Provisions as to discipline
190. Misconduct endangering life or ship.-
No master, seaman, or apprentice belonging to an Indian ship, wherever it may be, or to any other ship, while in India, shall knowingly-
(a) do anything tending to the immediate loss or destruction of, or serious damage to, the ship, or tending immediately to endanger the life of, or to cause injury to any person belonging to or on board the ship; or
(b) refuse or omit to do any lawful act proper and requisite to be done by him for preserving the ship from immediate loss, destruction or serious damage, or for preserving any person belonging to or on board the ship from danger to life or from injury.