authorities in the manner prescribed in article V of the Convention to suppress smuggling concluded between the United States and Canada on June 6, 1924 (44 Stat. (pt. 3), 2097). (June 28, 1937, ch. 392, § 3, 50 Stat. 327; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (e), eff.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 772, 772a, 772b, 772e, 772g, 772h, 7721 of this title.

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$ 772e. Penalties and forfeitures.

(a) Any person violating any provision of section 772b of this title upon conviction shall be fined no: more than $1,000 nor less than $100 or be imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.

(b) The cargo of halibut of every vessel employed in any manner in connection with the violation of any provision of section 772b of this title shall be forfeited; upon a second violation of the provisions of said section, every such vessel, including its tackle, apparel, furniture, and stores may be forfeited and the cargo of halibut of every such vessel shall be forfeited; and, upon a third or subsequent violation of the provisions of said section, every such vessel, including its tackle, apparel, furniture, cargo, and stores shall be forfeited.

(c) All provisions of law relating to the seizure, judicial forfeiture, and condemnation of a vessel for violation of the customs laws, the disposition of such vessel or the proceeds from the sale thereof, and the remission or mitigation of such forfeitures shall apply to seizures and forfeitures incurred, or alleged to have been incurred, under the provisions of sections 772 to 772i of this title, insofar as such provisions of law are applicable and not inconsistent with the provisions of said sections: Provided, That except as provided in section 772d of this title all rights, powers, and duties conferred or imposed by said sections upon any officer or employee of the

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