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

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9.—(1) Every ship of 12 metres or more in overall length shall display placards which notify the crew and passengers, if any, of the disposal requirements of regulations 4 to 7 above.

(2) In the case of a United Kingdom ship, the information on the placards shall be written in English and, if different, the working language of the crew.

(3) In the case of a ship which is not a United Kingdom ship, the information on the placards shall be written in an official language of the State whose flag the ship is entitled to fly and, where the ship is engaged on voyages to ports or offshore terminals under the jurisdiction of a Party to the Convention other than its flag State, in English or French.

(4) (a) Every fixed or floating installation shall display placards which notify all persons on board of the disposal requirements of regulation 7 above.

(b)The information on such placards shall be written in English and, if different, the working language of the crew.

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