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Merchant Shipping Act 1988

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10Amendments of Part I of 1894 Act

(1)Part I of the 1894 Act shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in Schedule 1 to this Act, which include amendments—

(a)restricting the scope of operation of that Part of that Act to registration in the United Kingdom;

(b)restricting the grant of provisional certificates of registration under section 22 of that Act (ships becoming British-owned abroad); and

(c)enabling ships to be registered otherwise than in register books;

as well as amendments consequential on the preceding provisions of this Part of this Act.

(2)In Part I of the 1894 Act—

(a)references to registration or to registered ships or registered owners shall accordingly (unless the context otherwise requires) be construed as references to registration, or to ships or owners registered, under that Part of that Act in the United Kingdom;

(b)references to registrars of British ships shall accordingly be construed as references to registrars of British ships in the United Kingdom;

(c)references to a ship being entitled to be registered shall be construed in accordance with section 4 of this Act; and

(d)references to the ownership of a majority interest in a ship shall be construed in accordance with subsection (7)(a) of that section.

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