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Keywords: owner; tugboat; towage; log; timber; lien; payment; service; contract; security; possession; constitution; validity; obsolete; repeal; Tugboat Workers Lien Act
Despite the misleading title, the Tugboat Worker Lien Act has nothing to do with safeguarding the interests of persons employed in the towboat industry; its purpose is to enable tugboat operators to collect unpaid towage fees. This project examines whether the Act is obsolete and should be repealed.
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