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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
Original source
Official Gazette No. 6 of 22 January 2015.
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 Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
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 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 amended by the Protocol of 1996 and the Maritime Labour Convention. The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 and the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976, as amended by the Protocol of 1996, the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships, 2001, and the Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 shall have the force of law in Antigua and Barbuda. Implementation concerns, among other things, port state measures (denial of entry into port, inspections) compliance duty and offences.

Full text
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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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX