Vessel Loading at Outlying Islands

Statutory Instrument 95 of 1975

Customs Management Act, 2011

Vessel Loading at Outlying Islands

Statutory Instrument 95 of 1975

  • Commenced
  • [This is the version of this document at 8 November 2017.]
**Note: These regulations were made under section 140 of the Customs Management Decree 1980 and continued under section 272(1) of the Customs Management Act, 2011 (Act 22 of 2011).[G.N. 140 of 1901; S.I. 95 of 1975][Note: The administering authorities in Seychelles take the view that these regulations are no longer in force. Caution is advised accordingly.]

1. Clearance of vessels loading produce at outlying islands

Whenever a vessel bound for any port beyond the seas has been permitted to load produce at any outlying Island, it shall be lawful for the Collector of Customs, with the approval of the Minister for Finance, and subject to such conditions as it may be advisable in each particular case to impose, to authorise such vessel when laden to proceed direct on her journey beyond the seas and without returning to Port Victoria for her clearance.

2. Delivery of content and victualling bill

Before such ship depart from Victoria the master shall bring and deliver to the Collector a content, in writing under his hand, of the Island or Islands where produce is to be laden together with the total quantities of the several sorts of produce to be laden on each Island, and the names of the respective shippers and consignees of such produce, together with the victualling bill containing a full account of all stores shipped on board such vessel from bond; and such master shall make and subscribe a declaration to the truth of such content and victualling bill as far as any such particulars are known to him.

3. Certificate of clearance

The Collector shall thereupon make out and give to the master a certificate of clearance of such ship for her intended voyage containing an account of the total quantities of the produce to be laden therein and of the Island or Islands at which such produce is to be laden:Provided that in cases where an export duty is leviable on any part of the produce to be so laden, such duty shall be paid to the Collector of Customs before the certificate of clearance is delivered.

4. Penalty

The master of any vessel contravening any of the provisions of the foregoing regulations shall be liable to a fine not exceeding two hundred rupees.
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