Type of Mate’s Receipts

Type of Mate’s Receipts


Mates receipts can be clean or qualified

Type of Mate’s ReceiptsA) Clean Mate's Receipt:
Make of the ship issues a clean mate's receipt if the condition. quality of the goods and their packing are proper and free from defects.

B) Qualified Mate's Receipt:
If the mate's receipt contains any adverse remarks as to the quality or condition of the goods packing, it is known as 'Qualified Mare's Receipt'. If the goods are not packed properly and the mate's receipt contains any adverse remarks about the packing such a= -Poor Packing', the shipping company does not assume any responsibility in respect of the goods during transit. It is necessary for the exporter to secure the mate's receipt without any adverse remarks. On the basis of the mate's receipt, the Bill of Lading is prepared by the shipping agent. If there are adverse remarks in the mate's receipt. the same will he incorporated in the Bill of Lading, which may turn to become a claused Bill of Lading, and this may not be acceptable for negotiation.

Mate's receipt is first handed to the Port Trust Authorities who hands over to the exporter soon after he clears their dues. This procedure is adopted to facilitate for collection of port dues from the exporter.


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