Merchant Shipping Act 2010

22.

Transfer of ship ( Chapter 1).

22.— In the case of a transfer of an Irish ship to which this Chapter applies to the flag of a state to which the Safety Convention applies, being a party also to the MARPOL Convention, the Minister shall, if requested within 3 months of such transfer, transmit, as soon as possible, to the appropriate authorities of the government of such state, a copy of the international certificate of fitness (IBC) applicable to the ship before the transfer and, if available, copies of the relevant survey reports.