Harbours Act, 1946

Powers in respect of vessel entering or leaving dock.

72.—(1) The harbour master of a harbour may require the master of a vessel which is about to enter or leave a dock or graving dock within the limits of the harbour to employ such person or persons as the harbour master thinks proper for the purpose of working the vessel safely into or (as the case may be) out of such dock.

(2) If the master of a vessel refuses or fails to comply with a requirement made on him and 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 fifty pounds.