Amendment of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995
4. (1) Section 173 (contributions by importers of oil and others) is amended as follows.
(2) In subsection (1) after “the Fund” insert “and to the Supplementary Fund”.
(3) In subsection (3)—
(a)after “payable” insert
(b)at the end insert
(b)to the Supplementary Fund in respect of oil when first received in any installation in the United Kingdom after having been carried by sea and discharged in a port or terminal installation in a country which is not a Supplementary Fund Protocol country.”.
(4) In subsection (7)—
(a)in paragraph (a), after “determined” insert
(i)in the case of contributions to the Fund,”;
(b)at the end of paragraph (a) insert—
“(ii)in the case of contributions to the Supplementary Fund, by the Director of the Supplementary Fund under Article 11 of the Supplementary Fund Protocol and notified to that person by the Supplementary Fund;”; and
(c)after “Assembly of the Fund” insert “or the Assembly of the Supplementary Fund (as the case may be)”.