Merchant Shipping Act 2010

54.

Duties of owners and masters ( Chapter 5).

54.— (1) It is the duty of the owner and master of a ship or boat to whom a permit to tender in respect of a tendering operation has issued under section 53 (1)

( a) to undertake such operation in compliance with the permit to tender and with the conditions, if any, attaching to it,

( b) to display on board the ship or boat, in a place where passengers can view it, the permit to tender issued in respect of it,

( c) in the case of a vessel’s tender engaged in such operation, to ensure that a copy of the permit to tender is available on board for examination while the tendering operation is being undertaken, and

( d) in the case of a tender to which the permit to tender applies, to ensure that a copy of such permit is supplied to the owner or master for the purpose of having it on board the tender and available for examination while the tendering operation concerned is being undertaken.

(2) It is the duty of the owner and master of a tender to carry out a tendering operation in accordance with the permit to tender and with any conditions attached to it issued in respect of the ship or boat concerned.