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Name: Ghana Shipping Act 2003 (Act No. 645).
Country: Ghana
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-07-03
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2003-07-11
ISN: GHA-2003-L-70476
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2003-07-11
Printed separately, 2003, Government Printer, Assembly Press, Accra, Ghana
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Abstract/Citation: Part IV regulates the engagement and welfare of seafarers, in particualr with respect to crew agreements, wages, occupational safety and health, required provisions and water on board, protection of seafarers from imposition and relief and repatriation. Part VII regulates safety of life at sea. The Act applies to Ghanian ships wherever they may be and other ships wihile in a port or place in or within the territorial and other waters of Ghana (Section 480).
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