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|58. Removal, etc., of goods in Government warehouse.|
|Goods in Government warehouse liable to rent, etc.||Prohibited and restricted goods.|
|Removal, etc., of goods in Government warehouse.
58. Where goods are deposited in a Government warehouse the proper officer may -
(a) remove, at the expense of the customs, the goods from that warehouse to another Government warehouse;
(b) perform, in relation to the goods and at the expense of the owner thereof, all acts which he may consider reasonably necessary for the proper custody and preservation of the goods:
Provided that the proper officer shall not, save where he considers immediate action necessary, perform any such act until twenty-four hours after the owner of the goods has been notified that the act is necessary;
(c) by notice inform the owners of the goods that it is proposed to close the warehouse at the end of a period, not being less than three months from the date of the notice, which may be specified in the notice; and in that case regulations shall be made providing for the manner in which goods shall be dealt with on the warehouse being closed.