Ecolex Logo
The gateway to
environmental law
Search results » Legislation

Merchant Shipping (Registration of Foreign Vessels) Amendment Act 2015 (No. 331 of 2015).

Country/Territory
Niue (New Zealand)
Document type
Legislation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the implementation of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007.
Subject
Environment gen., Fisheries, Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Offences/penalties Foreign fishing International agreement-implementation Oil pollution
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

This Act amends the Merchant Shipping (Registration of Foreign Vessels) Act 2012, which declares various maritime conventions to have the force of law in Niue. The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007 is added to the list of those Conventions. The Act also amends section 48, which empowers the Cabinet to make Regulations for the purposes of the implementation of any or all of the Conventions referred to in section 47 of the Act. Regulations made under section 48 may, to

Full text
English
Website
www.gov.nu

References - Legislation

Amends

Merchant Shipping (Registration of Foreign Vessels) Act (No. 316 of 2012).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2012

Keyword: Marine pollution, Foreign fishing, Registration, International organization, Fishing authorization, Internal trade, Institution, Oil pollution, International agreement-implementation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks

Treaty | Multilateral | Nairobi |

Keyword: Oil pollution, High seas, Wild fauna, Marine area, Marine fisheries, Marine pollution (ship-based sources), Wild flora, Hazardous substances, Marine pollution, Navigation

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-160031)