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The Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage) (Transitional Provisions) Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.This Order may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Liability...

  3. 2.In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires:— “the Act”...

  4. 3.(1) Notwithstanding the coming into force of Chapters III and...

  5. 4.During the period while the United Kingdom remains a Party...

  6. 5.In section 173(7) of the Act the reference to “Article...

  7. 6.For convenience of reference Article XII bis of the 1992...

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ARTICLE XII BIS OF THE 1992 LIABILITY CONVENTION AND ARTICLE 36 BIS OF THE 1992 FUND CONVENTION

      1. Article XII bis of the 1992 Liability Convention

        1. transitional provisions

          1. The following transitional provisions shall apply in the case of...

      2. Article 36 bis of the 1992 Fund Convention

        1. The following transitional provisions shall apply in the period, hereinafter...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART A The following are the modifications to Article XII bis of the 1992 Liability Convention:

        1. 1.References to a State shall be references to the United...

        2. 2.In the chapeau, the reference to “this Convention” shall be...

        3. 3.In sub-paragraph (a) of Article XII bis references to “this...

        4. 4.In sub-paragraph (b) of Article XII bis the first and...

        5. 5.For sub-paragraph (c) of Article XII bis there shall be...

        6. 6.In sub-paragraph (d) of Article XII bis, the reference to...

      2. PART B The following are the modifications to Article 36 bis of the 1992 Fund Convention:

        1. 1.The “transitional period” means the period from the date of...

        2. 2.“The Fund” shall have the same meaning as in section...

        3. 3.Except for the second reference in sub-paragraph (b), references to...

        4. 4.Except for the third reference in sub-paragraph (b) references to...

        5. 5.References to “the 1969 Liability Convention” shall be references to...

        6. 6.References to “the 1992 Liability Convention” shall be references to...

        7. 7.Sub-paragraph (a) of Article 36 bis shall be omitted.

        8. 8.In sub-paragraph (b) of Article 36 bis for “the above-mentioned...

        9. 9.In sub-paragraph (c) of Article 36 bis, the reference to...

        10. 10.In sub-paragraph (d) of Article 36 bis, the reference to...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. The text of Article XII bis of the 1992 Liability Convention and Article 36 bis of the 1992 Fund Convention, as modified by Schedule 2 of this Order:

        1. Article XII bis

          1. transitional provisions

            1. The following transitional provisions shall apply when at the time...

        2. Article 36 bis

          1. The following transitional provisions shall apply from the date of...

  9. Explanatory Note

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