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(a) The provisions of this chapter regulating the operation of watercraft shall apply to authorized emergency watercraft, except that an operator of such emergency watercraft in an emergency may:
(1) Exceed the prima facie speed limits so long as he or she operates with due regard for the safety of all persons in the area and sounds audible signals by bell, siren or exhaust whistle;
(2) Anchor, stop, moor, dock or dive, notwithstanding the provision of this section.
(b) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to persons, barges, derricks, tugs, work watercraft and other equipment while actually engaged in work within an area designated by the Director of Port Control of the City or other State and Federal government agencies.
(Ord. No. 1684-76. Passed 6-29-76, eff. 7-6-76)