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Merchant Shipping (Salvage and Pollution) Act 1994

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6Extension of strict liability for oil pollution by ships

(1)The [1971 c. 59.] Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971 shall be amended as provided in Schedule 3 (amendments imposing on other ships liability for oil pollution corresponding to that imposed on tankers).

(2)In Part I of that Schedule “the 1971 Act” means the Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971 without the amendments made by Part I of Schedule 4 to the [1988 c. 12.] Merchant Shipping Act 1988.

(3)In Part II of that Schedule “the 1971 Act” means the Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971 as amended by Part I of Schedule 4 to the Merchant Shipping Act 1988 (“the 1988 Act”) and section 5 of this Act.

(4)Where the amendments of the 1971 Act made by Part II of Schedule 3 to this Act come into force after the 1971 Act has been amended by Part I of the said Schedule 3, Parts I and II of that Schedule shall have effect with the modifications specified in Part III of that Schedule.

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