Merchant Shipping Act 2010


Definitions ( Part 5).

74.— In this Part—

“Act of 1993” means Merchant Shipping (Salvage and Wreck) Act 1993;

“Board” means Marine Casualty Investigation Board;

“investigator” means a person appointed under section 26(2) of the Act of 2000;

“relevant party” means an investigator, a tribunal or the Minister, as the case may be, who is causing a vessel to be raised;

“marine casualty” has the meaning assigned to it by section 2 of the Act of 2000;

“tribunal” means a person or persons appointed under section 38(2)( a) of the Act of 2000 to hold an inquiry;

“vessel” has the meaning assigned to it in section 2 of the Act of 2000, and includes—

( a) a vessel which is sunk, partially sunk, wrecked, grounded, stranded or abandoned,

( b) any part of such a vessel, and

( c) any article, thing or collection of things being or forming part of the tackle, equipment, cargo, stores, bunkers, oils or ballast of a wrecked vessel.