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|Power to require vessels, etc. to bring to. 6 of 2001, s. 11.||
PART XIV-PREVENTION OF SMUGGLING AND EVASION
167. (1) The master of a vessel within Kenya shall bring his vessel to for boarding on being signalled so to do by a vessel in the service of the customs and flying the customs flag or the Kenya national flag.
(2) The master of an aircraft within or over Kenya, shall land the aircraft on being signalled so to do by any person in the service of the customs or the Government.
(3) The master of an aircraft which has landed, or of a vessel bringing to for boarding, shall facilitate by all reasonable means the boarding of the aircraft or vessel by the proper officer, and shall cause the aircraft or vessel to remain stationary for such period as the proper officer may require.
(4) A master of an aircraft or vessel who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable -
(a) in the case of the master of a vessel of less than two hundred and fifty tons register, to a fine not exceeding three hundred thousand shillings; and the vessel in respect of which the offence has been committed shall be liable to forfeiture;
(b) in the case of the master of an aircraft, or of a vessel of two hundred and fifty tons register or more, to a fine of such amount as the court deems just; and the aircraft or vessel in respect of which the offence has been committed may be seized and detained until the fine is paid or security therefor given.