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Merchant Shipping Act 1988

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57Interpretation, minor and consequential amendments and repeals

(1)This Act shall be construed as one with the Merchant Shipping Acts 1894 to 1986.

(2)In this Act—

  • “the 1894 Act” means the [1894 c. 60.] Merchant Shipping Act 1894;

  • “country” includes any territory;

  • “the Merchant Shipping Acts” means the Merchant Shipping Acts 1894 to 1986 and this Act;

  • “modifications” includes additions, omissions and alterations;

  • “relevant overseas territory” means—

    (a)

    the Isle of Man,

    (b)

    any of the Channel Islands, or

    (c)

    any colony;

  • “statutory provision” means any provision contained in or having effect under any enactment.

(3)In the application of this Act to Scotland any reference to a defendant shall be construed as a reference to a defender.

(4)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 6 shall have effect subject to the minor and consequential amendments specified in that Schedule.

(5)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 7 are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

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