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2. In regulation 2 (interpretation), in paragraph (1)—
(a)delete the definition of “the BC Code”;
(b)at the end of the definition of “the Directive” add—
“the ISM Code” means the 2010 edition of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention(5);”;
after the definition of the “IMO guidelines” insert—
“the IMSBC Code” means the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code, 2009 edition & supplement (formerly the Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes (BC Code))(6);
at the end of the definition of the MARPOL Convention add—
“and the amendments in force on the date on which the Merchant Shipping (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements)(Amendment) Regulations 2011 come into force;”;
after the definition of “port authority” insert—
““relevant requirements” means the requirements of paragraph 2.4.5 of regulation 19 in Chapter V of the Annex to the SOLAS Convention;
“scheduled service” means a series of ship crossings operated so as to serve traffic between the same two or more ports, either according to a published timetable or with crossings so regular or frequent that they constitute a recognisable systematic series and it is intended that the service will be operated for a minimum of one month,”;
in the definition of “the SOLAS Convention” for “these Regulations” substitute “the Merchant Shipping (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations 2011”.
O.J. No. L.131, 28.5.2009, p.101.
O. J. No.L.49, 24.2.2011, p.33.
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