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  1. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Small Vessel Safety)(Amendment) Regulations, 2005 (No. R 564). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-17 | ZAF-2005-R-72318

    Amends annex 2 of the Merchant Shipping (Small Vessel Safety) Regulations, 2002, concerning life jakets and floatation devices.

  2. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Eyesight and Medical Examination) Regulations, 2004 (No. R. 1197). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-10-15 | Date of entry into force: 2004-11-01 | ZAF-2004-R-74093

    Part 1 - Introductory
    Part 2 - Medical Fitness
    Part 3 - Colour and Form Vision
    Part 4 - Supplementary
    Part 5 - Annexes
    Also amends the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations, 1999 (No. R. 20772) of 30 December 1999, as amended by Government Notice No. R 502 of 26 April 2002 with respect to medical fitness and eyesight.

  3. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Small Vessel Safety) Regulations, 2002. - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-04-26 | ZAF-2002-R-72319

  4. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendment of the Life-saving Equipment Regulations (R. 610).

    Adoption: 1999-05-14 | ZAF-1999-R-53882

    Amends the Life-saving Equipment Regulations, 1968 (No. R. 141 of 2 February 1968). Requires ships which travel beyond 40 degrees North or South latitude to carry an immersion suit, and sets forth required specifications for immersion suits.

  5. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (ISM Code) Regulations, 1998 (No. R. 1012).

    Adoption: 1998-08-07 | ZAF-1998-R-50781

    Requires ships to implement the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention.

  6. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SAMSA Regulations, 1998 (No. R 505).

    Adoption: 1998-04-03 | ZAF-1998-R-49732

    Regulates the detention of ships.

  7. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Shipping General Amendment Act, 1997 (No. 23 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-07-18 | ZAF-1997-L-47640

    Amends the Merchant Shipping Act, 1951, Marine Traffic Act, 1981, Prevention and Combatting of Pollution of the Sea by Oil Act, 1981, Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1986, International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties Act, 1987, and the Maritime Zones Act, 1994. Inter alia, the amendments regard reporting of accidents and casualties, powers of investigation and detention of ships in case of occupational accident, and safety zones around oil rigs.

  8. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Maritime Occupational Safety Regulations, 1994 (No. R. 1904 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-11-11 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | ZAF-1994-R-40065

    Consists of 5 Chapters. Chapter I relates to definitions, application, duties of employers and safety equipment and facilities to be provided by the employer. Chapter II provides for safety provisions for staff on board ship, appliances and equipment.

  9. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Amendment Act, 1992 (Act No. 18)

    Adoption: 1992-03-03 | ZAF-1992-L-29279

    An Act amending the Merchant Shipping Act of 1991. It excludes the former territory of South West Africa, now Namibia, from coverage of the Act; it makes new arrangements in connection with the disposal of the property of deceased seamen; it makes further safety requirements for ships; it makes further reporting requirements in case of accidents on ships; it extends certain judicial powers in relation to ship-board accidents; it provides for the appointment of various safety authorities; etc.

  10. South Africa - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Proclamation: addition of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1973, as a Schedule to the Merchant Shipping Act 1951 (Act 57 of 1951). No. R. 71.

    Adoption: 1984-04-27 | ZAF-1984-L-693

    The Convention, set out in the Schedule to the Proclamation, becomes the Fifth Schedule of the said Act.


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