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Name: Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017 (c. 26).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment; Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-04-26
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2017-L-104504
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line, National Archives, United Kingdom PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-06-12)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to repeal sections 146(4) and 147(3) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994. These sections provided that a homosexual act could constitute grounds for dismissal of a crew member of a United Kingdom merchant ship.
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