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Name: Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) Ordinance (44 of 1995) (Cap. 478).
Country: China
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1995-06-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Hong Kong Government Gazette, Legal Supplement No. 1, 1995-06-16, Vol. CXXXVII, No. 24, pp. A824-A1029
ISN: CHN-1995-L-41417
Bibliography: Hong Kong Government Gazette, Legal Supplement No. 1, 1995-06-16, Vol. CXXXVII, No. 24, pp. A824-A1029
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Hong Kong E-Legislation (HKeL), Department of Justice, China, SAR Hong Kong PDF of Ordinance in English as amended to 1/12/2016 PDF of Ordinance in English as amended to 1/12/2016 (consulted on 2017-03-09)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes a Seafarers' Authority, a Mercantile Marine Office and Seafarers' Advisory Board, as well as a Seafarers' Appeals Board. Provides for the registration of seafarers and the maintanence of employment registration books. Regulates the control of the supply, selection, employment and discharge of registered seafarers; the examination and certification of officers; and the health, safety and welfare of seafarers.
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