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§ 80.334 False distress alerts.
A distress alert is false if it was transmitted without any indication
that a mobile unit or person was in distress and required immediate
assistance. Transmitting a false distress alert is prohibited and may
be subject to the provisions of part 1, subpart A of this chapter if
(a) Was transmitted intentionally;
(b) Was not cancelled in accordance with § 80.335;
(c) Could not be verified as a result of either the ship's failure to
keep watch on appropriate frequencies in accordance with § 80.1123 or
subpart G of this part, or its failure to respond to calls from the
U.S. Coast Guard;
(d) Was repeated; or
(e) Was transmitted using a false identity.
[ 68 FR 46968 , Aug. 7, 2003]
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