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      RS 56:338     


§338.  Registration of vessels; application; misstatements; penalties

A.  Any vessel which shall be licensed or permitted to engage in commercial fishing or freighting operations for shrimp or fish of any species with any type of nets, seines, or traps in Louisiana waters which has not been registered at a customs port within the state and which fails to pay the fishing boat or net licenses fixed under this Subpart, shall not be entitled to another such license nor permitted to engage in such operations within two years thereafter.  

B.  Any material misstatement of fact regarding the ownership of the vessel for which application is made, supported by false affidavit, subjects the person making the affidavit to prosecution and subjects the vessel to forfeiture as provided for forfeiture of vessels and equipment in this Sub-part.  

C.  Violation of this Subpart constitutes a class one violation.  

Acts 1974, No. 223, §1.  Amended by Acts 1981, No. 837, §3.  

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