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Merchant Shipping Act 1979

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47Power to extend Act to certain countries etc.

(1)Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide that any provision of this Act which is mentioned in the following subsection and specified in the Order and any instrument so specified which is in force under that provision shall, with such modifications (if any) as are so specified—

(a)extend to a relevant country so specified as part of the law of the country ; or

(b)apply to ships registered in a relevant country so specified and to masters and seamen employed in the ships as they apply to ships registered in the United Kingdom and to masters and seamen employed in them ; or

(c)extend and apply as aforesaid.

(2)The provisions of this Act referred to in the preceding subsection are sections 21 to 52 (except sections 33, 34, 36, 38, 42 to 44 and this section) and Schedule 7 (except so far as it relates to the Pilotage Act 1913); and in that subsection " a relevant country " means a country mentioned in section 15(1) of this Act.

(3)Any statutory instrument made by virtue of subsection (1) of this section shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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