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

Country/Territory
Antigua and Barbuda
Document type
Legislation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to to amend the Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 2006 No.1 of 2006.
Subject
Fisheries, Sea, Environment gen.
Keyword
Marine pollution Fishing vessel Navigation Registration Oil pollution Liability/compensation International agreement-implementation Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Americas, Caribbean, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act amends the Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 2006 in respect of, among other things registration of ships and the implementation in Antigua and Barbuda of the Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001, the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships, 2001, the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004, the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976, as a

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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, International agreement-implementation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Dispute settlement, Air quality/air pollution, Endangered species, Enforcement/compliance

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001394)

Implements treaty

Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Maritime zone, Liability/compensation, Law reform/harmonization/deregulation, Navigation, Special fund, Jurisdictional competence, Transport/storage

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000117)

Implements treaty

International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Marine pollution, Vessel ownership, Oil pollution, Enforcement/compliance, Certification, Liability/compensation, Jurisdictional competence, Registration

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001377)

Implements treaty

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments

Treaty | Multilateral | London |

Keyword: Biodiversity, Hazardous substances, Marine pollution, Research, Environmental standards, Hazardous waste, Monitoring, EIA, Pollution control, Offences/penalties, Certification, Enforcement/compliance, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Dispute settlement, Survey/mapping, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Waste management, Alien species

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001412)