Maine Revised Statutes

§5604. Monetary sanctions

1. Designation.  A monetary sanction authorized by law and imposed by the court for a civil violation may be designated a "fine," "penalty," "forfeiture," "surcharge" or "assessment" or may be designated by another similar term.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Civil violation.  Use of the terminology under subsection 1 in describing a monetary sanction for a civil violation does not limit or prohibit the application of Title 17-A, section 4-B, subsection 3.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 452, §X1 (NEW). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF).