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SECTION 118
Issuance of order or other instrument securing passage by vessel from foreign port to this state; what to contain
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 9-A
§ 118. Issuance of order or other instrument securing passage by
vessel from foreign port to this state; what to contain. No person
agreeing to furnish or secure for any other person, for a consideration,
passage by vessel from any foreign port to any port in this state shall
issue any advice, order, certificate or other instrument purporting to
entitle one or more persons to a passage ticket or other evidence of a
right of passage, unless every such advise, order, certificate or
instrument shall be signed or countersigned by a duly appointed agent as
provided in section one hundred seventeen, of the vessel or line over
which said advice, order, certificate or other instrument is held out to
be good to secure such passage ticket or other evidence of a right of
passage. Every such order, advice, certificate or other instrument and
every receipt for money paid for or on account of any such advice,
order, certificate or other instrument, shall contain a statement of the
amount paid or to be paid for such passage; the name, address and age of
the person for whom intended; the name of the company or line, if any,
to which the vessel on which passage is to be made belongs; the place
from which such passage is to commence; the place where such passage is
to terminate; the name of the person purchasing such advice, order,
certificate or other instrument, and such advice, order, certificate or
other instrument must be signed by the person who issues it.