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  4. Article 9-A: Passage Tickets


Section 118 Issuance of order or other instrument securing passage by vessel from foreign port to this state; what to contain

General Business (GBS)

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.