350. Licensing of whaling ships and whale-oil factories.

Except under the authorisation of a special permit1, it is unlawful for any British ship to which the Whaling Industry (Regulation) Act 1934 applies2 to be used outside the coastal waters3 of the United Kingdom4 for taking or treating whales5 or for any factory6 situate in Great Britain7 to be used for treating whales unless the owner or the charterer of the ship8 or the occupier of the factory is the holder of a licence in force9 authorising that use10. If any ship or factory is so used in contravention of this provision, the master11, the owner and the