Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Act 2019


Amendment of section 472B of Act of 1997

32. Section 472B(1) of the Act of 1997 is amended by the substitution of the following definition for the definition of “sea-going ship”:

“ ‘sea-going ship’ means a ship which—

(a) is registered—

(i) in a Member State’s Register, or

(ii) in a register, governed by the law of the United Kingdom, that, having regard to the purposes that a Member State’s Register serves, is at least equivalent to a Member State’s Register,


(b) is used solely for the trade of carrying by sea passengers or cargo for reward,

but does not include a fishing vessel.”.