Merchant Shipping (Modification of Enactments) Regulations 1981

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1981/568

1981No. 568

MERCHANT SHIPPING

The Merchant Shipping (Modification of Enactments) Regulations 1981

8thApril1981

10thApril1981

1stMay1981

The Secretary of State, in exercise of powers conferred on him by section 22(3)(a) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1979(a) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Modification of Enactments) Regulations 1981 and shall come into operation on 1st May 1981.

2. The Merchant Shipping (Accepted Safety Convention Certificates) Regulations 1980(b) are hereby revoked.

3. Section 272(2) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894(c) is hereby repealed.

4. The Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act 1949(d) is modified by making the modifications set out in column 2 of Schedule 1 hereto in the sections of that Act specified in column 1 of the said Schedule in relation thereto. Sections 14(2) and 16 of that Act (also set out in that Schedule) are hereby repealed.

5. The Merchant Shipping Act 1964(e) is modified by making the modifications set out in column 2 of Schedule 2 hereto in the sections of that Act specified in column 1 of the said Schedule in relation thereto. Sections 3(4) and 6 of that Act (also set out in that Schedule) are hereby repealed.

6. The Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act 1977(f) is modified by making the modifications set out in column 2 of Schedule 3 hereto in the sections of that Act specified in column 1 of the said Schedule in relation thereto.

(a) 1979 c. 39.

(b) S.I. 1980/532.

(c) 1894 c. 60.

(d) 1949 c. 43, as amended by section 85 of and Schedule 1 to the Merchant Shipping Act 1970 (c. 36), section 1(2) of the Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act 1977 (c. 24) and S.I. 1980/539.

(e) 1964 c. 47, as amended by section 1(3) of the Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act 1977 and S.I. 1980/539.

(f) 1977 c. 24.

Trefgarne, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Trade.

8th April 1981.

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SCHEDULE 1

MODIFICATIONS OF THE MERCHANT SHIPPING (SAFETY CONVENTION) ACT 1949

 (1) (2)
                Section Modification
                12(1) Delete "from a port in the United Kingdom"
                13(2) Delete "Subsection (2) of section two hundred and seventy-two of
                 the principal Act (which requires a surveyor to deliver
                 declarations of survey to the owner of a ship)" and for "that
                 Act" in both places where it occurs substitute "the principal
                 Act"
                14(2) Delete
                16 Delete
                17(2) For "either of the last two preceding sections" substitute "section
                 15"
                36(1) (a) For the definition of "Accepted Safety Convention certificate"
                 substitute—
                 "Accepted Safety Convention certificate" means a certificate
                 in the form prescribed by the Safety Convention or by the
                 Protocol of 1978 relating to the Safety Convention;";
                 (b) For the definition of "Construction rules" substitute—
                 "Construction rules" means—
                 (i) in relation to United Kingdom ships to which the Merchant
                 Shipping (Passenger Ship Construction) Regulations 1980(a)
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