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The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships) Regulations 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Ambulatory reference

    4. 4.Application

  3. PART 2 Discharge of Garbage

    1. 5.Prohibition on the discharge of garbage

    2. 6.Mixed garbage

    3. 7.Restriction on United Kingdom ships entering the Antarctic area

    4. 8.Exceptions

  4. PART 3 Solid Bulk Cargoes

    1. 9.Declaration regarding solid bulk cargoes

  5. PART 4 Placards, Garbage Management and Garbage Record-Keeping

    1. 10.Placards

    2. 11.Garbage management plan

    3. 12.Garbage record keeping

    4. 13.Entries in garbage record books

    5. 14.Exemptions from regulations 12 and 13

    6. 15.Log-books

  6. PART 5 Enforcement

    1. 16.Inspection of ships

    2. 17.General provisions on detention

    3. 18.Power for a harbour master to detain a ship

    4. 19.Duty of a harbour master to report deficient ships

    5. 20.Right of appeal and compensation

    6. 21.Offences

    7. 22.Defences

    8. 23.Restriction on jurisdiction over offences outside United Kingdom limits

    9. 24.Suspension of proceedings at flag State request

    10. 25.Service of documents on foreign companies

    11. 26.Enforcement and application of fines

  7. PART 6 Review

    1. 27.Review of the Regulations

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      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...

  9. Explanatory Note

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