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[74 Stat. 261]
[74 Stat. 261]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

74

STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 86-555-JUNE 30, 1960

261

the efficient dispatching of vessels and rendering of pilotage services required under the provisions of this Act. The Secretary may— (i) establish such rules and regulations for the operation of a pool or pools as he may deem necessary; (ii) require that pooling be coordmated on a reciprocal basis with similar arrangements established by the appropriate agency of Canada; (iii) limit the number of pools; (iv) audit and inspect the administration and operation of a pool or pools; (v) prescribe uniform systems of accounts for a pool or pools. Services, SEC. 5. (a) The Secretary is authorized and directed to establish charges, etc. rates, by regulations the rates, charges, and any other conditions or terms for services performed by registered pilots to meet the provisions of this Act. (b) The Secretary is authorized to arrange with the appropriate agency of Canada for the establishment of joint or identical rates, charges, and any other conditions or terms for services by registered pilots in the waters of the Great Lakes. (c) The rates, charges, and any other conditions or terms for pilotage services by registered pilots established by the Secretary in accordance with subdivisions (a) and (b) of this section shall be fair and equitable, giving due consideration to the public interest and the reasonable cost and expense of providing and maintaining such facilities and arrangements as are required for the efficient performance of pilotage services in accordance with the provisions oi this Act. SEC. 6. Any written arrangements between the Secretary and the appropriate agency of Canada under the provisions of this Act shall be subject to the concurrence of the Secretary of State. Violations, penSEC. 7. (a) Any owner, master, or person in charge of a vessel sub- alties. ject to this Act who permits the navigation of the vessel by a person not a registered pilot in the waters designated by the President pursuant to section 3(a) of this Act or who permits the navigation of the vessel without having on board a registered pilot or other officer in the waters described m section 3(b) of this Act shall be liable to the United States in a civil penalty not exceeding $500 for each violation, for which sum the vessel shall be liable and may be seized and proceeded against by way of libel in any district court of the United States having jurisdiction thereof. Each day the vessel shall be so navigated shall constitute a separate violation. This subsection shall be enforced by the head of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating. (b) Any person, not a registered pilot, who directs the navigation of a vessel subject to this Act in the waters designated by the President pursuant to section 3(a) of this Act, shall be subject to a civil penalty in an amount not exceeding $500 for each violation. Each day such person so directs the navigation of such vessel shall constitute a separate violation. This subsection shall be enforced by the head of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating. (c) A person who violates any regulation issued pursuant to sections 4 and 5 of this Act shall be liable to the United States in a civil penalty not exceeding $500 for each violation. The provisions of this subsection shall be enforced by the Secretary, who may, upon application therefor, remit or mitigate the penalty provided for herein, upon such terms as he, in his discretion, shall thinK proper. SEC. 8. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, a vessel o uOperation t ewitht regis red may be navigated in the United States waters of the Great Lakes pilots.' without a United States or Canadian registered pilot when—