20.0242 Summary fines.

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(a) The Board or its authorized representative may summarily fine any person or vessel in violation of any provision of this chapter or of 20.0401 or rules of the Board in a sum not to exceed $100 per incident or, in the case of an overload violation, a sum not to exceed $25 per person or per 200 pounds of overload.

(b) Any person or vessel fined under this section may appeal the payment of the fine by filing a petition in the High Court of American Samoa, trial division, where the matter will be tried.

History: 1971, PL 12-34 § 15.