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The Merchant Shipping (Registration, etc.) Act 1993 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1993

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Article 3(2)

SCHEDULE 2Pre-consolidation

Provisions coming into force on 1st May 1994

  • Section 8(3) and section 8(4) so far as relating to Part II of Schedule 5.

  • Schedule 4, except as provided in the Appendix to this Schedule, and Schedule 5, Part II, except as provided in the said Appendix.


Exceptions from commencement

1.  In Schedule 4—

(a)paragraph 18 (certain amendments to the Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971(1) and the Merchant Shipping Act 1974(2) not to have effect) shall not come into force;

(b)paragraph 36 shall not come into force;

(c)paragraph 52 shall not come into force;

(d)in paragraph 54 the omission of subsection (3) of section 2 of the Merchant Shipping (Mercantile Marine Fund) Act 1898(3) shall not have effect so far as the subsection applies to the lighthouse at Sombrero in the Leeward Islands.

2.  In Schedule 5, Part II—

(a)the repeals in section 634, and the repeal of section 669, of the 1894 Act shall not have effect;

(b)the repeal of section 2(3) of the said Act of 1898 shall be subject to paragraph 1(d) above;

(c)section 28(1) of the 1949 Act shall remain in force for the sole purpose of enabling exemptions to be made from the requirements of rules made under section 427 of the 1894 Act(4) (rules for life-saving appliances) and rules made under section 3 of the 1949 Act (radio rules);

(d)section 33(2) of the 1949 Act shall remain in force for the sole purpose of enabling regulations to be made prescribing maximum fees for measurement of a ship`s tonnage.


Section 427 of the 1894 Act was substituted by section 2 of the 1949 Act.

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