245. Discretion as to grant of certificate B.-
(1) The certifying officer shall not grant a certificate B if he has reason to believe that the leather conditions are likely to be adverse or that the ship has on board any cargo likely from its quality, quantity or mode of stowage to prejudice the health or safety of the 5[special trade passenger] or pilgrims.
(2) Save as aforesaid, and subject to the provisions of sub-section (3), it shall be in the discretion of the certifying officer to grant or withhold the certificate, and when he withholds the certificate, the reasons for so doing shall be communicated to the person concerned.
(3) In the exercise of that discretion that officer shall be subject to the control of the Central Government or of such authority as the Central Government may appoint in this behalf.