Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) (Amendment) Regulations 1988

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1988/1910

1988 No. 1910

MERCHANT SHIPPING

The Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) (Amendment) Regulations 1988

Made 2nd November 1988

Laid before Parliament 10th November 1988

Coming into force 1st December 1988

The Secretary of State for Transport, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1 of the Merchant Shipping Act 19651and now vested in him2and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations.

S-1 These Regulations may be cited as the Merchant Shipping...

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 and shall come into force on 1st December 1988.

S-2 The Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) Regulations 1982 shall be...

2. The Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) Regulations 19823shall be amended as follows:—

S-3 In regulation 2, after the definition of“existing ship” the...

3. In regulation 2, after the definition of“existing ship” the following definition shall be inserted:

““fishing vessel” means a vessel for the time being used (or in the context of an application for registration, intended to be used) for or in connection with fishing for sea fish, other than a vessel used (or intended to be used) for fishing otherwise than for profit but excluding any vessel for the time being used (or intended to be used) wholly for the purpose of conveying persons wishing to fish for pleasure;”.

S-4 Regulation 3.—(1) shall be replaced by the following: 1 This...

4. Regulation 3.—(1) shall be replaced by the following:

S-1

“1 This Part of these Regulations (except paragraph (1A) of this regulation) and Schedules 2, 3 and 4 hereto shall apply to the following ships registered or to be registered in the United Kingdom under Part I of the principal Act being ships of 24 metres in length or over and not being fishing vessels:

(a) new ships;

(b) existing ships to which regulation 13(1) of these Regulations would otherwise apply but which undergo alterations or modifications which result in a substantial variation in their existing gross tonnage;

(c) existing ships, if the owner so requests;

(d) all ships with effect from 18th July 1994.

S-1A

1A This Part of these Regulations (except paragraph (1) of this regulation) and Schedules 2, 3 and 4 hereto shall also apply to all fishing vessels of 24 metres in length or over registered or to be registered under Part II of the Merchant Shipping Act 1988;

Provided that where a fishing vessel was, immediately before 1st December 1988, registered under Part I or Part IV of the principal Act and its tonnage as recorded in the register was determined in accordance with Schedule 5 hereto or Schedule 4 to the Merchant...

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