1.01: Safe Boarding and Inspection

The owner or operator of any fishing vessel shall immediately comply with instructions issued by an authorized environmental police officer to facilitate inspection of the vessel, its gear, and/or catch and safe boarding, and shall take such other actions as are necessary to ensure the safety of the authorized officer and his/her party, and to facilitate the boarding.

REGULATORY AUTHORITY

M.G.L. c. 130 § 2, 17A, 80, 104.