Harbours Act, 1946

Production of certificates of registry.

66.—(1) The harbour master of a harbour may at any time require the master of a vessel, which is registered under the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1939, or the corresponding enactments of any other State and which is within the limits of the harbour, to produce for his inspection the certificate of registry of the vessel.

(2) If the master of a vessel refuses or fails to comply with a requirement authorised by this section, he shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.