Sea Pollution Act 1991

Surveys on behalf of a MARPOL Convention country.

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18. (1) The Minister, at the request of the Government of another country which is a Party to the MARPOL Convention, may cause a ship registered in that country to be surveyed; in that case, sections 14 and 17 shall apply to such ship as if it were a ship registered in the State and the owner had submitted to the survey.

(2) A certificate issued under section 17 in respect of such a ship shall contain a statement that it has been issued at the request of the Government concerned.

(3) A copy of a survey report and a copy of a certificate made or issued in pursuance of this section shall be transmitted as soon as possible to the Government concerned.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E211

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.09.2017) by Sea Pollution (Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 393 of 2017).

E212

Power pursuant to section exercised (26.08.2016) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances in Packaged Form) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 459 of 2016).

E213

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2014) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances in Packaged Form) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 510 of 2013), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E214

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2010) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances In Packaged Form) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 491 of 2009), in effect as per reg. 1(2); revoked (1.01.2014) by Sea Pollution (Harmful Substances in Packaged Form) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 510 of 2013), reg. 10(b), in effect as per reg. 1(2).