20.1606 Liability for charges.

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Wharfage charges shall be paid by the owners of merchandise loaded on or unloaded from any vessel, but the collection of wharfage charges must be guaranteed by the vessel or her owners or agents. Use of a wharf by a vessel, her agents or owners for loading or unloading of freight shall be deemed an acceptance and acknowledgment of the above provision.

History: 1962, PL 7-27.