The Coasting-Vessels Act, 1838
5. Owners to apply for registry.-
1*** The owner or owners of every such vessel employed as aforesaid, fishing-vessel and harbour-craft shall apply to the person authorised to make such registry in respect of the same, in order to have such registry as aforesaid made, or in order to have such registry made again as aforesaid.
Information of registry at subordinate port.- And whenever such vessel employed as aforesaid, fishing-vessel or harbour-craft is registered at a subordinate port, information thereof, and of the number there assigned to her, shall immediately be given by the registering officer to the 2[Principal Officer, Mercantile Marine Department] at Bombay.
1. The words "And it is hereby enacted, that" rep. by Act 16 of 1874, s. 1 and Sch., Pt. I.
2. Subs. by A.O. 1950 (as amended by C. O. 29, dated 4-4-1951), for "Master-Attendent" (w.e.f. 26-1-1952).