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The Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Regulations 1993

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. PART II THE REGISTER OF BRITISH SHIPS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    1. 2.The Register

    2. 3.Registration of fishing vessels to be of two kinds

    3. 4.Fishing vessels changing from full registration to simple registration subject to conditions

    4. 5.Registration on only one Part of the Register

    5. 6.Trusts not to be entered

  4. PART III QUALIFICATION AND ENTITLEMENT FOR REGISTRATION ON PART I OF THE REGISTER

    1. 7.Persons qualified to be owners of ships to be registered on Part I of the Register

    2. 8.British connection and majority interest

    3. 9.For the purposes of regulation 8:— (a) one or more...

    4. 10.Government ships

    5. 11.Fishing vessels excluded from Part I

  5. PART IV QUALIFICATION AND ENTITLEMENT OF BRITISH FISHING VESSELS TO BE REGISTERED ON PART II OF THE REGISTER

    1. 12.Eligibility

    2. 13.(1) Subject to regulations 14 (British connection and representative persons...

    3. 14.British connection and representative persons for fishing vessels

    4. 15.Dispensations

    5. 16.Appointment of inspectors

    6. 17.Exemptions from section 5(1) of the Act

  6. PART V APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE PERSONS

    1. 18.Appointment of representative persons

    2. 19.Service on representative persons

  7. PART VI REGISTRATION

    1. 20.Form of application

    2. 21.The applicant

    3. 22.Applications for registration

    4. 23.Appointment of managing owner

    5. 24.Applications by bodies corporate

    6. 25.Declaration of intent

    7. 26.Form of declaration of intent

    8. 27.Declaration of eligibility to be submitted before registration

    9. 28.Evidence of title on first registration

    10. 29.Survey and measurement of ship

    11. 30.Names

    12. 31.Allocation of official number and port of choice

    13. 32.Marking

    14. 33.Inspection of marks

    15. 34.Verification of measurement and carving and marking

    16. 35.Cancellation of carving and marking note

    17. 36.Registration and refusal of registration of a ship

    18. 37.Issue of certificate of registry

    19. 38.Temporary registration documents for fishing vessels

    20. 39.Period of registration

    21. 40.Documents to be retained by the Registrar

    22. 41.Renewal notices and time limit for renewal

    23. 42.Application for renewal of registration

    24. 43.Evidence of title on registration of transfer of ship

    25. 44.Form of bill of sale

    26. 45.Registration of transfer of a ship

    27. 46.Evidence of title on transmission of a registered ship

    28. 47.Declaration of eligibility on transfer or transmission

    29. 48.Refusal of registration of transfer or transmission

    30. 49.Notification of changes of ownership etc.

    31. 50.(1) Where there is any transfer or transmission of a...

    32. 51.Change in registered particulars of ship

    33. 52.Change of name

    34. 53.Transfer of port of choice

    35. 54.Re-marking of ship

    36. 55.Registration of changes of name or port of choice

    37. 56.Removal from the Register

  8. PART VII MORTGAGES

    1. 57.Form of mortgage

    2. 58.Registration of mortgage

    3. 59.Notices by intending mortgagees: priority notices

    4. 60.Evidence of transfer or transmission of mortgage

    5. 61.Transfer or transmission of registered mortgage

    6. 62.Discharge of mortgages

    7. 63.Effect of termination of registration on registered mortgage

  9. PART VIII PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION

    1. 64.Provisional registration

    2. 65.Application for provisional registration

    3. 66.Scrutiny of particulars of eligibility

    4. 67.Period of provisional registration

    5. 68.Certificate of provisional registration

    6. 69.Provisional registration not to be renewed

    7. 70.Condition of provisional registration for fishing vessels

  10. PART IX TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION

    1. 71.Transfer of registration to relevant British possession

    2. 72.Transfer of registration from relevant British possession

  11. PART X BAREBOAT CHARTER-IN

    1. 73.Qualification and entitlement for registration of bareboat charter ships other than fishing vessels

    2. 74.Qualification and entitlement for registration of a fishing vessel as a bareboat charter ship

    3. 75.Appointment of representative person

    4. 76.Dispensations for the bareboat charterers of fishing vessels

    5. 77.Applications

    6. 78.Names

    7. 79.Allocation of identifying number; port of choice and port numbers

    8. 80.Marking

    9. 81.Inspection of marks etc

    10. 82.Registration

    11. 83.Period of registration

    12. 84.Notification of changes

    13. 85.Application of other regulations to this Part

    14. 86.Notification to foreign registries by Registrar

    15. 87.Closure of bareboat charter ship’s registration by the Registrar

  12. PART XI REGISTRATION OF SMALL SHIPS

    1. 88.Qualification and entitlement to be registered as a small ship on Part III of the Register

    2. 89.Persons qualified to be the owners of a small ship to be registered on Part III of the Register

    3. 90.British connection

    4. 91.Disapplication of Schedule I to the Act in respect of small ships

    5. 92.Applications

    6. 93.Details to be registered and refusal

    7. 94.Certificate of registry

    8. 95.Marking

    9. 96.Period of registration

    10. 97.Renewal

    11. 98.Notification of changes of ownership etc.

    12. 99.Supplementary information-production of ship

    13. 100.Termination of registration

  13. PART XII MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 101.Service of notices

    2. 102.Copy of notice to be sent to mortgagee

    3. 103.Documents not in the English language to be accompanied by a translation

    4. 104.Witnessing of documents

    5. 105.Dispensing with declarations

    6. 106.Requirement for supplementary information

    7. 107.Fees

    8. 108.Duplicate certificates

    9. 109.Custody of certificate

    10. 110.Surrender of certificate on termination or expiry of registration

    11. 111.Dispensing with production of certificate

    12. 112.Status of a Part II certificate under Sea Fisheries legislation

    13. 113.Removal of marks on cessation of registration

  14. PART XIII OFFENCES

    1. 114.Offences

  15. PART XIV TRANSITIONALS

    1. 115.Definitions for this Part

    2. 116.Validity of old certificates

    3. 117.Registered information

    4. 118.Issue of new certificates of registry

    5. 119.Advertisement rather than renewal notice

    6. 120.Applications for registration made before commencement of these Regulations

    7. 121.Managing owners for fishing vessels

  16. PART XV SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. 122.Any reference in any Act other than the Act or...

  17. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      APPROVAL OF NAMES

      1. 1.Every application to the Registrar to approve a name shall...

      2. 2.In respect of an application to register a ship, other...

      3. 3.In respect of an application to register a fishing vessel...

      4. 4.Subject to paragraph 5 below, if the Registrar is satisfied...

      5. 5.Notwithstanding that the Registrar is satisfied as to paragraphs 2...

      6. 6.Any approval given under paragraphs 2 or 3 shall be...

      7. 7.If the Registrar is not so satisfied he shall notify...

      8. 8.Notwithstanding paragraph 6, the Registrar may allow the reservation of...

      9. 9.Applications for a reservation under paragraph 8 must be accompanied...

      10. 10.Where a ship having once been registered has ceased to...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART I PORTS OF CHOICE FOR SHIPS TO BE REGISTERED ON PART I OF THE REGISTER

        1. ABERDEEN ABERYSTWYTH ALLOA ARBROATH ARDROSSSAN AYR BANFF BARNSTAPLE BARROW BEAUMARIS...

      2. PART 2 PORTS FOR SHIPS TO BE REGISTERED ON PART II OF THE REGISTER (FISHING VESSELS)

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CARVING AND MARKING

      1. 1.Every ship is required, before it may be registered, to...

      2. 2.The Secretary of State may exempt any class of ship...

      3. 3.Subject to any exemption in respect of that class of...

      4. 4.A pleasure vessel which is under 24 metres in length...

      5. 5.A fishing vessel is to be marked as follows:—

      6. 6.A scale of decimetres, or metres and decimetres, denoting a...

      7. 7.The name of a ship shall be marked in Roman...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      DETAILS TO GO ON REGISTER

      1. 1.The following information is to be registered about each owner...

      2. 2.The following information is to be registered about each owner...

      3. 3.The following information is to be registered about:—

      4. 4.The following information is to be registered about ships registered...

      5. 5.The following is to be registered about fishing vessels registered...

      6. 6.In addition to the information in either paragraph 4 or...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRY

      1. 1.A certificate of registry for a ship registered or to...

      2. 2.A certificate of registry for a fishing vessel registered or...

      3. 3.Bareboat Charter Ships A certificate of bareboat charter for ships...

  18. Explanatory Note

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