Merchant Shipping Act 2010

55.

Powers of surveyors ( Chapter 5).

55.— (1) A surveyor of ships may board and inspect any ship or boat including any tender or vessel’s tender for the purpose of seeing that a permit to tender is being complied with (either on the ship or boat, at anchor, ashore or at dock) at any time for that purpose.

(2) A surveyor of ships may for the purposes of an inspection under this section make such tests (either on the ship or boat, at anchor, ashore or at dock), ask such questions, inspect such documents or records and have access to such parts of the ship or boat as he or she considers appropriate for that purpose.