|Name:||Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipowners and Others) Act, 1996 (No. 35 of 1996).|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Act on-line Irish Statute Book, Ireland PDF (consulted on 2011-02-01)
|Abstract/Citation:||An Act to give the force of law to the Convention On Limitation Of Liability For Maritime Claims, 1976, done at London on the 19th day of November, 1976, the Convention Relating To The Carriage Of Passengers And Their Luggage By Sea, 1974, done at Athens on the 13th day of December, 1974, as amended by the protocol thereto done at London on the 19th day of November, 1976, the International Convention For The Unification Of Certain Rules Of Law Relating To Bills Of Lading done at Brussels on the 25th day of august, 1924, as amended by the Protocols thereto done at Brussels on the 23rd day of February, 1968, and the 21st day of December, 1979, respectively, and to provide for related matters.
The Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1993, and this Act may be cited together as the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1996, and shall be construed together as one.