Customs Act 1901

PART IV - THE IMPORTATION OF GOODS  

Division 2 - The Boarding of Ships and Aircraft  

SECTION 62   SHIPS TO COME QUICKLY TO PLACE OF UNLADING  

62(1)  


When a ship has been brought to at a boarding station and boarded by an officer, the master of the ship shall, subject to any direction given under section 275A , bring the ship to the proper place of mooring or to the proper wharf appointed under subsection 15(2) , without touching at any other place, as quickly as it is practicable for him or her lawfully to do so.

Penalty: 60 penalty units.

62(2)   [Liability]  

Subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .




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