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The Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) (Virgin Islands) Order 1997

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and Commencement

  3. 2.Implementation of the Liability and Fund Conventions

  4. 3.Revocations

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE TO THE ORDER

      THE MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT 1995

      1. PART VI PREVENTION OF POLLUTION

        1. CHAPTER III LIABILITY FOR OIL POLLUTION.

          1. Preliminary

            1. 152.Meaning of “the Liability Convention” and related expressions.

          2. Liability

            1. 153.Meaning of “the Liability Convention” and related expressions.

            2. 154.(1) Where, as a result of any occurrence, any oil...

            3. 155.Exceptions from liability under sections 153 and 154.

            4. 156.Restriction of liability for oil pollution.

          3. Limitation of liability

            1. 157.Limitation of liability under section 153.

            2. 158.Limitation actions.

            3. 159.Restriction on enforcement after establishment of limitation fund.

            4. 160.Concurrent liabilities of owners and others.

            5. 161.Establishmednt of limitation fund outside Virgin Islands.

            6. 162.Extinguishment of claims.

            7. 163.Complusory insurance against liability for pollution.

            8. 164.Issue certificate by Governor.

            9. 165.Rights of third parties against insurers.

          4. Supplementary

            1. 166.Jurisdiction of Virgin Islands courts and registration of foreign judgments.

            2. 167.Government ships.

            3. 168.Limitation of liability under section 154.

            4. 169.Saving for recourse actions.

            5. 170.Intepretation.

            6. 171.

        2. CHAPTER IV INTERNATIONAL OIL POLLUTION COMPENSATION FUND

          1. Preliminary

            1. 172.Meaning of the “Liability Convention”, “the Fund Convention” and related expressions.

          2. Contributions to Fund

            1. 173.Contributions by importers of oil and others.

            2. 174.Power to obtain information.

          3. Compensation for persons suffering pollution damage

            1. 175.Liability of the Fund.

            2. 176.Limitation of Fund’s liability under section 175.

          4. Supplemental

            1. 177.Jurisdiction and effect of judgments.

            2. 178.Extinguishments of claims.

            3. 179.Subrogation.

            4. 180.Supplementary provisions as to proceedings involving the Fund.

            5. 181.Interpretation.

    2. SCHEDULE 5

      OVERALL LIMIT ON LIABILITY OF FUND

      1. PART 1 PERMANENT PROVISION

        1. ARTICLE 4 — PARAGRAPHS 4 AND 5

          1. 4.(a) Except as otherwise provided in sub-paragraphs (b) and

          2. 5.Where the amount of established claims against the Fund exceeds...

  6. Explanatory Note

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