Merchant Shipping (Safety and Load Line Conventions) Act, 1933

Duty to produce Convention certificate.

20.—The master of every Safety Convention ship not registered in Saorstát Eireann being a passenger steamer or being a ship of sixteen hundred tons gross tonnage or upwards, shall produce a valid Safety Convention certificate to the officer of customs, from whom a clearance for the ship is demanded in respect of an international voyage from a port in Saorstát Eireann after the first day of January, nineteen hundred and thirty-four, and the clearance shall not be granted, and the ship may be detained, until such a certificate is so produced.