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74. Transmission of interest of mortgagee by death, bank
Shipping Offices. ruptcy, or marriage.
122. Local marine boards to establish shipping offices. 75. Entry of transmitted mortgage.
123. Board of Trade to have partial control over shipping Certificates of Mortgage and Sale.
124. Business of such offices generally. 76. Powers of mortgage and sale may be conferred by certi.
125. Fees to be paid upon engagements and discharges. ficate. 77. Requisites for certificates of mortgage and sale.
126. Masters to pay fees, and to deduct part from wages : 78. Restrictions on certificates of mortgage and sale.
proviso as to excess. 79. Forms of certificates of mortgage and sale.
127. Penalty on shipping masters taking otker remuneration, 80. Rules as to certificates of mortgage.
128. Business of shipping offices may be transacted at cas.
tom-houses. 81. Rules as to certificates of sale. 82. Power of Commissioners of Customs in case of loss of
129. In London sailors' homes may be shipping offices. certificate of mortgage or sale.
130. Dispensation with shipping master's superintendence. 83. Revocation of certificates of mortgage and sale.
Examinations and Cerlificates of Masters and Mates. Registry anew and Transfer of Registry.
131. Examinations to be instituted for masters and måtes. 84. Alteration in ship to be registered.
132. Powers of Board of Trade over examinations. 83. On alteration registry anes may be required.
133. Fees to be paid by applicants for examination. 86. Grant of provisional certificate in respect of alteration. 134. Certificates of competency to be granted to those who 87. Consequence of omission to register anew.
pass. 88. On change of owners, registry anew may be grantel, if 135. Certificates of service to be delivered to persons who required.
served as masters or mates before 1851, and to certain naval 89. Registry may be trans!erred from port to port.
officers; and certificates of service for home.trade passenger 90. Manner of transfer of registry.
ships to be delivered to persons who have served as masters or 91. Transfer of registry not to affect rights of owners.
mates in such ships before the 1st January, 1831. Registry, Miscellaneous.
136. No foreign-going ship or home-trade passenger ship to 92. Inspection of register books.
proceed to sea without certificates of the master and mates. 93. Indemnity to registrar.
137. Certificates for foreign-going ships available for home94. Return to be made by registrars to Commissioners of
trade passenger ships. Customs.
138. The registrar to record grants, cancellations, &c. of 93. Application of fees.
certificates ; duplicates and entries to be evidence. 96. Commissioners of Customs to provide, and, with consent
139. In case of loss, a copy to be granted. of Board of Trade, may alter forms and issue instructions.
140. Penalties:-- For false representations ; for forging or 97. Power to registrar to dispense with declarations and altering or fraudulently using or lending any certificate. other evidence.
Apprenticeships to the Sea Service. 98. Power for commissioners or governor in special cases to 141. Shipping masters to assist in binding apprentices, and grant a pass to a ship not registered.
may receive fees. 99. Provision for cases of infancy or other incapacity. 142. Indentures of boss bound apprentices to sea service by 100. Liabilities of owners.
guardians or overseers to be witnessed by two justices. Forgery.
143. Indentures of apprenticeship to be exempt from stamp 101. Punishment for forgery.
duty, and recorded. National Character.
144. Rules to govern apprenticeship of paupers in Great 102. National character of ship to be declared before clear. Britain and Ireland respectively.
145. Apprentices and their indentures to be brought before 103. Penalties :
shipping master before each voyage in a foreign-going ship. for undnly assuming a British character :
Engagement of Seamen. for concealment of British or assumption of foreign
146. Board of Trade may license persons to procure seamen. character :
147. Penalties :- For supplying seamen without license; for for acquiring ownership if unqualified:
employing unlicensed persons; for receiving seamen illegally for false declaration of ownership.
supplied. 104. Officer not liable for any seizure made on reasonable
148. Penalty for receiving remuneration from seamen for grounds.
shipping them. 105. Penalty for carrying improper colours.
149. Agreements to be made with seamen, containing cer106. Effect of declaration in the act that a ship shall not be tain particulars; proviso as to forms for colonial ships. recognised as a British ship.
150. For foreign-going ships such agreements, when made Evidence
in the United Kingdom, except in special cases, to be made 107. Copies of registers and declarations to be admissible before and attested by a shipping master; to be in duplicate; in evidence, and to be primâ facie proof of certain things.
provision for substitutes.
151. Foreign-going ships making short voyages may hare Saring Clause.
running agreements. 108. Saving of the 3 & 1 Vict. c. 56, relating to East Indian
152. Engagement and discharge of seamen in the meantime. ships.
153. Duplicates of running agreements, how to be dealt with. PART III.
154. Fees to be paid on such running agreements. MASTERS AND SEAMEX.
153. In home-trade ships agreement to be entered into be. 109. Application of Part III of act.
fore a shipping master or other witness. Local Marine Boards.
156. Special agreements for home-trade ships belonging to 110. Constitution of local marine boards.
111. Qualification of voters for members of local marine 157. Penalty for shipping seamen without agreement daly boards.
executed. 112. Lists of such voters to be made.
153. Changes in crew to be reported. 113. Revision of list of voters.
139. Seamen engaged in the colonies to be shipped before 114. Registers to be produced.
some shipping master or officer of customs. 115. Expenses to be paid by Board of Trade.
160. Seamen engaged in foreign ports to be shipped with 116. Persons on revised list qualified to vote.
the sanction and in the presence of the consul. 117. Qualification of members of local marine boards. 161. Rules as to production of agreements and certificates 118. Error in elections not to vitiate acts done.
of masters and mates of foreign-going ships. 119. Minutes and business of local marine boards.
162. Rules as to production of agreements and certificates 120. If any local marine board fails to discharge its duties, for home-trade ships. Board of Trade may assume its duties, or direct a new election. 163. Alterations to be void vnless attested to hare been
121. Board of Trade, on complaint, may alter arrangements made with the consent of all parties. made by local marine boards.
164. Penalty for falsifying agreement.
165. Seamen not to be bound to produce any agreement. 206. Forcing seamen on shore a misdemeanour. 166. Copy of agreement to be made accessible to crew. 207. No seamen to be discharged or left abroad without cer. 167. Seamen discharged before voyage to have compensation. tificate of some functionary Allotment of Wages.
208. Proof of such certificate to be upon the master. 168. Regulations as to allotment notes.
209. Wages to be paid when seamen are left behind on 169. Allotment notes may be sued on summarily by certain ground of inability. persons and under certain conditions.
210. Such wages to be treated as money due to the seamen, Discharge and Payment of Wages.
subject to payment of expense of their subsistence and passage
home. 170. Discharge from foreign-going ships to be made before
211. Distressed seamen found abroad may be relieved and shipping master.
sent home at the public expense. iii. Master to deliver account of wages.
212. Masters of British ships compelled to take them. 172. On discharge, masters to give seamen certificates of
213. Power to sue for the amount advanced for the relief of discharge, and return certificates of competency or service to seamen left abroad. mates. 173. Shipping master may decide questions which parties
Volunteering into the Navy. refer to him.
214. Seamen allowed to leave their ships in order to enter 174. Master and others to produce papers to shipping
215. Clothes to be delivered at once; wages to be given to masters, and give evidence.
175. Settlement of wages :— Release to be signed before and the Queen's officer on account of the seamen. attested by the shipping master ; to be discharge; and to be
216. Repayment to owner of advance paid and not duly
earned. evidence ; and no other receipt to be a discharge. Voucher to be given to master, and to be evidence.
217. If new seamen are engaged instead of the original sea176. Master to make reports of character.
men, the owner may apply for repayment of any extra expense
he has been put to. Remittance of Wages, and Savings Banks for Seamen.
218. Application, how to be decided on, and amount of re177. Facilities may be given for remitting seamen's wages.
payment, how to be ascertained. 178. Power to pay when order is lost.
219. Accountant-General to pay sums when ascertained. 179. Penalty for issuing money orders with fraudulent 220. Penalty for forgery and false representations in support intent.
of such applications. 180. Savings banks for seamen may be established.
Provisions, Health, and Accommodation.
221. Survey of provisions and water on complaint made. 181. Right to wages and provisions, when to begin.
222. Forfeiture for frivolous complaint. 182. Seamen not to give up certain rights.
223. Allowance for short or bad provisions. 183. Wages not to be dependent on the earning of freight. 224. Medicines, lime, or lemon juice, sugar, and vinegar, to 184. In case of death such wages to be paid as after mentioned. be provided and kept on board certain ships. 135. Rights to wages in case of termination of service by
225. Masters to keep weights and measures on board. wreck or illness.
226. Board of Trade and local boards may appoint inspectors 186. Wages not to accrue during refusal to work or impri- of medicines, who are to see that ships are properly provided. sonment.
227. Penalty for selling bad drugs for ships. 187. Period within which wages are to be paid.
228. Expense of medical attendance and subsistence in case Mode of recovering Wages.
of illness, and of burial in case of death, how to be defrayed. 188. Seamen may sue for wages in a summary manner. 229. Expenses, if paid by consul, to be recoverable from 189. Restrictions on suits for wages in superior courts.
190. No seaman to sue for wages abroad, except in cases of 230. Certain slips to carry medical practitioners; penalty. discharge or of danger to life.
231. Place appropriated to seamen to have a certain space 191. Master to have same remedies for wages as seamen. for each man, and to be properly constructed and kept clear. Relief to Seamen's Families out of Poor Rates.
Power of making Complaint. 192. Relief to seamen's families to be chargeable on a cer- 232. Seamen to be allowed to go ashore to make complaint tain portion of their wages.
to a justice. 193. Notice to be given to owner, and charge to be enforced
Protection of Seamen from Imposition. on return of the seaman.
233. Sale of and charge upon wages to be invalid. Wayes and Effects of deceased Seamen.
234. No debt exceeding 58. recoverable till end of voyage. 194. Masters to take charge of or sell effects of deceased 235. Penalty for overcharges by lodging-house keepers. seamen which are on board, and enter the same and wages due 236. Penalty for detaining seamen's effects. in the official log.
237. Persons not to go on board before the final arrival of 193. Such effects and rages to be paid either to consul or ship without permission. to shipping master, with full accounts.
238. Penalty for solicitations by lodging-house keepers, 196. Penalties for not taking charge of, remitting, or ac
Discipline. counting for such monies and effects.
239. Misconduct endangering ship or life or limb a misde. 197. Officers of customs and consuls to take charge of effects left by seamen abroad, and to remit the same and their 240. Power of Admiralty Courts to remove master. wages to Board of Trade.
241. Power to investigate cases of alleged incompetency and 198. Wages and effects of seamen dying at home to be paid misconduct. in certain cases to Board of Trade.
242. Board of Trade may cancel or suspend certificates in 199. If wages and property of deceased seamen less than certain cases. 501., they may be paid over, without probate or administration,
243. Offences of seamen and apprentices, and their punish. to the persons entitled.
ments :-Desertion; neglecting or refusing to join or to pro200. Mode of payment under wills made by seamen.
ceed to sea; absence within twenty-four hours before sailing, 201. Provision for payment of just claims by creditors, and and absence without leave; quitting without leave before ship for preventing fraudulent claims.
is secured ; act of disobedience; continued disobedience; as202. Mode of dealing with unclaimed wages of deceased sault on officers ; combining to disobey ; wilful damage and
embezzlement; act of smuggling, causing loss to owner. 203. Punishment for forgery and false representations in 244. Entry of offences to be made in official log, and to be order to obtain wages and property of deceased seamen. read over or a copy given to the offender, and his reply, if any,
204. Effects of seamen discharged from navy to be disposed to be also entered. of by Accountant-General of Navy.
245. Seamen whom masters of ships are compelled to conLeaving Seamen abroad.
vey, and persons going in ships without leave, to be subject to 205. On discharge of seamen abroad, by sale of ship or penalties for breach of discipline. otherwise, certificates of discharge to be giver, and seamen 246. Master or owner may apprebend deserters without to be sent home at expense of owner.
247. Deserters may be sent on board in lieu of being impri.
East Indies and Colonies. soned.
288. Provisions of act, as applied by East Indian and colo248. Seamen imprisoned for desertion or breach of dis- nial governments to their own ships, may be enforced through. cipline may be sent on board before the termination of the
out the empire. sentence.
289. East Indian and colonial acts to be subject to dis249. Entries and certificates of desertion abroad to be co- . allowance, and require sanction as in other cases. pied, sent home, and admitted in evidence.
290. Conflict of laws. 250. Facilities for proving desertion, so far as concerns
PART IV. forfeiture of wages.
SAFETY AND PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS. 251. Costs of procuring imprisonment may, to the extent of 31., be deducted from wages.
291. Application of Part IV of act. 252. Amount of forfeiture, how to be ascertained when sea
Boats for Sea-going Ships. men contract for the voyage.
292. Rules as to boats and life buoys not to affect provisions 253. Application of forfeitures.
of Passenger Act, 15 & 16 Vict. c. 44, s. 10. 254. Questions of forfeitures may be decided in suits for 293. Penalties on masters and owners, &c. neglecting to wages.
provide boats and life buoys. 255. Penalty for false statement as to last ship or name. 294. Officers of customs not to clear ships not complying
256. Fines to be deducted from wages, and paid to shipping with the above provisions. master.
Lights and Fog Signals, and Meeting and Passing. 257. Penalty for enticing to desert, and harbouring de
295. Regulations as to lights and fog signals. serters. 258. Penalty for obtaining passage surreptitiously.
296. Rule as to ships meeting each other. 259. On change of masters, documents hereby required to
297. Rule for steamers in narrow channels.
298. If collision ensues from breach of the above rule, owner be handed over to successor.
not to be entitled to recover. Naval Courts on the High Seas and Abroad.
299. Breaches of such rules to imply wilful default. 260. Naval courts may be summoned for hearing com
Build and Equipment of Steam Ships. plaints, and inquiring into wrecks on the high seas or abroad.
300. Iron steamers to be divided by water-tight partitions, 261. Constitution of such courts.
Officers of customs to refuse to clear such ships unless so 262. General functions and mode of action of such courts.
divided. 263. Powers of such courts :-To supersede the master ; to discharge a seaman ; to forfeit wages; to decide disputes as to to be adjusted. Fire hose. Signals. Shelter for deck pas
301. Equipment of steam ships. Safety valve. Compasses wages, fines, and forfeitures; to direct costs of imprisonment
sengers. to be paid out of wages ; to send home offenders for trial ; to
302. Penalty for improper weight on safety valve. order payment of costs and compensation. 264. Orders to be entered in official log.
Survey of Passenger Steamers. 265. Report to be made of proceedings of naval courts.
303. Definition of passenger steamer. 266. Penalty for preventing complaint or obstructing inves
304. Passenger steamers to be surveyed. tigation.
305. Board of Trade to appoint surveyors, and fix their
remuneration. Crimes committed on the High Seas and Abroad.
306. Surveyors to have power to inspect. 267. Offences committed by British seamen at sea or in 307. Board of Trade to regulate mode of making surveys. foreign ports to be within Admiralty jurisdiction.
308. Penalty on surveyors receiving fees unlawfully. 268. Conveyance of offenders to United Kingdom or some 309. Owners to have surveys made by shipwright and engi. British possession, to be tried, with the necessary witnesses.
neer surveyors, and surveyors to give declarations containing 269. Inquiry into cause of death during voyage.
certain particulars. 270. Depositions to be received in evidence when the wit- 310. Transmission of declarations to Board of Trade. Pe. ness cannot be produced.
nalty for delay. Registration of and Returns respecting Seamen.
311. Times for surveys and transmission of declarations. 271. Establishment of register office.
312. Board of Trade to issue certificates. 272. Register of seamen to be kept.
313. Manner of issuing and transmitting certificates. 273. Lists to be made for all ships, containing certain par
314. Fees to be paid for certificates. ticulars.
315. How long certificates to continue in force. 274. Lists for foreign-going ships to be delivered to ship
316. Board of Trade may cancel certificates, and require ping master on arrival.
fresh declarations. 275. Lists to be delivered by home-trade ships half-yearly.
317. Copy of certificate to be placed in conspicuous part of 276. Lists to be sent home in case of transfer of ship and in ship. case of loss.
318. Passenger steamer not to go to sea, or on any voyage 277. Shipping masters and other officers to transmit docu- or excursion, without certificate. ments to registrar ; registrar to permit inspection, to produce
319. Penalty for carrying passengers in excess of numbers originals, and give copies.
specified in certificate. 278. Officers of customs to make returns of ships to re- 320. Forgery of declaration or certificate a misdemeanour. gistrar.
321. Surveyors to make returns of the build and other par. 279. Agreements, indentures, and assignments, on arrival ticulars of steam ships, and owners and masters to give infor. at a foreign port, to be deposited with the consul, and in a
mation for that purpose. colony, with the officers of customs.
Misconduct by Passengers in Steamers.
322. Penalty on persons forcing their way on board, or 280. Official logs to be kept in forms sanctioned by Board refusing to quit the ship: of Trade.
323. Penalty for avoiding payment of fares. 281. Entries to be made in due time.
324. Penalty on persons refusing to give their name and 282. Entries required in official log :-Convictions ; of
address. fences ; punishments; conduct and character of crew; illnesses
325. Power to refuse or remove passengers who are drunk and injuries ; deaths ; births; marriages; quitting ship;
or misconduct themselves. wages of men entering navy; wages of deceased seamen ; sale
Accidents. of deceased men's effects; collisions.
326. Accidents to steam ships to be reported to Board of 283. Entries, how to be signed.
Trade. 284. Penalties in respect of official logs.
327. Notice to be given of apprehended loss of steam ships. 285. Entries in official logs to be received in evidence. 328. Collisions to be entered in official log. 286. Official logs be delivered to shipping master.
Carrying Dangerous Goods. 287. Official logs to be sent home in case of transfer of ship 329. Provisions to prevent the taking dangerous goods on and in case of loss.
board without due notice.
373. Liability limited. PILOTAGE.
374. Continuance and renewal of licenses. 330. Application of Part V of act.
375. Power to revoke and suspend licenses. Power of Pilotage Authorities (General).
Compulsory Pilotage (Trinity House). 331. General jurisdiction of pilotage authorities.
376. Penalty on masters of ships employing unlicensed pilots 332. Power of pilotage authorities to make and extend ex- or acting as pilots. emptions from compulsory pilotage.
377. Trinity House to make regulations for a constant sup. 333. Powers of pilotage authorities.
ply of qualified pilots at Dungeness. 334. Publication of bye-laws.
378. Ship coming past Dungeness, not having a pilot on 335. Bye-laws to be laid before Parliament.
board, to take the first qualified pilot who offers ; penalty on 336. Power of appeal to Board of Trade.
masters failing to display usual signal for pilot. Returns by Pilotage Authorities (General).
379. Exemptions from compulsory pilotage. 337. Pilotage authorities to make full returns to Board of
Rates of Pilotage (Trinity House). Trade of certain particulars connected with pilotage.
380. Rates of pilotage. 338. If local authorities fail to give the required returns, their jurisdiction may be transferred to the Trinity House.
381. Payment of pilotage due from foreign ships trading to
and from the port of London. 339. Returns to be laid before Parliament.
382. Certificate of payment of pilotage to be given. Licensing of Masters and Mates (General).
383. Application of such monies by Trinity House. 340. Master or mate, if examined and passed, to receive a
384. Settlement of difference as to draught of ship. pilotage certificate enabling him to pilot certain ships. 341. Renewal of pilotage certificate.
Pilot Fund (Trinity House). 342. Board of Trade to examine and grant pilotage certifi
385. Payments to be made to the Pilot Fund. cates to masters and mates on pilotage authorities refusing to
386. Application of Pilot Fund.
Appointment of Sub-Commissioners by Trinity Houses of 343. Fees to be paid upon such certificates, and the renewals
Hull and Newcastle. thereof.
387. Power to Trinity Houses of Hull and Newcastle to 344. Power to withdraw pilotage certificates.
appoint sub-commissioners. Pilot Boats (General).
Limitation of Owners' and Masters' Liability. 345. Pilot boats, how to be provided. 346. Characteristics of pilot boats.
388. Limitation of liability of owner where pilotage is com347. Qualified pilot to display flag, though not in pilot boat. pulsory.
PART VI. 348. Penalty on ordinary boat displaying pilot flag.
LIGHTHOUSES. Pilot Licenses (General). 349. Registry of pilot license.
Management of Lighthouses. 350. Copies of regulations to be furnished to qualified pilot, 389. Management of lighthouses, buoys, and beacons to be and to be produced by him.
in Trinity House, commissioners of northern lighthouses, and 351. Qualified pilot to produce license to employer. port of Dublin corporation.
352. Licenses to be delivered up when required, and re- 390. Incorporation of commissioners of northern light. turned on death.
houses. Compulsory Pilotage (General).
391. Power to elect certain new members. 353. Compulsory pilotage, in what mode to be enforced. 392. Trinity House may inspect lighthouses in Scotland
354. Home-trade passenger ships to employ qualified pilots, and Ireland. unless they have certificated masters or mates.
393. Board of Trade may appoint persons to inspect light355. Certificate, how to be granted to such masters and houses.
394. Power to general lighthouse authorities to control local Rights, Privileges, and Remuneration of Pilots (General).
authorities. 356. Qualified pilot unable to board, when entitled to may be transferred to general lighthouse authorities.
395. In case of default by local bodies, local lighthouses pilotage. 357. Allowance to qualified pilot taken out of his district.
Light Dues. 358. Penalty on qualified pilot receiving or master offering
396. Dues to be levied. improper rate.
397. Light dues to be subject to revision by her Majesty in 359. Penalty on making a false declaration as to draught of Council. ship, or falsifying marks.
398. Powers of general lighthouse authorities to alter and 360. Power of qualified pilot to supersede unqualified pilot. regulate dues. 361. Penalty on unqualified person acting as pilot.
399. Publication of dues and regulations. 362. Occasions on which unlicensed persons may act as
400. Ship not to be cleared without production of receipt pilots.
for light dues. 363. Liability for and recovery of pilotage dues.
401. Power of distress for light dues. 364. Power of consignees to retain pilotage dues paid by 402. Light dues to be paid over and accounted for. them.
403. Application of light dues. Offences of Pilots (General).
Construction of and Dues for New Lighthouses. 365. Penalties on qualified pilot exercising certain trades 404. Power to lighthouse authorities to erect, place, and alter and committing certain offences :-Offending against the re- lighthouses, buoys, and beacons. venue; guilty of corrupt practices ; lending license; acting 405. This power, in the case of the commissioners and corwhen suspended ; acting when drunk; unnecessarily causing poration, to be subject to approval by Trinity House, with expense ; declining to go off; unnecessarily cutting or slipping appeal to Board of Trade. cable ; refusing to conduct ship into port; quitting ship. 406. Sanction of Board of Trade, how to be obtained.
366. Penalty on pilot endangering ship, life, or limb. 407. Trinity House to inform lighthouse authorities of deci. 367. Penalty on pilot in charge of ship doing her wilful sion of Board of Trade. injury.
408. Power to Trinity House, with sanction of Board of General Power of Trinity House.
Trade, to compel execution of works by commissioners and 368. Power of Trinity House to alter regulations.
corporation. Sub-Commissioners and Pilots (Trinity House). 409. Sanction of Board of Trade, how to be obtained. 369. Power of Trinity House to appoint sub-commissioners. 410. Her Majesty may by Order in Council fix dues to be
370. Trinity House to license pilots to act within certain taken for new lighthouses. limits.
411. No dues to be levied in the Channel Islands without 371. Publication of notice of licenses of pilots by Trinity consent of the States, and no power to be exercised therein but House.
by Order in Council. 372. Bonds to be given.
412. Incorporation of the 8 & 9 Vict. cc. 18, 19.
Surrender of Local Lighthouses.
Salvage in the United Kingdom. 413. Local lighthouses may be surrendered to general light.
458. Salvage in respect of services rendered in the United house authorities.
459. Salvage for life may be paid by Board of Trade out of 414. Penalty for injuring lights, buoys, and beacons. Mercantile Marine Fund. Prevention of False Lights.
460. Disputes as to salvage, how to be settled, 415. General lighthouse authorities may prohibit false lights.
461. Manner in which justices may decide dispute. 416. If not obeyed they may abate such lights.
462. Costs of arbitration. PART VII.
463. Justices may call for documents and administer oaths. MERCANTILE MARINE Fund.
464. Appeal to Courts of Admiralty.
465. Justices to transmit copy of proceedings, and certif. 417. Sums to be carried to Mercantile Marine Fund.
cate of value, to court of appeal. 418. Application of Mercantile Marine Fund.
466. Payment of salvage, to whom to be made in case of 419. Application of ballastage rates.
dispute as to apportionment. 420. Establishments for lighthouses, and ballastage charged
467. Apportionment of salvage. on fund, to be fixed by her Majesty in Council.
468. Manner of enforcing payment of salvage. 421. Power to grant superannuation allowances. 422. Estimates and accounts for other expenses to be ap- non-payment.
469. Power of receiver to sell property salved in cases of proved by Board of Trade.
470. Subject to payment of expenses, fees, and salvage 423. No expense to be allowed unless sanctioned by Board
owner entitled to wreck. of Trade. 424. For the purpose of erecting and repairing lighthouses,
Unclaimed Wreck in the United Kingdom. and other extraordinary expenses, Treasury may advance money. 471. Receiver to deliver up possession of unclaimed wreck
425. Power to Board of Trade to borrow money on the to lord of manor, or other person entitled. credit of fund.
472. Disputed title to wreck, how to be decided. 426. Power to Public Works Loan Commissioners to advance 473. Appeal from decision of justices. money on the credit of the fund.
474. Power of the Board of Trade, on behalf of the Crown, 427. Lighthouse authorities to account for receipt and ex. to purchase rights to wreck. penditure to the Board of Trade.
475. Unclaimed wreck to be sold. 428. Accounts of fund to be audited by commissioners of audit.
Jurisdiction of the High Court of Allmiralty. 429. Accounts to be laid before Parliament.
476. High Court of Admiralty may decide on all salvage 430. Property used for the purposes of Parts III, IV, and cases, whether on sea or land. VI of act to be exempt from all rates and taxes. 431. Ships of lighthouse authorities to be exempt from bar
Offences in respect of Wreck. bour dues.
477. In case of ship wrecked being plundered by a tumul. PART VIII.
tuous assemblage, the hundred to be liable for damages. WRECKS, CASUALTIES, AND SALVAGE.
478. Penalty for plundering in cases of shipwreck, for obInquiries into Wrecks.
structing the saving of shipwrecked property, and for secreting
the same. 432. Inquiries to be instituted in cases of wreck and casualty. 479. Penalty for selling wreck in foreign ports. 433. Formal investigation before justices. 434. Power to appoint nautical assessor.
Dealers in Marine Slores and Manufacturers of Anchors. 435. Stipendiary magistrate to be the magistrate who is member of local marine board, and to be paid.
480. Regulations to be observed by dealers in marine stores. 436. Costs of such investigations.
481. Manner of obtaining permit to cut up cables.
482. Permit to be advertised before dealer proceeds to act 437. Investigations in Scotland.
thereon. 438. Master or mate may be required to deliver certificate, to be held until close of inquiry.
483. Manufacturers to place marks on anchors. Appointment and Duties of Receivers.
Salvage by her Majesty's Ships. 439. Board of Trade to have superintendence of wreck, with 484. No claim for salvage services to be allowed in respect power to appoint receivers.
of loss or risk of her Majesty's ships or property. 440. Admirals not to interfere with wreck.
485. Claims for salvage by her Majesty's officers not to be 441. Duty of receiver when any ship is stranded or in distress. determined without consent of Admiralty. 442. Powers of receiver to procure assistance.
486. Steps to be taken when salvage services have been 443. All articles washed on shore, or lost or taken from rendered by her Majesty's ships abroad. any ship, to be delivered to the receiver.
487. Consular officer or judge to fix amount, for which a 444. Power of receiver to suppress plunder and disorder by hond is to be given. force.
488. On master executing bond, the right of detention to 445. Certain officers to esercise powers of receiver in his absence.
489. Provision for additional security in the case of ships 446. Power, in case of a ship being in distress, to pass over owned by persons resident out of her Majesty's dominions. adjoining lands with carriages.
490. Documents to be sent to England. 447. Penalty on owners and occupiers of land refusing to
491. Whom the bond shall bind. allow persons and carriages to pass over their land.
492. Court in which it is to be adjudicated on. 448. Power of receiver to take examination with respect to
493. Power of High Court of Admiralty to enforce bonds. ships in distress.
494. Saving clause. 449. Original or certified copy of examination to be prima
495. Documents free from duty. facie evidence.
496. Punishment for forgery and false representations. 450. Rules to be observed by persons finding wreck. 451. Power to receivers to seize concealed wreck.
Salvage (General). 452. Notice of wreck to be given by receiver for the purpose the same effect as the bond above mentioned.
497. Voluntary agreement may be made, which shall have of informing owners. · 453. Goods deemed perishable or of small value may be sold
498. Powers for Courts having Admiralty jurisdiction to immediately.
apportion salvage. 454. In cases where any lord of the manor or other person
Miscellaneous. is entitled to unclaimed wreck, receiver to give notice to him. 499. Foreign goods found derelict &c. to be subject to the 455. Payments to be made to receiver.
same duties as on importation. 456. Disputes as to sums payable to receiver to be deter. 500. Goods saved from ships wrecked to be forwarded to mined by Board of Trade.
the ports of their original destination. 457. Application of fees.
501. Provision as to certain terms in Scotland.