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The Merchant Shipping (Returns of Births and Deaths) Regulations 1979

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Extensions to unregistered British ships

12.—(1) It is hereby directed that the provisions of section 72 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1970 and of these Regulations (except regulations 4 and 10(1)(a) and (b)) shall extend to British ships (which are not registered in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) of the following description, that is to say, sea-going ships which are owned by a person resident in, or by a body corporate having a principal place of business in the United Kingdom, and to masters and seamen employed in them.

(2) Paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 and paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to these Regulations as extended by paragraph (1) of this regulation shall have effect with the modification that for sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of each of those regulations there shall be substituted—

(a)name of the ship and sufficient description to identify the ship;

(b)the name of the owner; and

(c)the address of his residence in the United Kingdom, or, if the owner is a body corporate having a principal place of business in the United Kingdom, the address of that place of business.

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