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The Merchant Shipping (Work in Fishing Convention) Regulations 2018

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General Matters

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

    4. 4.Obligation to comply with orders

    5. 5.Competent authority

  3. PART 2 Minimum age

    1. 6.Minimum age for fishermen

    2. 7.Young persons on night duty

  4. PART 3 Fishermen’s work agreements

    1. 8.Duty to enter into a fisherman’s work agreement

    2. 9.Content of fisherman’s work agreement

    3. 10.Documents

    4. 11.Foreign language fisherman’s work agreement

    5. 12.Payments under a fisherman’s work agreement

    6. 13.Account of payments

  5. PART 4 Repatriation

    1. 14.Duty to repatriate fishermen

    2. 15.Place for return

    3. 16.Scope of duty to repatriate

    4. 17.Duty pending repatriation

    5. 18.Prohibition on recovering costs from a fisherman

    6. 19.Secretary of State functions in the event of fishing vessel owner default

  6. PART 5 Crew accommodation, food and complaint procedure

    1. 20.Crew accommodation

    2. 21.Exemptions

    3. 22.Provision of food and drinking water

    4. 23.Organisation of catering facilities

    5. 24.Inspection of food and catering facilities

    6. 25.On-shore complaint procedure

  7. PART 6 Medical care

    1. 26.Fishing vessel owner duty to make provision for medical treatment for fishermen

  8. PART 7 Insurance

    1. 27.Fishing vessel owners to have insurance

  9. PART 8 Inspection of fishing vessels

    1. 28.Inspection of fishing vessels

  10. PART 9 Penalties

    1. 29.Penalties

    2. 30.Defence

  11. PART 10 Revocation

    1. 31.Revocation of Regulations

  12. PART 11 Review

    1. 32.Review

  13. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Fisherman’s Work Agreement

      1. 1.The fisherman’s family name and other names, date of birth...

      2. 2.The place at which and date on which the agreement...

      3. 3.The name of the fishing vessel or vessels and the...

      4. 4.The name of the employer, or fishing vessel owner, or...

      5. 5.The voyage or voyages to be undertaken, if this can...

      6. 6.The capacity in which the fisherman is to be employed...

      7. 7.If possible, the place at which and date on which...

      8. 8.The provisions to be supplied to the fisherman.

      9. 9.The amount of wages, or the amount of the share...

      10. 10.The termination of the agreement and the conditions thereof, namely—...

      11. 11.The protection that will cover the fisherman in the event...

      12. 12.The amount of paid annual leave or the formula used...

      13. 13.The health and social security coverage and benefits to be...

      14. 14.The fisherman’s entitlement to repatriation.

      15. 15.A reference to the collective bargaining agreement, where applicable.

      16. 16.The minimum periods of rest.

      17. 17.A declaration by the fishing vessel owner and the fisherman...

  14. Explanatory Note

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