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[72 Stat. 784]
[72 Stat. 784]
PUBLIC LAW 85-000—MMMM. DD, 1958

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PUBLIC LAW 85-726-AUG. 23, 1958

[72 STAT.

duties; and the appropriate military authorities shall be responsible for taking any necessary disciplinary action with respect thereto and for making to the Administrator or Board, as appropriate, a timely report of any such action taken. (2) Any such civil penalty may be compromised by the Administrator in the case of violations of titles III, V, VI, or X II, or any rule, regulation, or order issued thereunder, and by the Board in the case of violations of title VII, or any rule, regulation, or order issued thereunder, or the Postmaster General in the case of regulations issued by him. The amount of such penalty, when finally determined, or the amount agreed upon in compromise, may be deducted from any sums owing by the United States to the person charged. LIENS

(b) I n case an aircraft is involved in such violation and the violation is by the owner or person in command of the aircraft, such aircraft shall be subject to lien for the penalty: Provided, That this subsection shall not apply to a violation of a rule or regulation of the Postmaster General. CRIMINAL PENALTIES GENERAL

SEC. 902. (a) Any person who knowingly and willfully violates any provisions of this Act (except titles III, V, VI, VII, and X II), or any order, rule, or regulation issued under any such provision or any term, condition, or limitation of any certificate or permit issued under title IV, for which no penalty is otherwise herein provided, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be subject for the first offense to a fine of not more than $500, and for any subsequent offense to a fine of not more than $2,000. If such violation is a continuing one, each day of such violation shall constitute a separate offense. FORGERY OF CERTIFICATES A N D FALSE MARKING OF AIRCRAFT

(b) Any person who knowingly and willfully forges, counterfeits, alters, or falsely makes any certificate authorized to be issued under this Act, or knowingly uses or attempts to use any such fraudulent certificate, and any person who knowingly and willfully displays or causes to be displayed on any aircraft, any marks that are false or misleading as to the nationality or registration of the aircraft, shall be subject to a fine of not exceeding $1,000 or to imprisonment not exceeding three years, or to both such fine and imprisonment. INTERFERENCE W I T H AIR NAVIGATION

(c) A person shall be subject to a fine of not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment not exceeding five years, or to both such fine and imjirisonment, who— (1) with intent to interfere with air navigation within the United States, exhibits within the United States any light or signal at such place or in such manner that it is likely to be mistaken for a true light or signal established pursuant to this Act, or for a true light or signal in connection with an airport or other air navigation facility; or (2) after due warning by the Administrator, continues to maintain any misleading light or signal; or (3) knowingly removes, extinguishes, or interferes with the operation of any such true light or signal.