"Extenuating circumstances" for purposes of this title mean circumstances that lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an act, and which are to be considered in determining if an individual is to be granted extraordinary relief. Such personal characteristics as age, education, fishing experience, and physical capability, as well as other personal characteristics, and such physical circumstances as weather, age of vessel, and vessel propulsion mechanism, as well as other physical circumstances, may be considered when reviewing a set of facts for extenuating circumstances.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012
, and 77.12.047
. WSR 17-05-112 (Order 17-04), recodified as § 220-200-030, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080
. WSR 90-03-068 (Order 90-05), § 220-16-410, filed 1/19/90, effective 2/19/90; WSR 89-15-032 (Order 89-61), § 220-16-410, filed 7/14/89.]