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Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act, 2003 πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬


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Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act, 2003

  • Published in Federal Republic of Nigeria Official Gazette on 3 October 2003
  • Assented to on 30 April 2003
  • Commenced on 30 April 2003
  • [Up to date as at 30 April 2003]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]
Act to restrict the use of Foreign Vessels in Domestic Coastal Trade to promote the development of Indigenous Tonnage and to establish a Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund and for Related MattersEnacted by The National Assembly of The Federal Republic of Nigeria

Part 1 – Short Title And Interpretation

1. Short Title

This Act may be cited as the coastal and inland shipping (Cabotage) Act, 2003.

2. Interpretation

In this Act-"Cargo" means goods carried in or on a vessel whether or not of commercial value and includes livestock;"Coastal Trade" or "cabotage" means-(a)the carriage of goods by vessel or any other mode of transport, from one place in Nigeria or above Nigeria waters to any other plac…

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