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Name: Merchant Shipping Act, 1981 (No. 33 of 1981).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1981-12-23
Entry into force:
ISN: IRL-1981-L-85904
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Irish Statute Book, Ireland PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-02-01)
Abstract/Citation: Gives effect to the International Convention on Safety of Life at Sea, signed in London on the 1st November 1974. Amends and extends the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1979.

1. Interpretation.
2. Modifications of Act of 1952 and Act of 1966 for purposes of Convention of 1974.
3. Amendment of Merchant Shipping Acts in consequence of amendment of Convention of 1974.
4. Offence in respect of dangerously unsafe ship.
5. Nautical publications.
6. Amendment of section 427 of Principal Act.
7. Amendment of section 271 (2) of Principal Act.
8. Amendment of section 692 of Principal Act.
9. Fines under section 21 of Merchant Shipping Act, 1906, increased.
10. Amendment of section 18 (2) of Act of 1952.
11. Amendment of section 19 of Act of 1952.
12. Amendment of section 4 (4) of Act of 1966.
13. Transitional provisions.
14. Repeal.
15. Short title, commencement, collective citation and construction.
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