Merchant Shipping Act 2010

30.

Compliance ( Chapter 2).

30.— (1) No change shall be made in the structure, equipment, fittings, arrangements and material covered by a survey under liquefied gas carriage rules made under this Chapter, other than by direct replacement, without the approval of the Minister or a person authorised by him or her for such purpose.

(2) Following receipt of a report referred to in section 29(5)(a) the Chief Surveyor or other surveyor of ships notified must—

( a) if the ship is in the jurisdiction of another state to which the Convention applies, ensure that the matter is reported by the master or owner of the ship to the appropriate authorities of the government of that state, and

( b) arrange for any additional survey which in his or her opinion may be required in the circumstances under the liquefied gas carriage rules.