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Merchant Shipping (Safety and Load Line Conventions) Act 1932

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62Amendment of ss. 436 and 454 of the principal Act

(1)In subsections (1) and (3) of section four hundred and thirty-six and in subsection (1) of section four hundred and fifty-four of the principal Act the expression "freeboard" shall be substituted for the expression

clear side.

(2)Subsection (3) of the said section four hundred and thirty-six shall cease to have effect with respect to load line ships.

(3)The following subsection shall be substituted for subsection (5) of the said section four hundred and thirty-six, namely—

(5)In this section the expression ' freeboard ' means, in the case of any ship which is marked with a deck-line, the height from the water to the upper edge of the deck-line, and, in the case of any other ship, the height amidships from the water to the upper edge of the deck from which the depth of hold as stated in the register is measured.

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