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Merchant Shipping (Load Lines) Act 1967

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. General provisions

    1. 1. Ships to which Act applies.

    2. 2. Load line rules.

  3. Ships registered in United Kingdom

    1. 3. Compliance with load line rules.

    2. 4. Submersion of load lines.

    3. 5. Miscellaneous offences in relation to marks.

    4. 6. Issue of load line certificates.

    5. 7. Effect of load line certificate.

    6. 8. Duration endorsement and cancellation of load line certificates.

    7. 9. Ships not to proceed to sea without load line certificate.

    8. 10. Publication of load line certificate and entry of particulars in official log-book.

    9. 11. Inspection of ships.

  4. Ships not registered in United Kingdom

    1. 12. Valid Convention certificates.

    2. 13. Compliance with load line rules.

    3. 14. Submersion of load lines.

    4. 15. United Kingdom load line certificates.

    5. 16. Production of certificate to customs officer.

    6. 17. Provisions as to inspection.

  5. Exemptions

    1. 18. Power to make exemption orders.

    2. 19. Further powers to exempt ships.

    3. 20. Issue of exemption certificates.

    4. 21. Duration and termination of exemptions, and duration, endorsement and cancellation of exemption certificates.

    5. 22. International Load Line Exemption Certificates.

  6. Subdivision load lines and deck cargo

    1. 23. Subdivision load lines.

    2. 24. Deck cargo.

  7. Miscellaneous and supplementary provisions

    1. 25. Increase of penalties for offences in connection with passenger steamers.

    2. 26. Provisions as to fees.

    3. 27. Miscellaneous supplementary provisions.

    4. 28. Application of Act in relation to certain territories outside United Kingdom.

    5. 29. Application of Act to certain unregistered British ships.

    6. 30. Provisions as to orders, rules and regulations, and as to functions of Board of Trade.

    7. 31. Convention countries.

    8. 32. Interpretation.

    9. 33. Repeals and transitional provisions.

    10. 34. Short title, construction, citation, commencement and extent.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

    2. SCHEDULE 2

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