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Name: The Shipping (Medical Examination) Regulations, 1990 (LN 2/1990).
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Subject(s): Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1990-11-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, Legal Supplement Part B, 1991-01-21, 18, 7-32
ISN: TTO-1990-R-22582
Bibliography: Government Gazette, Legal Supplement Part B, 1991-01-21, 18, 7-32
Abstract/Citation: Made under section 146 of the Shipping Act, 1987. Only persons holding a valid medical fitness certificate may be employed on Trinidad and Tobago ships. Detailed provisions are made for the issue, period of validity, suspension and cancellation of such certificates and equivalent certificates; for the right to appeal against refusal to grant a certificate; for record-keeping and annual reporting obligations of medical practitioners; for inspection and detention of ships; etc. Seven schedules specify fees for medical examination, employment standards and administrative procedures, medical standards (detailed classification of disorders and diseases, including HIV infection and AIDS) and forms.
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