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The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) (Amendment) Order 1993

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Statutory Instruments

1993 No.1581

MARINE POLLUTION

The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) (Amendment) Order 1993

Made

23rd June 1993

Coming into force

7th July 1993

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 23rd day of June 1993

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament and has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament in accordance with section 20(6) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1979(1):

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by section 20(1)(d), (2), (3) and (4) of the said Act(2) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) (Amendment) Order 1993 and shall come into force on the fourteenth day after the day on which it is made.

2.—(1) The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) Order 1988(3) shall be amended as follows.

(2) In article 2(1), for the words “for the purpose of giving effect to Annex V to the Convention” there shall be substituted the following words—

  • for the purpose of giving effect to—

    (a)

    Annex V to the Convention; and

    (b)

    amendments thereto adopted by the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization—

    (i)

    at its 30th Session by Resolution MEPC 42(30); and

    (ii)

    at its 31st Session by Resolution MEPC 48(31)..

N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) Order 1988 so as to enable regulations to be made to give effect to amendments to the Annex to the 1978 Protocol relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973 adopted by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (“MEPC”) of the International Maritime Organization (“IMO”) on 16th November 1990 (at its 30th Session) and 4th July 1991 (at its 31st Session).

The amendments adopted by the MEPC (which have the effect of amending Annex V (Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships) to the Convention) are set out in Annex 2 to Resolution MEPC 42(30) and in the Annex to Resolution MEPC Resolution 48(31), copies of which may be obtained from IMO, 4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR.

(2)

Subsection (3) was amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48), section 49(2).

(3)

S.I. 1988/2252.

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