Carriers prohibited from accepting prohibited articles for export without licence
(1) The owner of a vessel, aircraft or vehicle shall not accept any prohibited article for export on the vessel, aircraft or vehicle until-
(a) there is produced to him an export licence issued on paper under this Ordinance or some other law in respect of the prohibited article; or
(b) he has obtained a notification sent by the Director using services provided by a specified body notifying him that an export licence has been issued under this Ordinance in respect of the prohibited articles. (Amended 30 of 1995 s. 5)
(2) Any person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine of $500000 and to imprisonment for 1 year. (Amended 60 of 1980 s. 3)
(3) It shall be a defence to a charge under this section if the defendant proves that he did not know and could not with reasonable diligence have known that the article to which the charge relates was a prohibited article.