Equal Status Act 2000
Application of Act.
46. — (1) The provisions of this Act shall extend to and apply in respect of any ship or aircraft registered in the State that is operated by a person who has a principal place of business or ordinary place of residence in the State, whether or not the ship or aircraft is outside the State.
(2) An act which —
( a ) is done on or in respect of such a ship or aircraft while subject to the jurisdiction of a country outside the State, and
( b ) is required to be done to comply with the law of that country,
shall not constitute discrimination for the purposes of this Act.