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  1. Barbados - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Marine Pollution Act, 1998 (Cap. 392A). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998 | BRB-1998-L-87108

    This Act makes provision for the control of marine pollution. Release of any pollutant into the environment which violates any of the provisions of this Act is declared an offence under section 3. The Head of the Environmental Engineering Division (called "the Director" in this Act) shall have extensive powers to control marine pollution and in this task shall be assisted by marine pollution control inspectors designated by the Minister under section 5. The Director shall investigate the marine environment and shall cause a register of pollutants to be maintained (sect. 4). Sections 9 to 12 deal with powers of enforcement of the Director, inspectors and magistrates. In exercise of their functions the Minister and the Director shall have regard to the coastal zone management plan adopted under the Coastal Zone Management Act. The Director shall investigate the environment in general, and in particular ascertain the extent of pollution for land-based sources, sea-bed activities, dumping, and airborne sources. This public officer shall cause a Register of Pollutants to be maintained and prepare and implement a programme for the reduction of pollutants pursuant to section 4. he shall be assisted by marine pollution inspectors appointed by the Minister under section 5. Regulation defines Regulation making powers the Minister (sect. 13). Penalties are prescribed in section 16.

  2. Barbados - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Shipping Corporations Act, 1996 (No. 14 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-08-26 | Date of entry into force: 1996-09-09 | BRB-1996-L-44891

    Covers registration, shareholding, management, take-over bids, insolvency and other related matters.

  3. Barbados - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Shipping Act. No. 15.

    Adoption: 1994-04-29 | BRB-1994-L-37728

    Consists of 9 Parts, 351 sections and 3 Schedules. Part II concerns the crew of a ship covered by this Act, and in particular provides for apprenticeship, employment of young persons, termination of employment and dismissal, protection of wages and leave and holidays.

  4. Barbados - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Shipping Act. No. 19.

    Adoption: 1981-04-30 | BRB-1981-L-11029

    An Act respecting ships, crews and safety at sea and for matters consequential, related or incidental thereto. Part II (ss.83-190):Crews;Part IV(ss.194-264): Safety.

  5. Barbados - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance and Social Security (Mariners and Airmen) Regulations, 1971 (S.I. No. 78 of 1971).

    Adoption: 1971-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 1971-01-04 | BRB-1971-R-59367

    Made under the National Insurance and Social Security Act 1966. Makes provision for special accident benefits to air transport workers (pilots, commanders, navigators, members of crew) and seafarers. Also provides for end of right of seafarers and air transport workers to receive payment of benefit.

  6. Barbados - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Insurance and Social Security (Classification) (Amendment) Regulations, 1971 (S.I. No. 80 of 1971).

    Adoption: 1971-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 1971-01-04 | BRB-1971-R-59368

    Amends National Insurance and Social Security (Classification) (Amendment) Regulations, 1967. Deals inter alia with employment under a contract of service as a master or member of the crew of a ship whose owner or manager has entered into an arrangement with the Board to treat such employment of a person ordinarily resident in Barbados as employment as an employed person.


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