Art.114. The master of a vessel that has arrived in the maritime zone of the customs radius must, at the first requisition
Art.115. Except in duly justified cases of force majeure, vessels may only dock in ports where there is a customs office.
Art.116. Upon entering the port, the captain is required to present the logbook for approval by the customs officers.
Art.117.The shipping company, the consignee or the master of the vessel must deposit at the customs office
a) as a summary declaration:
the cargo manifest with, if necessary, its authentic translation;
special manifests for ship's stores and junk goods belonging to members of the crew;
certificates of departure or clearance;
(b) the charter parties or bills of lading, act of nationality and any other documents which may be required by the customs administration for the application of customs measures.
1 bis) The cargo manifest referred to in paragraph 1-a) shall be transferred electronically.
However, in specific situations, the authorities concerned may accept that the cargo manifest be filed on paper.
(1b) Where the cargo manifest is transferred electronically, it shall be transferred not later than 48 hours before the arrival of the vessel in the port.
Where the cargo manifest is filed on paper, it shall be filed within twenty-four hours of the arrival of the vessel in port. The twenty-four hour time limit shall not apply on Sundays and public holidays.
2) The summary declaration must be filed even when the vessels are in ballast.
Art.119.- The commanders of the ships of the military navies are obliged to fulfil all the formalities to which the commanders of merchant ships are subject on entry
PROVISIONS COMMON TO IMPORTS AND EXPORTS BY SEA
Art.129.- If there are provisions on board ships which have been freed from duties and taxes as being to be consumed at sea, they must, until the departure of the ship, be represented at any requisition of the customs service.
Art.130.- When a vessel stops its landing or embarkation operations, the customs agents can close the hatches and affix seals or stamps which can only be removed by themselves.
Art.131.- The pirogues and other boats of less than ten gross tons are obliged to present their load to the customs office closest to the place of origin or their destination, either to pay the duties and receive the receipt, or to provide themselves with the titles or statutory expedients.