Customs Act 1901

PART IV - THE IMPORTATION OF GOODS  

Division 2 - The Boarding of Ships and Aircraft  

SECTION 63   SHIP OR AIRCRAFT NOT TO BE MOVED WITHOUT AUTHORITY  

63(1)  


No ship or aircraft after arrival at the proper place of mooring, at the proper wharf appointed under subsection 15(2) or at an airport appointed under subsection 15(1) shall be removed therefrom before the discharge of the cargo intended to be discharged at the port or airport.

Penalty: 60 penalty units.

63(2)   [Removal with authority]  

Subsection (1) does not apply if the removal is by authority or by direction of the harbour or aerial authority.

63(3)   [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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