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Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 2006 (No. 1 of 2006).

Country/Territory
Antigua and Barbuda
Document type
Legislation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Gazette No. 19 of 6 April 2006, Supplement, pp. 1-161.
Long title
An Act to consolidate and modernise the Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, Cap. 28; to provide for the better implementation of international maritime conventions and agreements to which Antigua and Barbuda is a party; and for matters connected with and incidental to the foregoing.
Subject
Fisheries, Sea, Environment gen.
Keyword
Marine pollution Fishing vessel Registration Data collection/reporting Marking/identification Navigation Oil pollution Liability/compensation
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, North Atlantic, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act lays down rules relative to the registration of ships in Antigua and Barbuda and provides for matters relative to navigation by Antigua and Barbuda ships, the prevention of pollution by ships, the liability for pollution and various other matters relative to ownership and other rights on ships, enforcement and administration of provisions of this Act. The Act consists of 292 sections divided into 13 Parts.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Repeals

Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 1985 (No. 1 of 1985).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 1986 (1992)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Fishing vessel, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Marking/identification, Navigation, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Shipping (Small Commercial Vessels) Regulations, 2008 (No. 31 of 2008).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2008

Keyword: Fishing vessel, Navigation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Shipping (Port State Control) Regulations, 2008 (No. 32 of 2008).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2008

Keyword: Marine pollution, Navigation, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Shipping (Survey) Regulations, 2008 (No. 30 of 2008).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2008

Keyword: Marine pollution, Navigation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Regulations, 2011 (S.I. No. 52 of 2011).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2011

Keyword: Fishing vessel, Marking/identification, Navigation, Registration, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Merchant Shipping (Vessels in Commercial Use for Sport or Pleasure) Regulations, 2011 (S.I. No. 49 of 2011).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Fishing vessel, Navigation, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2006 (No. 9 of 2006).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2006

Keyword: Marine pollution, Fishing vessel, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Marking/identification, Navigation, Oil pollution, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2007 (No. 12 of 2007).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2007

Keyword: Marine pollution, Fishing vessel, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Marking/identification, Navigation, Oil pollution, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2014 (No. 15 of 2014).

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2015

Keyword: Marine pollution, Fishing vessel, Navigation, Registration, Oil pollution, Liability/compensation, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

The Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, no. 24 of 2020.

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2020

Keyword: Inspection, International relations/cooperation, Marine pollution, Offences/penalties, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act No. 31 of 2017.

Legislation | Antigua and Barbuda | 2017

Keyword: Certification, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX