KSC, TITLE 19. MARINE RESOURCES
Chapter 6. Administrative
Section 19.601. Report of violation; approval for
The Director shall report all
violations of this Title to the Attorney General. In appropriate cases
approved by the Attorney General, the Director may enforce this Title through
administrative proceedings as provided in this Chapter.
Section 19.602. Notice of administrative hearing; rights;
The Director shall notify the alleged
violator of the date of the adjudicatory administrative hearing at least 10 days
before the hearing unless the alleged violator waives this notice period.
The alleged violator has the right to appear, be heard, produce evidence
and be represented by counsel. The Director may adopt regulations
regarding the conduct of these proceedings.
Section 19.603. Summary
administrative enforcement proceedings.
If the person alleged to have
committed the offense admits, in writing, to committing the violation(s) and
consents to the summary proceedings, the Director may impose an administrative
penalty as set out in regulations. In addition to payment of an
administrative penalty, the Director may require payment of an agreed-upon fair
market value of any fish caught. The Director may void the decision to proceed
with summary administrative enforcement proceedings if the full amount of the
penalty, including the value of any fish caught, is not paid within 30 days
after notification of the penalty assessment. Any person who submits to
the summary administrative proceedings shall not fish in fishery waters until
the administrative penalty is paid in full.