Merchant Shipping Act 2010


Transfer of ship (Chapter 2).

31.— In the case of a transfer of an Irish ship to which this Chapter applies to the flag of a country to which the Safety Convention applies the Minister shall, if requested within 3 months of such transfer, transmit, as soon as possible, to the appropriate authorities of the government of such country, a copy of the certificate of fitness (IGC) applicable to the ship before the transfer and, if available, copies of the relevant survey reports.