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Merchant Shipping Act 1894

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262Partial application of Part II to ships of lighthouse authorities and pleasure yachts

The following provisions of this Part of this Act shall not apply to ships belonging to the three general lighthouse authorities or to pleasure yachts, or to the owners, masters, and crews thereof, namely, the provisions relating to—

(a)the requirement of officers to hold certificates of competency, and the production of those certificates;

(b)the exemption from stamp duty and record of indentures of apprenticeship, and matters to be done for the purpose of such record;

(c)the entry in the agreement with the crew of the particulars respecting apprentices, and matters to be done for the purpose of such entry;

(d)the engagement or supply of seamen or apprentices by or through unlicensed persons;

(e)agreements with the crew (except the provisions relating to the engagement of a seaman abroad) ;

(f)the compulsory discharge and payment of seamen's wages before a superintendent and the compulsory delivery of an account of wages;

(g)the accommodation for seamen ;

(h)the deduction and payment of fines imposed under stipulations in the agreement;

(i)the delivery of documents at ports abroad to consular or customs officers; or

(j)official log books.

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