Merchant Shipping Act
(Chapter 179, Section 237)
Merchant Shipping (Transit of Cattle by Sea) Rules
R 3
(25th March 1992)
[4th November 1927]
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Transit of Cattle by Sea) Rules.
2.—(1)  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires —
“master” includes the person in charge of a vessel;
“tongkang” includes any boat, barge, lighter, or other vessel, propelled by oars only or by sail only or by oars and sail;
“vessel” includes steamers, sailing vessels and tongkangs;
“cattle” includes horned cattle, deer, horses, ponies, mules and asses.
(2)  For the purposes of these Rules, 3 pigs (not being enclosed in baskets) or 4 sheep or 4 goats shall be deemed to be equivalent to one head of cattle.
[G.N. No. 2004/27]