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§ 460n–5. Regulation of area; violations and penalties

Such national recreation area shall continue to be administered in accordance with regulations heretofore issued by the Secretary of the Interior relating to such areas, and the Secretary may revise such regulations or issue new regulations to carry out the purposes of this subchapter. In his administration and regulation of the area, the Secretary shall exercise authority, subject to the provisions and limitations of this subchapter, comparable to his general administrative authority relating to areas of the national park system.

Any person who violates a rule or regulation issued pursuant to this subchapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and may be punished by a fine of not more than $500, or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Pub. L. 88–639, § 6, Oct. 8, 1964, 78 Stat. 1040; Pub. L. 91–383, § 10(a)(4), as added Pub. L. 94–458, § 2, Oct. 7, 1976, 90 Stat. 1941.)