Sea Pollution Act 1991

Equipment etc., of ships to prevent pollution.

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14. (1) The Minister may by regulations require the owner or master of a ship, or ship of a prescribed class, registered in the State to have such ship—

( a) constructed, fitted or operated in such manner as may be specified in the regulations, and

( b) comply with such other requirements as may be so specified,

so as to prevent, control or reduce the discharge into the sea of oil, oily mixtures, noxious liquid substances, harmful substances, F18 [ sewage, garbage, substances subject to control by Annex VI to the MARPOL Convention, anti-fouling systems or ships ballast water and sediments ].

(2) Any person being the owner or master of a ship who contravenes any regulation under this section shall be guilty of an offence.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F18

Substituted (8.12.2006) by Sea Pollution (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (29/2006), s. 37(a), S.I. No. 605 of 2006.

Editorial Notes:

E103

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.09.2017) by Sea Pollution (Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 393 of 2017).

E104

Power pursuant to section exercised (10.02.2017) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 48 of 2017).

E105

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2017) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 578 of 2016), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E106

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.12.2016) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 582 of 2016).

E107

Power pursuant to section exercised (30.08.2016) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 461 of 2016).

E108

Power pursuant to section exercised (26.08.2016) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances in Packaged Form) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 459 of 2016).

E109

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.10.2014) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 275 of 2014), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E110

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2014) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances in Packaged Form) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 510 of 2013), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E111

Power pursuant to section exercised (9.02.2013) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 35 of 2013), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E112

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2013) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 492 of 2012), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E113

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2013) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 372 of 2012), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E114

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.02.2012) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 596 of 2011), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E115

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.08.2011) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 383 of 2011), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E116

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.08.2011) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 365 of 2011), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E117

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2011) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 664 of 2010), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E118

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.07.2010) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 313 of 2010), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E119

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.12.2008) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution By Sewage from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 281 of 2008), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E120

Power pursuant to section exercised (27.09.2008) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution By Sewage from Ships) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 372 of 2008), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E121

Power pursuant to section exercised (18.07.2008) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 282 of 2008), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E122

Power pursuant to section exercised (5.06.2008) by Sea Pollution (Control of Pollution By Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 217 of 2008), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E123

Power pursuant to section exercised (29.03.2008) by Sea Pollution (Control of Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 82 of 2008), in effect as per reg. 1 and sch. 1.

E124

Power pursuant to section exercised (30.11.2007) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 788 of 2007), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E125

Power pursuant to section exercised (24.05.2006) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 269 of 2006).

E126

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2003) by Sea Pollution (Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 641 of 2002), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E127

Power pursuant to section exercised (30.01.1998) by Sea Pollution (Control of Pollution By Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 515 of 1997), in effect as per reg. 1.

E128

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2010) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances In Packaged Form) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 491 of 2009), in effect as per reg. 1(2); revoked (1.01.2014) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances in Packaged Form) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 510 of 2013), reg. 10(b), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E129

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (30.04.2003) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 191 of 2003); revoked (30.11.2007) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 788 of 2007), reg. 40(d), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E130

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (25.10.2007) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 728 of 2007); revoked (1.07.2010) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 313 of 2010), reg. 18, in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E131

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (2.05.2006) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 239 of 2006); revoked (1.01.2013) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 372 of 2012), reg. 11(c), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E132

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2003) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 642 of 2002), in effect as per reg. 1(2); revoked (30.11.2007) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 788 of 2007), reg. 40(c), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E133

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (30.01.1998) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution By Garbage From Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 516 of 1997), in effect as per reg. 1; revoked (1.01.2013) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 372 of 2012), reg. 11(b), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E134

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (30.01.1998) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 514 of 1997), in effect as per reg. 1; revoked (30.11.2007) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 788 of 2007), reg. 40(b), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E135

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (30.01.1998) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances in Packaged Form) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 513 of 1997), in effect as per reg. 1(1); revoked (1.01.2010) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances In Packaged Form) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 491 of 2009), reg. 11, in effect as per reg. 1(2). Also revoked (1.01.2014) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances in Packaged Form) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 510 of 2013), reg. 10(a), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E136

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.1994) by Sea Pollution (Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 46 of 1994), in effect as per reg. 1; revoked (5.06.2008) by Sea Pollution (Control of Pollution By Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 217 of 2008), reg. 29, in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E137

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.1994) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage From Ships) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 45 of 1994), in effect as per reg. 1; revoked (1.01.2013) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 372 of 2012), reg. 11(a), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E138

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.1994) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations, 1994 (S.I. No. 44 of 1994), in effect as per reg. 1; revoked (30.11.2007) by Sea Pollution (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 788 of 2007), reg. 40(a), in effect as per reg. 1(2).