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The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution from Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations 2018

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, amendments and revocations

    2. 2.Transitional provision

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.Ambulatory reference

    5. 5.Application

    6. 6.Exemptions

    7. 7.Equivalents

  3. PART 2

    1. 8.Relevant requirements

    2. 9.Initial surveys of United Kingdom NLS ships

    3. 10.Renewal surveys of United Kingdom NLS ships

    4. 11.Annual surveys of United Kingdom NLS ships

    5. 12.Intermediate surveys of United Kingdom NLS ships

    6. 13.Responsibilities of the owner and master of an NLS ship

    7. 14.Additional surveys of United Kingdom NLS ships

    8. 15.Certification of United Kingdom NLS ships by UK authorities

    9. 16.Survey and certification of United Kingdom NLS ships by other Contracting States

    10. 17.Survey and certification of non-United Kingdom NLS ships by the Secretary of State

    11. 18.Duration and validity of NLS certificates

    12. 19.Extension of periods of validity of NLS certificates

    13. 20.Procedure to be adopted when a ship is deficient

    14. 21.Prohibition on non-United Kingdom NLS ships proceeding to sea

    15. 22.Arbitration

    16. 23.Miscellaneous provisions relating to NLS certificates

  4. PART 3

    1. 24.Control of discharges of Noxious Liquid Substances from ships

    2. 25.Unloading arrangements

    3. 26.Prohibition on the carriage and discharge of unassessed liquid substances

    4. 27.Loading and carriage in bulk of noxious liquid substances

    5. 28.Procedures and Arrangements Manual

    6. 29.Cargo Record Book

    7. 30.Marine Pollution Emergency Plan

  5. PART 4

    1. 31.Application of Polar Code to NLS ships

  6. PART 5

    1. 32.Inspection of ships

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

    3. 34.Detention of ships

    4. 35.Power for harbour master to detain

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

    6. 37.Right of appeal and compensation

    7. 38.Offences

    8. 39.Service of documents on foreign companies

    9. 40.Enforcement and application of fines

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

    11. 42.Suspension of proceedings at flag State request

    12. 43.Defences

    13. 44.Review

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Amendments and Revocations

      1. PART 1 Amendments

        1. 1.The Merchant Shipping (Reporting Requirements for Ships Carrying Dangerous or Polluting Goods) Regulations 1995

        2. 2.The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Port Waste Reception Facilities) Regulations 2003

        3. 3.The Merchant Shipping (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements) Regulations 2004

        4. 4.The Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2006

        5. 5.The Merchant Shipping (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) Regulations 2015

      2. PART 2 Revocations

  8. Explanatory Note

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