Harbours Act, 1946

Superintendence of loading and unloading.

78.—(1) Where goods are being loaded into or unloaded from a vessel which is within the limits of a harbour, the master of the vessel, or some officer of the vessel appointed in that behalf by the master of the vessel, shall superintend the loading or unloading.

(2) If in respect of a vessel there is a refusal or failure to comply with subsection (1) of this section, the master of the vessel shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.