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  1. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017 (c. 26). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-04-26 | GBR-2017-L-104504

    An Act to repeal sections 146(4) and 147(3) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. These sections provided that a homosexual act could constitute grounds for dismissal of a crew member of a United Kingdom merchant ship.

  2. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Electromagnetic Fields) Regulations 2016 (2016 No. 1026). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-21 | GBR-2016-R-108007

  3. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority Act 2016 (2016:29). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-07-12 | Date of entry into force: 2016-10-01 | GBR-2016-L-104791

    Establishes the Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority.

  4. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Regulations 2015 (BR 43 / 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-06-17 | GBR-2015-R-101690

  5. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Registration) (Amendment) Act 2014 (No. 16 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-08-18 | GBR-2014-L-100182

  6. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Registration) Act, 2013 (No. 23 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-01-06 | GBR-2014-L-100177

    Implements the registration and transfer of vessels and regulates the safety of lives at sea.

  7. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Inspections of Ships and Issue of Maritime Labour Certificates) Regulations 2013 (BR 121/2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-20 | GBR-2013-R-101689

  8. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Medical Certification of Seafarers) Regulations 2013 (BR 122 / 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-20 | GBR-2013-R-101692

  9. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Seafarers' Accommodation) Regulations 2013 (BR 123 / 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-20 | GBR-2013-R-101695

    The United Kingdom Merchant Shipping (Crew Accommodation) Regulations 1997, which were adopted in Bermuda by incorporating them into the 5th Schedule to the Merchant Shipping Act 1979, are superseded by these Regulations.

  10. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Minimum Age at Sea and Employment of Young Persons at Sea) Regulations 2013 (BR 104 / 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-12 | GBR-2013-R-101693

  11. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Repatriation) Regulations 2013 (BR 108 / 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-12 | GBR-2013-R-101694

  12. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Employment) Regulations 2013 (BR 107 / 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-12 | GBR-2013-R-101697

  13. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Wages) Regulations 2013 (BR 105 / 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-12 | GBR-2013-R-101698

  14. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Services (Maritime Labour Convention 2006) (Guernsey and Alderney) Ordinance, 2013 (No. XXVIII of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-10-30 | GBR-2013-L-101881

  15. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) Regulations 2013 (2013/120). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-08-20 | GBR-2013-L-96627

  16. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting and Investigation) Regulations 2012 (2012-013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-03-05 | GBR-2012-R-96629

    In exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 118(1)(c) of the Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Safety, etc.) Act 1993, and for the purpose of transposing into the law of Gibraltar Directive 2009/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 establishing the fundamental principles governing the investigation of accidents in the maritime transport sector and amending Council Directive 1999/35/EC and Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, the Government has made the following Regulations

  17. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Organisations for Inspection, Survey and Certification of Ships) Regulations 2011 (2011-158). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-09-22 | GBR-2011-R-96630

  18. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Hours of Rest) Regulations 2011 (BR 51/2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-09-20 | GBR-2011-R-92577

  19. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Manning of Ships) Regulations 2011 (BR 52/2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-09-20 | GBR-2011-R-92578

  20. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Biological Agents) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/323). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2010-02-18 | Date of entry into force: 2010-04-06 | GBR-2010-R-83114

    These Regulations implement, in relation to United Kingdom ships (as defined by regulation 2), Directive 2000/54/EC on the protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work (Official Journal No. L 262, 17/10/2000 p. 21).

  21. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Chemical Agents) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/330). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2010-02-18 | Date of entry into force: 2010-04-06 | GBR-2010-R-83115

    These Regulations implement, in relation to United Kingdom ships (as defined by regulation 2), Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work (Official Journal No. L 131, 5.5.1998, p. 11).

  22. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Work at Height) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/332). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2010-02-18 | Date of entry into force: 2010-04-06 | GBR-2010-R-83116

    These Regulations implement Council Directive 2001/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 June 2001, (O.J. L. 195, 19.7.2001, p. 46) amending Council Directive
    89/655/EEC concerning the minimum safety and health requirements for the use of work equipment by workers at work, (O.J. L. 393, 30.12.1989, p.1) (second individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) (O.J. L. 245, 26.8.1992, p.6) as it applies to the maritime sector.

  23. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2007 (c.4). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-07-11 | GBR-2007-L-77146

    Provides for the implementation of International Labour Organization Conventions that deal wholly or partly with maritime labour, as well as for the registration of vessels under construction and for the authorisation of representative persons.

  24. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Amendment Act 2007 (No. 17). - Laws of Bermuda

    Adoption: 2007-06-01 | GBR-2007-L-77812

    Amends sections 250-252 concerning the affirmative resolution procedure and repeals Schedule 8 of the 2002 Act.

  25. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Shipping (Employment of Young People) (Jersey) Order 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-02-23 | GBR-2007-R-98082

    1. Interpretation
    2. Application and exemptions
    3. People upon whom duties imposed
    4. General duties
    5. Rest periods for young people
    6. Health assessment
    7. Young people┐s medical certificates
    8. Record of young people
    9. Onus of proving what is reasonably practicable
    10. Inspection and detention of a Jersey ship
    11. Inspection, detention and other measures in respect of ships registered outside Jersey
    12. Enforcement of detention
    13. Compensation
    14. Citation

  26. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants)(Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.D. 896/06).

    Adoption: 2006-11-24 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | GBR-2006-R-77153

    Amends the Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants)(Amendment) Regulations 2006 so that dangerous goods and marine pollutants are shipped only in accordance with the IMDG Code 2004.

  27. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Port Security (Ascension) Ordinance, 2006 (No. 3 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-11-08 | Date of entry into force: 2006-11-08 | GBR-2006-R-75331

    Provides rules for access to the the pierhead in Georgetown and to vessels in the harbour under the International ship and Port Security Code.

  28. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Carriage of Cargoes) Regulations 2006 (S.D. No. 276/06).

    Adoption: 2006-04-25 | Date of entry into force: 2006-05-01 | GBR-2006-R-77152

    Gives effect to Chapter VII of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974 and its 1988 Protocol.

  29. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Pollution) Act 2006 (c.8). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-03-01 | GBR-2006-L-79613

    Section 1 enables an Order in Council to be made to implement revisions of the international arrangements relating to compensation for oil pollution from ships. Section 2 allows for the implementation of Annex VI of the MARPOL Convention (Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) by amending section 128(1) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (c.21) (MSA 1995). Section 3 amends and clarifies section 178(1) of the MSA 1995 relating to the limitation period for claiming compensation from the International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage.

  30. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Training, Certification, Manning and Watchkeeping) Regulations 2005 (BR 44/2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-10-03 | GBR-2005-L-92584

  31. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (S. R. and O. No. 15 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-09-09 | Date of entry into force: 2005-09-15 | GBR-2005-R-72426

    Replaces regulation 12(4) of the Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Regulations 2001.

  32. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Ships' Doctors) Regulations 2004 (BR 68/2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-10-08 | GBR-2004-R-92583

  33. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations 2004 (BR 52/2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-07-20 | GBR-2004-R-92576

  34. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards of Safety Communications) Regulations 2004 (BR 55/2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-07-20 | GBR-2004-R-92579

  35. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Act, 2004 (R.S.A. c. M82). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-06-22 | GBR-2004-L-68782

    Comprehensive legislation governing merchant shipping. Comprises 7 parts. Part 1 (s. 1) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 2-59) regulates registration of ships. Part 3 (s. 60-64) deals with national character and flag; Part 4 (s. 65) with proprietary interests in registered ships. Part 5 (s. 66-67) provides for safety and environmental protection. Part 6 (s. 68-100) makes provision for safety of life at sea. Part 7 (s. 101-102) contains supplemental provisions.

  36. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Special Measures to Enhance Maritime Security) Regulations 2004 (40/2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-06-21 | GBR-2004-R-92585

  37. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (No. 1469). - S.I. No. 1469 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-06-01 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-07 | GBR-2004-R-67843

    Amends Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002. Extends provisions relating to inspections of ships and rectification of deficiencies to ships not registered in the United Kingdom or other member States of the European Union.

  38. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Seafarers┐ Hours of Work and Medical Examination) Regulations, 2003 (2003-003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-03-01 | GBR-2003-R-96631

  39. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Act 2002 (No. 35:20002). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-12-18 | GBR-2002-L-72430

    Consolidates the Merchant Shipping Acts 1894 to 1988 and other enactment relating to merchant shipping. Part V deals with Masters and Seamen and includes provisions on engagement and discharge of crews (sections 38-42); wages (sections 43-54); safety, health and welfare (sections 55-58); manning, qualifications, training and uniform (sections 59-71); disciplinary offences (section 72); disqualification of seamen and inquiries (sections 73-80); civil liability of seamen for offences (sections 81-83; relief and repatriation and relief costs (section 84-86); documentation (sections 87-91). Part VI deals with safety including safety and health on ships.

  40. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 2125 of 2002). - S.I. No. 2125 of 2002

    Adoption: 2002-08-13 | Date of entry into force: 2002-09-07 | GBR-2002-R-68290

    Made under Merchant Shipping Act 1995. Requires employers to ensure seafarers have at least the specified minimum hours of rest. Also requires records to be kept of seafarers' daily hours of rest. Prohibits employment on a ship of a person under 16 years of age, and establishes seafarers' entitlement to annual leave.

  41. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Manning, Training, Certification and Related Seafarers' Matters) Regulations, 2002 (No. 7 of 2002). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-01-25 | GBR-2002-R-61267

    Made under Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Safety, etc.) Ordinance, 1993.Gives effect to International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers of 1978. Deals with various aspects of training and safety of seafarers, including safety manning document, familiarisation training, issue of various certificates of proficiency, and training requirements for different types of jobs.

  42. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Shipping (Jersey) Law 2002. - Revised edition and enacted laws

    Adoption: 2002 | Date of entry into force: 2004-06-01 | GBR-2002-L-71978

    Part 1 - Interpretation
    Part 2 - Jersey Ships
    Part 3 - Registration
    Part 4 - Masters and Seamen
    Part 5 - Safety
    Part 6 - Fishing Vessels
    Part 7 - Pollution
    Part 8 - Liability of Ship Owners and Others
    Part 9 - Salvage and Wreckage
    Part 10 - Enforcement Officers and Powers
    Part 11 - Accident investigations and Inquiries
    Part 12 - Legal Proceedings
    Part 13 - Supplemental
    Repeals the Merchant Shipping Act 1894, the Merchant Shipping (Liabilitiy of Ship Owners and others) Act 1900, the Merchant Shipping Act 1906 and the Maritime Conventions Act 1911.

  43. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping Ordinance 2001 (No. 15 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-09-26 | GBR-2001-R-60185

    Applies Parts I and II of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 as law of the Falkland Islands in place of Part I of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894. Makes provision for form in which provisions of the 1995 Act shall have effect in the Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands registration, form in which sections 259 to 266 of the 1995 Act shall have effect in the Falkland Islands, form in which Section 313 of the 1995 Act shall have effect in the Falkland Islands, and form in which Schedule 1 to the 1995 Act shall apply to the Falkland Islands. Repeals Merchant Shipping (Registry) Ordinance and Merchant Shipping (Transfer of Functions) Ordinance.

  44. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Seamen's Discipline Act (R.S.A. c. M80). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-12-15 | GBR-2000-L-104788

    Sets out penalties for seamen who refuse without reasonable cause to join their vessel or who, while on the vessel, is so drunk that they cannot perform their normal duties.

  45. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Medical Stores) Regulations 2000 (No. 4 of 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-01-06 | GBR-2000-R-56402

    Requires vessels other than pleasure vessels used for non-commercial purposes to carry on board medical stores. Provides for packaging and labelling containers, storage of medicines, carriage of guides, inspection of medicines and medical stores, inspection and detention of vessels, as well as for related matters.

  46. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations, 1999 (No. 1957 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 1999-08-05 | GBR-1999-R-59897

    Implements Council Directive 96/98/EC on Marine Equipment. Provides that equipment to be placed on board UK ships and other ships of specified classes shall comply with the applicable standards of relevant international conventions. Also makes provision for assessment of compliance and for sanctions in case of breach of regulations.

  47. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Ordinance 1998 (No. 24 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-11-24 | GBR-1998-R-51606

    Repeals s. 47 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 and s. 50 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1906 in their application to the Falkland Islands.

  48. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Employment of Young Persons) Regulations 1998. (S.I. 1998 No. 2411). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-09-24 | GBR-1998-R-71419

    Gives effect to the Council Directive 94/33/EC on the protection of young people at work and in part to the Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 147). Defines young persons as those under 18 years but over the compulsory leaving age. The employer is to take appropriate measures to protect young persons at work including making an assessment of the risks to their health and safety. They are to inform young workers of hazards and ensure that they are not engaged in certain specified work.

  49. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Gibraltar Merchant Shipping (Ship Registration) Regulations 1997 (No. 158 of 1997). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-12-22 | GBR-1997-R-49090

  50. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations 1997 (S.I. 1997/2962). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1997-12-17 | GBR-1997-R-83117

    The Regulations revoke and replace The Merchant Shipping (Health and Safety: General Duties) Regulations 1984 (SI 1984/408), and The Merchant Shipping (Safety Officials and Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences) Regulations 1982 (SI 1982/987), which gave effect in part to The Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention 1976 (International Labour Organization Convention 147).

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