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Every vessel in the harbour or dock, or at or near the pier, shall have substantial hawsers, tow-lines, and fasts fixed to the dolphins, booms, buoys, or mooring posts, when required by the harbour master; and if any vessel shall be in the harbour or dock, or at or near the pier, without substantial hawsers, tow-lines, or fasts fixed as aforesaid, after notice from the harbour master to the master of such vessel to furnish or fix the same, such master shall for every such offence be liable to a penalty not exceeding [F1level 1 on the standard scale].
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