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The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application and exemptions

    4. 4.Equivalents

  3. PART 2

    1. 5.Requirement for appropriate certificate: initial survey

    2. 6.Renewal of appropriate certificate: renewal survey

    3. 7.Annual survey

    4. 8.Intermediate surveys

    5. 9.Responsibilities of the owner and master of a ship

    6. 10.Additional surveys

    7. 11.Issue of appropriate certificate by a Certifying Authority

    8. 12.Issue of IAPP Certificates by another Government in respect of United Kingdom ships

    9. 13.Issue of IAPP Certificates in respect of ships which are not United Kingdom ships

    10. 14.Duration and validity of appropriate certificates

    11. 15.Extension of periods of validity of appropriate certificates

    12. 16.Procedure to be adopted when a ship is deficient

    13. 17.Arbitration

    14. 18.Miscellaneous provisions relating to appropriate certificates

    15. 19.Prohibition on non United Kingdom ships proceeding to sea without an IAPP Certificate

  4. PART 3

    1. 20.Ozone-depleting substances

    2. 21.Nitrogen oxides

    3. 22.Sulphur oxides

    4. 23.Volatile organic compounds

    5. 24.Shipboard incineration

    6. 25.Fuel oil quality

  5. PART 4

    1. 26.Inspection of ships

    2. 27.Investigation of alleged violations by United Kingdom ships

    3. 28.General provisions on detention

    4. 29.Power for harbour master to detain

    5. 30.Duty of harbour master to report deficient ships

    6. 31.Right of appeal and compensation

    7. 32.Offences

    8. 33.Service of documents of foreign companies

    9. 34.Enforcement and application of fines

    10. 35.Restriction on jurisdiction over offences outside United Kingdom limits

    11. 36.Suspension of proceedings at flag state request

    12. 37.Defences

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Gross tonnage

      1. 1.The “gross tonnage” of a United Kingdom ship is to...

      2. 2.In this Schedule— “the 1997 Regulations” means the Merchant Shipping...

      3. 3.United Kingdom ships

      4. 4.In the case of any other ship of 24 metres...

      5. 5.In the case of a fishing vessel of 15 metres...

      6. 6.In the case of a fishing vessel of less than...

      7. 7.In the case of any other ship of less than...

      8. 8.Ships other than United Kingdom ships

      9. 9.Where a ship has a gross tonnage determined in accordance...

      10. 10.In the case of a ship which does not have...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Engines excluded from regulation 21

      1. 1.Regulation 21 does not apply to any—

      2. 2.In this Schedule— “marine diesel engine” means any reciprocating internal...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Information to be included in a bunker delivery note

      1. 1.Name and IMO number of receiving ship.

      2. 2.Harbour where delivery takes place.

      3. 3.Date of commencement of delivery.

      4. 4.Name, address and telephone number of fuel oil supplier or...

      5. 5.Product name.

      6. 6.Quantity in metric tons.

      7. 7.Density at 15° (kg/m3) where the fuel has been tested...

      8. 8.Sulphur content (%m/m) where the fuel has been tested in...

      9. 9.A declaration signed and certified by the fuel oil supplier’s...

  7. Explanatory Note

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