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Customs Consolidation Act 1876

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46Vessels arriving to come quickly to place of unlading, and bring to at the stations for boarding officers. Accommodation of officers on board. Penalty, 20l

If any ship arriving at any port or place in the United Kingdom or the Channel Islands shall not come as quickly up to the proper place of mooring or unlading as the nature of the port or place will admit, without touching at any other place, and in proceeding to such proper place shall not bring to at the stations appointed by the Commissioners of Customs for the boarding of ships, or if after arrival at such place such ship shall remove therefrom, except directly to some other proper place of mooring or unlading, and with the knowledge of the proper officer of the Customs, or if the master of any ship on board of which any officer is stationed neglect or refuse to provide every such officer sufficient room and accommodation under the deck for his bed or hammock, the master of such ship shall forfeit the sum of twenty pounds.

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