Merchant Shipping Act 2010

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Definitions.

2.— In this Act—

“Act of 1952” means Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act 1952;

“Act of 1966” means Merchant Shipping Act 1966;

“Act of 1992” means Merchant Shipping Act 1992;

“Act of 2000” means Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) Act 2000;

“Act of 2005” means Maritime Safety Act 2005;

“bulk carrier rules” means rules made under section 14 ;

“cargo ship construction and survey rules” means rules made under section 3 of the Act of 1966;

“collision regulations” means regulations made under section 418 of the Principal Act;

“fire protection rules” means rules made under section 84 ;

“Irish ship” means a ship, other than a ship of war, known as such under section 9 of the Mercantile Marine Act 1955;

“master”, in relation to a ship, means the person having, for the time being, the command or charge of the ship;

“Merchant Shipping Acts” means Merchant Shipping Acts 1894 to 2010;

“Minister” means Minister for Transport;

“navigation and tracking rules” means rules made under section 18 of the Act of 1952;

“owner”, in relation to a ship, means the person registered in the State, as its owner or, if no person is so registered, the person who owns the ship, and includes any part owner, charterer, manager or operator of the ship;

“Principal Act” means Merchant Shipping Act 1894;

“radio rules” means rules made under section 15 of the Act of 1952;

“recognised organisation” means an organisation authorised by the Minister under the European Communities (Ship Inspection and Survey Organisations) Regulations 2003 ( S.I. No. 301 of 2003) to carry out surveys or inspections;

“rules for life-saving appliances” means rules made under section 82 ;

“Safety Convention” has the meaning assigned to it by section 3(1) of the Act of 1952;

“surveyor of ships” means a person appointed under section 724 of the Principal Act to be a surveyor of ships for the purposes of that Act and includes a recognised organisation;

“survival craft” means a craft capable of sustaining the lives of persons in distress from the time of abandoning a ship.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F1

Amended by Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014 (43/2014), s. 68 and sch. 4, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C2

Prospective affecting provision: definition of “Irish ship” substituted by Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014 (43/2014), s. 68 and sch. 4, not commenced as of date of revision.

Definitions.

2.— In this Act— ...

F1 [ Irish ship means a ship, other than a ship of war, known as such under section 33 of the Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014; ]

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