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Claims against the fund
Navigation (NAV) CHAPTER 37, ARTICLE 12, PART 3
§ 182. Claims against the fund. Claims shall be filed with the
administrator not later than three years after the date of discovery of
damage nor later than ten years after the date of the incident which
caused the damage. The administrator shall prescribe appropriate forms
and procedures for such claims, which shall include a provision
requiring the claimant to make a sworn verification of the claim to the
best of his knowledge. Any person who knowingly gives or causes to be
given any false information as a part of any such claim shall, in
addition to any other penalties herein or elsewhere prescribed, be
guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to one thousand
dollars or up to one year imprisonment. Upon receipt of any claim, the
administrator shall as soon as practicable inform all affected parties
of the claim.