Section 61 Customs Act 1901 | Facility for Boarding


Section 61 of the Customs Act 1901 (Cth) deals with Facility for Boarding and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

61 Facility for boarding

(1) The master of any ship or the pilot of any aircraft permitting his or her ship or aircraft to be boarded, the master of a resources installation, or the owner of a sea installation, shall, by all reasonable means, facilitate the boarding of the ship, aircraft or installation by a person who is authorized under this Act to board that ship, aircraft or installation.

Penalty: 50 penalty units.

(2) Subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note: For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.