Customs Consolidation Act, 1876

Commissioners may grant special licenses on terms.

171. The Commissioners of Customs may, if they shall so think fit, grant licenses in respect of any vessels or boats not exceeding one hundred tons burden, upon such terms and conditions and subject to such restrictions and stipulations as in such licenses mentioned, notwithstanding any general regulations made in pursuance of this Act, whether the said regulations shall be revoked or not; and if any vessel or boat so licensed shall not comply with the conditions imposed by or expressed in any such license, or if such vessel or boat shall be found without having such license on board, such vessel or boat shall be forfeited.