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The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) Regulations 1998

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Restriction on jurisdiction over offences outside United Kingdom limits

18.—(1) Proceedings in respect of a ship other than a United Kingdom ship for an offence of contravening any provision of regulations 4 to 6 above which relates to a breach of the said provisions committed in the internal waters, territorial sea or exclusive economic zone of another State (in this regulation “the other State”) shall not be instituted in the United Kingdom unless—

(a)the other State, the flag State or a State damaged or threatened by the breach of the Regulations requests that proceedings be taken; or

(b)the breach of the Regulations has caused or is likely to cause pollution in United Kingdom waters or controlled waters.

(2) Where such proceedings have been instituted but not concluded they shall be suspended upon request by the other State and the Secretary of State shall transmit all the evidence and court records and documents relating to the case, together with any sum paid or security given, to the other State.

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