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|21. Master to answer questions, etc.|
|Goods in transit shed, etc., deemed in aircraft or vessel.|
|Master to answer questions, etc.
21. (1) The master or agent of an aircraft or vessel -
(a) shall answer fully and immediately all questions relating to the aircraft or vessel, its cargo, stores, baggage, crew and passengers which may be put to him by the proper officer;
(b) shall produce all books and documents in his custody or control relating to the aircraft or vessel, its cargo, stores, baggage, crew and passengers which the proper officer may require;
(c) shall, before any person, unless permitted to do so by the proper officer, disembarks, deliver to the officer who boards the aircraft or vessel on arrival at a port or place, a correct list in the prescribed form containing separately the names of the passengers disembarking and of those remaining on board the aircraft or vessel, and also, if required by the officer, the names of the master and of each officer and member of the crew;
(d) shall, if required, deliver to the proper officer at the time of making report, the clearance, if any, of the aircraft or vessel from the port or place from which the aircraft or vessel has arrived.
(2) A master or agent who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence.