Every package containing explosives or other dangerous articles, when presented to a common carrier for shipment, shall have plainly marked on the outside thereof the contents thereof, and it shall be unlawful for any person, partnership or corporation to deliver for transportation to any common carrier engaged in commerce by land or water, or to cause to be delivered or to carry any explosive or other dangerous article, under any false or deceptive marking, description, invoice, shipping order or other declaration or without informing the agent of such carrier of the true character thereof, at or before the time such delivery or carriage is made, and it shall be unlawful for any person to carry or place, or cause to be carried or placed on any vessel, car or other vehicle on which passengers are carried for hire, any of the explosives in this division prohibited from being carried on vessels, cars or other vehicles on which passengers are carried for hire.
(Acts 1911, No. 368, p. 409; Code 1923, §5379; Code 1940, T. 48, §470.)
Terms Used In Alabama Code 37-8-182
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
- person: Any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, or joint stock association and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof engaged in the transportation of hazardous liquids. See Alabama Code 37-4-90