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The Hovercraft (Application of Enactments) Order 1989

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and revocation

  3. 2.Inquiries and investigations into Hovercraft Casualties

  4. 3.Prevention of Pollution by Hovercraft

  5. 4.Safety Regulations

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. PART A modifications of the provisions of the merchant shipping act 1970 applied by article 2

        1. (1).For section 55(1) substitute the following subsections (1) and (2),...

        2. (2).In the subsection renumbered (3), for the words “the preceding...

        3. (3).In section 56(1), omit the words “and, if any question”...

        4. (4).Omit section 56(4).

        5. (5).In section 57(4), omit the words “have decided to cancel...

        6. (6).In section 58(1), omit the words “inquiries under sections 52...

      2. PART B modifications of the merchant shipping (formal investigations) rules 1985applied by article 2

        1. (1).In rules 2(1), 4(1) and 7(6), for the word “shipping”,...

        2. (2).In rule 2(1) in the definition of “an incident” for...

        3. (3).In rule 4(1), omit paragraphs (3) and (4).

        4. (4).In rule 10, omit the second sentence.

        5. (5).For rule 12 substitute— Result of Formal Investigation At the end of the formal investigation the wreck commissioner...

        6. (6).In the Schedule, omit the first four entries and in...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART A further modifications of the provisions of the preventionof oil pollution act 1971 applied by article 3

        1. (1).Omit section 7(2).

        2. (2).For section 24 substitute:— The provisions of this Act do not apply to military...

        3. (3).In section 30, omit subsections (2) to (5).

      2. PART B further modifications of the provisions of the merchant shipping (prevention of oil pollution) regulations 1983 applied by article 3

        1. (1).In regulation 1(2)— (a) omit the definition of “deadweight”;

        2. (2).In regulation 2(2) for the words “warship, naval auxiliary or...

        3. (3).In regulation 2, omit paragraph (4).

        4. (4).In regulation 4(1), for the words “and every other United...

        5. (5).In regulation 7— (a) in paragraph (1)(a), for the words...

        6. (6).In regulation 10, for paragraph (1) substitute— Every hovercraft to which these Regulations apply having a maximum...

        7. (7).In regulation 12, for paragraph (1) substitute— Subject to regulation 11, and to paragraph (1A) below, this...

        8. (8).In regulation 14— (a) for paragraph (1) substitute— Every hovercraft having a maximum operational weight of 150tonnes or...

        9. (9).In regulation 16— (a) in paragraph (2)(a), for the words...

        10. (10).In regulation 25(1), for the words “Every ship of 400GRT...

        11. (11).In regulation 33(2), for the words “sections 460(1)” to “to...

        12. (12).In Appendices II and IV of Schedule 1 and in...

      3. PART C further modification of the provisions of the merchant shipping (reporting of pollution incidents) regulations 1987 applied by article 3

        1. In regulation 3(1)c), omit the words “or Part II of...

  7. Explanatory Note

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