The Statistical Returns (Carriage of Goods and Passengers by Sea) Regulations 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations implement Council Directive 95/64/EC on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of goods and passengers by sea.

Regulation 3 enables the Secretary of State to require shipping lines, their agents and harbour authorities to furnish data concerning the matters set out in the Schedule.

Regulation 4 provides for criminal penalties for failure to furnish returns or furnishing of false returns.