344F. Control on arrival of nuclear ships.-
(1) The master of every nuclear ship shall, on arrival at a port in India, give notice of the ship's arrival in the prescribed form to such authority as the Central Government may specify in this behalf.
(2) Any person authorised in this behalf (hereinafter referred to as the authorised person), by general or special order of the Central Government, may go on board such ship for the purpose of verifying that she has on board a valid nuclear passenger ship safety certificate or, as the case may be, nuclear cargo ship safety certificate and for the purpose of satisfying himself after examining the safety assessment and operating manual and such other things as he deems fit that there are no unreasonable radiation or other hazards to the crew, passengers members of the public, waterways, food or water resources.
(3) If the authorised person is satisfied after such examination that there are no unreasonable radiation or other hazards to the crew, passengers, members of the public, waterways, food or water resources, he may issue a certificate to that effect.