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  • Pt. 9A inserted by 2011 c. 8 s. 1(2)
  • s. 24(2A) inserted by S.I. 2014/1614 reg. 2(2)
  • s. 47(4A)(4B) inserted by 2013 c. 23 s. 10
  • s. 70(5) inserted by S.I. 2014/1614 reg. 2(5)
  • s. 85(8) added by 2006 c. 28 s. 5(4)
  • s. 108A inserted by 2003 c. 16 s. 1(1)
  • s. 128(1)(da) inserted by 2006 c. 8 s. 2(2)
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  • s. 131(A1) inserted by S.I. 2009/1210 reg. 3(2)
  • s. 131(3A) inserted by S.I. 2009/1210 reg. 3(5)
  • s. 145(2)(a) (ia) inserted by 2003 c. 44 Sch. 36 para. 13(2)
  • s. 145(2)(a)(ia) words substituted by 2015 c. 2 Sch. 11 para. 16(2)
  • s. 145(2A) inserted by 2003 c. 44 Sch. 36 para. 13(3)
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  • s. 153(2A) inserted by S.I. 2006/1244 reg. 4(4) (This amendment comes into force on the day on which the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 comes into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That Convention came into force on 21.11.2008 as notified in the Gazettes)
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  • s. 154(2A)(2B) inserted by S.I. 2006/1244 reg. 6(6) (This amendment comes into force on the day on which the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 comes into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That Convention came into force on 21.11.2008 as notified in the Gazettes)
  • s. 156(2A)(2B) inserted by S.I. 2006/1244 reg. 8(5) (This amendment comes into force on the day on which the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 comes into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That Convention came into force on 21.11.2008 as notified in the Gazettes)
  • s. 156A inserted by S.I. 2006/1244 reg. 9 (This amendment comes into force on the day on which the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 comes into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That Convention came into force on 21.11.2008 as notified in the Gazettes)
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  • s. 165(1A)(1B) inserted by S.I. 2006/1244 reg. 19(3) (This amendment comes into force on the day on which the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 comes into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That Convention came into force on 21.11.2008 as notified in the Gazettes)
  • s. 165(4A)-(4C) inserted by S.I. 2006/1244 reg. 19(7) (This amendment comes into force on the day on which the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 comes into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That Convention came into force on 21.11.2008 as notified in the Gazettes)
  • s. 166(3A)(3B) inserted by S.I. 2006/1244 reg. 20(3) (This amendment comes into force on the day on which the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 comes into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That Convention came into force on 21.11.2008 as notified in the Gazettes)
  • s. 167(4) added by S.I. 2006/1244 reg. 21(3) (This amendment comes into force on the day on which the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 comes into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That Convention came into force on 21.11.2008 as notified in the Gazettes)
  • s. 172(1)(e)-(g) inserted by S.I. 2006/1265 art. 3(a) (This amendment comes into force on which the Supplementary Fund Protocol enters into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That protocol came into force on 8.9.2006 as notified in the Gazettes)
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  • s. 180(3) inserted by S.I. 2006/1265 art. 10 (This amendment comes into force on which the Supplementary Fund Protocol enters into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That protocol came into force on 8.9.2006 as notified in the Gazettes)
  • s. 183(2A) inserted by S.I. 2012/3152 reg. 14(2)
  • s. 183(8) inserted by S.I. 2012/3152 reg. 14(4)
  • s. 192A(b) words substituted by S.I. 2015/664 Sch. 4 para. 89(a)
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  • s. 193(6) inserted by 2013 c. 23 s. 8(1)
  • s. 197A inserted by 2013 c. 23 s. 9(1)
  • s. 214(1) s. 214 renumbered as s. 214(1) by 2013 c. 25 Sch. 8 para. 21(2)
  • s. 214(2) inserted by 2013 c. 25 Sch. 8 para. 21(3)
  • s. 221(2A) inserted by S.I. 2003/2867 Sch. para. 24(2)
  • s. 221(4A)-(4C) inserted by S.I. 2003/2867 Sch. para. 24(3)
  • s. 235(2A) inserted by 2016 c. 8 s. 10(2)(b)
  • s. 252(3A) inserted by 2013 c. 23 s. 11(2)
  • s. 255B(8) words substituted by S.I. 2015/664 Sch. 4 para. 27(11)
  • s. 255C(4) words inserted by 2013 c. 23 s. 8(2)(a)
  • s. 255C(5) omitted by 2013 c. 23 s. 8(2)(b)
  • s. 255D(5) words substituted by S.I. 2015/664 Sch. 4 para. 27(12)
  • s. 255E(5) words substituted by S.I. 2015/664 Sch. 4 para. 27(13)
  • s. 255F(4) omitted by 2013 c. 23 s. 8(3)
  • s. 255K(2) words substituted by S.I. 2015/664 Sch. 4 para. 27(14)
  • s. 271(6)(c) words substituted by 2016 asp 2 Sch. 2 para. 5(3)
  • s. 273(1) s. 273 renumbered as s. 273(1) by 2009 c. 25 Sch. 21 para. 35(3)
  • s. 273(1)(a) words substituted by 2009 c. 25 Sch. 21 para. 35(2)
  • s. 273(2) inserted by 2009 c. 25 Sch. 21 para. 35(3)
  • s. 297(3A) inserted by 2005 c. 4 Sch. 4 para. 239
  • s. 306A inserted by 2015 c. 20 s. 106
  • Sch. 3A inserted by 2003 c. 16 Sch. 1
  • Sch. 3A para. 1(2)(da) inserted by S.I. 2004/2110 reg. 22(1)
  • Sch. 3A para. 8 words substituted by S.I. 2015/664 Sch. 4 para. 27(16)
  • Sch. 5ZA inserted by S.I. 2006/1265 art. 12 Sch. (This amendment comes into force on which the Supplementary Fund Protocol enters into force in respect of the United Kingdom. That protocol came into force on 8.9.2006 as notified in the Gazettes)
  • Sch. 6 Pt. 2 para. 9A inserted by S.I. 2014/1361 art. 2(3)
  • Sch. 11ZA inserted by 2011 c. 8 s. 1(4) Sch.
  • Sch. 13 para. 38(a)(b) repealed by 2009 c. 23 Sch. 22 Pt. 5(A)
  • Sch. 13 para. 7(2) repealed by 2013 c. 22 Sch. 9 para. 141
  • Sch. 13 para. 7(4) repealed by 2013 c. 22 Sch. 9 para. 141

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235 Liability for damage in case of plundered vessel.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Where, in circumstances in which this section applies by virtue of section 231 in relation to any vessel, the vessel or any part of its cargo and equipment is plundered, damaged or destroyed by persons in circumstances in which those persons commit the offence of riot or, in Scotland, of mobbing and rioting, compensation shall be made to the owner of the vessel, cargo or equipment in accordance with the following provisions of this section.

(2)Compensation under subsection (1) above in England and Wales shall be made by the compensation authority in the manner provided by the M1Riot (Damages) Act 1886 with respect to claims for compensation under that Act.

(3)Where the vessel, cargo or equipment is not within a police area, the plundering, damage or destruction shall be treated for the purposes of subsection (2) above as taking place within the nearest police area.

(4)Compensation under subsection (1) above in Scotland shall, as if entitlement to it arose under section 10 of the M2Riotous Assemblies (Scotland) Act 1822, be made by the council constituted under section 2 of the M3Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 within whose area, or nearest to whose area, the plundering, damage or destruction took place.

(5)Compensation under subsection (1) above in Northern Ireland shall be made in pursuance of an application under the M4Criminal Injuries to Property (Compensation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 as modified for the purposes of this section by the M5Transfer of Functions (Criminal Injuries to Vessels) (Northern Ireland) Order 1973.

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