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 Marine Acts​


 *Merchant Shipping Act 2024- (Liability and Compensation for Oil Polution Damage)


Piracy and Maritime Violence Act 2011​      


*Merchant Shipping Act 2007 

 Merchant Shipping Regulations​

The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations 2020
GN No. 299 of 2020                   
The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Harmful Substances Carried by Sea in Packaged Form (Regulations 2020)​
GN No. 298 of 2020                 
​3.Merchant Shipping (Security of Ships) Regulations 2019​​​
​GN No. 124 of 2019
​4. ​GN No. 47 of 2019
​5.The Merchant Shipping (Port State Control) Regulations 2018​GN No. 114 of 2018
​6.The Merchant Shipping (Weight Verification Of Containers) Regulations 2018   ​GN No. 113 of 2018
​7.The Merchant Shipping (Maritime Training Provider) Regulations 2018​GN No. 112 of 2018
​8.   Merchant Shipping (Certificate of Competency and Certificate of Proficiency) Regulations 2018​GN No. 68 of 2018
9.Merchant Shipping (International Safety Management) (ISM Code)  Regulations 2018​GN No. 67 of 2018
​10.The Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) Regulations 2017​GN No. 147 of 2017
11.The Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Hours of Work and  Watchkeeping) Regulations 2017​GN No. 144 of 2017
12​​.   The Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations 2017​GN No. 143 of 201
13.Merchant Shipping (Registration of Submersible Craft) Regulations 2017​GN No. 142 of 2017
​14.    Merchant Shipping (Classification Society) Regulations 2017​GN No. 141 of 2017
​15.   Merchant Shipping (Preliminary Inquiries and Formal Investigations of Shipping Casualties) Regulations 2017​GN No. 140 of 2017
16.Merchant Shipping (National Maritme Search  and  Rescue Organisation) Regulations 2017​GN No. 139 of 2017
17.Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2009
GN No. 58 of 2009
18.Merchant Shipping (Ships' General Practitioners) Regulations 2009GN No. 57 of 2009
19.Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Regulations 2009GN No. 105 of 2009
20.Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Welfare Fund) (Amendment) Regulations 2007GN No. 41 of 2007
21.Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Welfare Fund) (Amendment) Regulations 2006GN No. 49 of 2006
22.Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Welfare Fund) (Amendment) Regulations 2005GN No. 208 of 2005
23.Merchant Shipping (Distress Signal and Prevention of Collisions) Regulation 2004
GN No. 123 of 2004
24.Merchant Shipping (Safety of Fishing Vessels) Regulations 2000
GN No. 128 of 2000
25.Merchant Shipping (Bank fishing Dories) Regulations 2000
GN No. 127 of 2000
26.Merchant Shipping (Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage and International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage) Regulations 1996GN No. 110 of 1996
27.Merchant Shipping (Seamen's Code) Regulations 1993
GN No. 78 of 1993
28.Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Regulations 1993GN No. 77 of 1993