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U.K.

Merchant Shipping Act 1974

1974 CHAPTER 43

An Act to make further provision concerning oil pollution by ships and related matters; to give power to protect shipping and trading interests against foreign action concerning or affecting carriage of goods by sea; to make provision relating to the operation of submersible apparatus; to alter the constitution of the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses; and to amend certain provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act 1970 relating to offences committed by seamen.

[31st July 1974]

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Act modified by Merchant Shipping Act 1988 (c. 12, SIF 111), s. 47(2)(b), (with s. 58(4), Sch. 8 para. 1) and by S.I. 1989/1991, art. 10

Act: power to modify conferred (prosp.) by 1994 c. 28, ss. 5(3)(a), 10(4) (which amending Act was repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 21, s. 314(1), Sch.)

C2Act excluded by S.I. 1989/1991, arts. 11–14

Part IU.K. The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund

F11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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Contributions to FundU.K.

F22. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F33. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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Compensation for persons suffering pollution damageU.K.

F44. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F54A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F5S. 4A repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 21, ss. 314(1), 316(2), Sch. 12 (with s. 312(1), Sch. 14 para. 1) and words in s. 4A(1) repealed (prosp.) by 1994 c. 28, ss. 5(2)(a), 10(4) (which amending Act was repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 21, s. 314(1), Sch. 12)

Indemnification of shipownersU.K.

F65. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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SupplementalU.K.

F76. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F87. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F98. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F10(8A). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11U.K.

Part IIU.K.

10–13. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F12U.K.

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Part IIIU.K. Protection of Shipping and Trading Interests

F1314. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F13S. 14 repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 22, ss. 8, 9(4), Sch.

F1415. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F14S. 15 repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 22, ss. 8, 9(4), Sch.

Part IVU.K. Submersible Apparatus

F1516. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

Textual Amendments

F1617. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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Part VU.K. Miscellaneous and Supplemental

F1718. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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19 Offences by seamen. U.K.

F18(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2)In section 27 (which creates an offence in relation to misconduct endangering a ship or persons on board, punishable on summary conviction with a fine not exceeding £200) for the words “£200” there shall be substituted the words “£400”.

F18(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F18(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F18(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F18(6). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C3The text of S. 19 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

SupplementalU.K.

F1920. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F2021. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F2122. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F2223. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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F2324. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .U.K.

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SCHEDULES

F24SCHEDULE 1U.K.

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SCHEDULES 2, 3U.K. . . . F27

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F28SCHEDULE 4U.K.

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F28Sch. 4 repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 22, ss. 8, 9(4), Sch.

F31SCHEDULE 5U.K.

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