18 Discharge books.E+W+S+N.I.
(1)In section 80 of the 1995 Act (discharge books), in subsection (1) for paragraph (a) there is substituted—
“(a)for the issue of discharge books—
(i)to persons who are or have been employed in United Kingdom ships; or
(ii)to persons who are or have been employed in other ships but are not aliens within the meaning of the M1British Nationality Act 1981;
(aa)for requiring the persons mentioned in paragraph (a) above to apply for discharge books;
(ab)for the form of discharge books and the particulars (if any) that they are to contain with respect to their holders;”.
(2)In the words after paragraph (d) of that subsection, for “paragraph (a)” there is substituted “ paragraph (a), (aa) or (ab) ”.