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|168. Power to require vessels, etc., to depart.|
|Power to require vessels, etc., to bring to.||Power to patrol freely and moor vessels, etc.|
|Power to require vessel, etc., to depart.||168. (1) The master of an aircraft or vessel within or over Kenya shall on being required so to do by the proper officer, depart from Kenya within twelve hours of the requirement:
Provided that this subsection shall not apply in the case of an aircraft or vessel which is registered in Kenya.
(2) A master of an aircraft or vessel who contravenes subsection (1) shall, unless prevented from complying with that subsection by circumstances beyond his control, the proof whereof shall lie on the master, 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 one 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.