46 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2018 Edition
Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen
Part G - Merchant Seamen Protection and Relief
CHAPTER 109 - PROCEEDINGS ON UNSEAWORTHINESS
Sec. 10907 - Permission to make complaint
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§10907. Permission to make complaint

(a) A master may not refuse to permit, deny the opportunity to, or hinder a seaman who wishes to make a complaint authorized by this chapter.

(b) A master violating this section is liable to the United States Government for civil penalty of $500.

(Pub. L. 98–89, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 577.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource section (U.S. Code)
10907 46:653

46:664

Section 10907 prohibits a master from hindering a seaman from making a complaint authorized by this chapter and subjects the master to a fine for violation of this section.