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|53. Warehouse keeper to provide facilities.|
|Procedure on revocation or expiry of licence.||Stowage and storage of goods in bonded warehouse.|
|Warehouse keeper to provide facilities.||53. (1) A warehouse keeper shall -
(a) provide office accommodation and just weights, scales, measures and other facilities for examining and taking account of goods and for securing them as the proper officer may reasonably require;
(b) keep a record of all goods warehoused therein and keep that record at all times available for examination by the proper officer;
(c) stack and arrange the goods in the bonded warehouse so as to permit reasonable access to and examination of every package at all times;
(d) provide all necessary labour and materials for the storing, examining, packing, marking, coopering, weighing and taking stock of the warehoused goods whenever the proper officer so requires;
(e) maintain such records and accounts relating to the operations of a refinery in such form and manner as the proper officer shall require, and shall keep the records and accounts at all times available for examination by the proper officer.
(2) Where a warehouse keeper contravenes any of the provisions of this section the Commissioner may direct that no other goods shall be warehoused by that warehouse keeper until he has, in the opinion of the Commissioner, complied with those provisions.
(3) A warehouse keeper who contravenes any of the provisions of this section or of a direction given by the Commissioner under this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding forty thousand shillings.