Maine Revised Statutes

§124. Unlawful disposal or taking of ballast

The master of any vessel who shall throw overboard ballast in any road, port or harbor commits a civil violation for which a forfeiture of $60 may be adjudged. Any person who shall take any stone or other ballast from any island, beach or other land, without consent of the owner shall be liable for a civil penalty not to exceed $7 for each violation, to be recovered in a civil action, 1/2 to the person bringing the action and 1/2 for the town where the violation is committed. [1977, c. 696, §335 (RPR).]

1977, c. 696, §335 (RPR).