Merchant Shipping Act 2010

88.

Prohibition on obstruction of surveyor of ships.

88.— A person who obstructs or impedes or, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a request of a surveyor of ships in exercising a power conferred on the surveyor under section 15 or 18 of the Act of 1952, section 8 of the Act of 1966 or section 14 , 23 , 32 , 40 , 48 , 55 , 62 , 82 or 84 or authorised person under section 87 commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €5,000.