188. Prohibition against solicitation by lodging house keepers.-
No person shall, while a ship is at any port or place in India-
(a) solicit a seaman or apprentice to become a lodger at the house of any person letting lodgings for hire; or
(b) take out of the ship any property of the seaman or apprentice except under the direction of the seaman or apprentice and with the permission of the master.