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(1)Schedule 6 (minor and consequential amendments) shall have effect.
(2)Schedule 7 (repeals and revocations) shall have effect.
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(1)This Act, except section 4, extends to Northern Ireland.
(2)The provisions capable of being—
(a)extended to the Isle of Man, any of the Channel Islands or any colony under section 315 of the 1995 Act, or
(b)applied in relation to any of those places under section 141 or under or by virtue of any other provision of the 1995 Act,
include the amendments of that Act made by this Act.
(3)The provisions capable of being extended to the Isle of Man, any of the Channel Islands or any colony under section 51 of the M1Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 include the amendments of that Act made by this Act.
(4)Her Majesty may by Order in Council direct that section 24 shall, with such exceptions, adaptations and modifications (if any) as may be specified in the Order, extend to the Isle of Man, any of the Channel Islands or any colony.
(1)This Act may be cited as the Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997.
(2)In this Act “the 1995 Act” means the Merchant Shipping Act 1995.
(3)Subject to subsection (4), this Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint; and different days may be so appointed for different purposes.
(4)Sections 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 16, 24, 28 and 30, this section and Schedule 2 and paragraph 16 of Schedule 6 shall come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.
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