SCHEDULE V – FORM 2
24. Declaration by master of ship or by the ship’s agent –
(1) The master of every ships carrying explosives or the agent for such ship shall give the Conservator of the Port not less than 48 hours’ notice of its intended arrival at the port.
(2) The master of every ship carrying explosives shall deliver to the pilot before entering any port, a written declaration in Form 2 under his signature:
Provided that if in anticipation of a ship’s arrival the agent for such ship delivers to the Conservator of the port a written declaration as aforesaid under his signature, no such declaration need be made by master of the ship.
(3) Every declaration delivered to a pilot under sub-rule (2) shall be made over by him without delay to the Conservator of the port and all declarations received by the Conservator of the Port shall be forwarded by him, with all convenient despatch to the Customs Collector of the port.