1[Special trade passenger ships] and pilgrim ships
237. Ports or places where special trade passengers or pilgrims may embark or be discharged.-
(1) Neither 2[a special trade passenger ship] nor a pilgrim ship shall depart or proceed from on discharge 3[special trade passengers] or pilgrims, as the case may be, at any port or place within India other than a port or place appointed in this behalf by the Central Government for 1[special trade passenger ships] or pilgrim ships, as the case may be.
(2) After a ship has departed or proceeded on a voyage from a port or place so appointed, a person shall not be received on board as 4[a special trade passenger] or pilgrim, as the case may be, except at some other port or place so appointed.