Merchant Shipping (Load Line) (Amendment) Rules 1990

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1990/2128

1990 No. 2128

MERCHANT SHIPPINGSAFETY

The Merchant Shipping (Load Line) (Amendment) Rules 1990

Made 26th October 1990

Laid before Parliament 6th November 1990

Coming into force 27th November 1990

The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(1), (4) and (5) of the Merchant Shipping (Load Lines) Act 19671and now vested in him2, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Rules:—

S-1 These Rules may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Load Line)...

1.—(1) These Rules may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Load Line) (Amendment) Rules 1990 and shall come into force on 27th November 1990.

(2) The Merchant Shipping (Load Line) (Amendment) Rules 19803are hereby revoked.

S-2 In the Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Rules 1968 (“the...

2. In the Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Rules 19684(“the principal Rules”) for paragraph (5) of Rule 30 (information as to the stability of ships) there shall be substituted the following paragraph:

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“5 The information, and any fresh information to replace the same pursuant to paragraph (3) of this Rule, shall before issue to the master:—

(a) if it relates to a ship which is —

(i) an oil tanker over 100 metres in length,

(ii) a bulk carrier, or an ore carrier, over 150 metres in length,

(iii) a single deck bulk carrier over 100 metres but not exceeding 150 metres in length,

(iv) a single deck dry cargo ship over 100 metres in length,

(v) a purpose built container ship over 125 metres in length,

(vi) a column stabilised mobile offshore drilling unit, or

(vii) a column stabilised mobile offshore support unit,

be submitted in duplicate by or on behalf of the owner of the ship either to the Secretary of State or to the Assigning Authority which assigned freeboards to the ship for approval; or

(b) if it relates to any other ship, be submitted in duplicate by or on behalf of the owner of the ship to the Secretary of State for approval.

The information shall incorporate such additions and amendments as the Secretary of State or the Assigning Authority to which it is submitted, as the case may be, may in any particular case specify for the purpose of ensuring that the information complies with the provisions of this Rule.”

S-3 In Rule 33(1) of the principal Rules the following definitions...

3. In Rule 33(1) of the principal Rules the following definitions shall be inserted in the...

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