Merchant Shipping Act 2010

63.

Offences ( Chapter 6).

63.— (1) If any provision of a minimum safe manning document or a provision of any safe manning regulations is not complied with, then the owner (if in fault) or the master (if in fault) of the ship commits an offence and is liable—

( a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €5,000, or

( b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €100,000.

(2) If the owner or master of a ship which for the purposes of section 60 (10) is regarded as an unsafe ship or in contravention of a notice of detention under section 66 proceeds, or attempts to proceed to sea with the ship then the owner (if in fault) or the master (if in fault) commits an offence and is liable—

( a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €5,000, or

( b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding €100,000.