Merchant Shipping Act 2010
Cargo ship safety certificate.
13.— (1) The Minister may, in any case where following a survey under the Merchant Shipping Acts or under radio rules or cargo ship construction and survey rules a safety equipment certificate, a radio certificate and a cargo ship safety construction certificate each fall to be issued by him or her in respect of a cargo ship (within the meaning of section 3 of the Act of 1966), at the request of the owner of the ship issue a composite certificate ( “cargo ship safety certificate” ) in respect of the ship in relation to those certificates and in lieu of issuing separate certificates.
(2) The provisions of the Merchant Shipping Acts relating to the issue, the period of validity, the granting of an extension or the cancellation of a safety equipment certificate, a radio certificate or a cargo ship safety construction certificate apply to a cargo ship safety certificate, in respect of the certificate concerned, as if it were the certificate.
(3) In this section—
“ safety equipment certificate ” means a certificate issued under section 22(1) of the Act of 1952;
“ radio certificate ” means a certificate issued under section 23(1) of the Act of 1952;
“ cargo ship safety construction certificate ” means a certificate issued under section 4(1) of the Act of 1966.