Penalty for breach of life-saving appliances regulations and fire-fighting appliances regulations
In the case of any ship-
(a) if the ship is required to be provided with life-saving appliances or fire-fighting appliances and proceeds on any voyage without being so provided in the manner prescribed;
(b) if any of the appliances with which the ship is so provided are lost or rendered unfit for service in the course of the voyage through the wilful fault or negligence of the owner or master;
(c) if the master wilfully neglects to replace or repair, on the first opportunity, any such appliance lost or damaged in the course of the voyage;
(d) if such appliances are not kept so as to be at all times fit and ready for use; or
(e) if any provision of the life-saving appliances regulations or the fire-fighting appliances regulations is contravened or not complied with,
then the owner of the ship (if at fault) commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $50000 and to imprisonment for 2 years and the master of the ship (if at fault) commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $10000 and to imprisonment for 6 months.