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

Country/Territory
Antigua and Barbuda
Document type
Legislation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Gazette No. 5 of 17 January 2008, pp. 1-8.
Long title
An Act to amend the Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 2006, so as to permit the Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping to establish offices outside of Antigua and Barbuda, to allow registration for ships under construction, to establish registration fees and criteria for the refund of fees, to extend to Antigua and Barbuda the provisions of Annex VI of the International Convention to Prevent Pollution from Ships, to revise the provisions relating to births and deaths at sea and for incidental and connected purposes.
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, among other things, the registration of ships, fees for registration, suspension of certificate if fees are not paid and in section 173 concerning the carrying into effect of international conventions in Antigua and Barbuda by replacing the numeral “V” with “VI”.

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