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

Country/Territory
Antigua and Barbuda
Document type
Legislation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Gazette of 2006, pp. 1-6.
Long title
An Act to amend the Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 2006 so as to provide increased penalties for offences under the Act, to introduce new offences for non-compliance with the terms of the Act, to increase the rime limit within which proceedings for offences must be brought, to a new matters on which regulations, rules and directives may be made, to increase the minimum age at which children may be employed as seafarers and for incidental and connected matters
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 amends the Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 2006 in provisions concerning the nationality and identification of Antigua and Barbuda ships and the employment on board of ships. The Act increases penalties imposed by the principal Act in relation with unlawful assumption of the Antigua and Barbuda identity by foreign ships or concealment of identity by a ship registered in Antigua and Barbuda.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Amends

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