|Name:||Merchant Shipping Act 1958 (No. 44 of 1958).|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Printed separately, 108 p.
|Bibliography:||Printed separately, 108 p.
India Code Information System (INCODIS) Ministry of Law and Justice, India (consulted on 2006-05-15)
Legislation on-line Ministry of Labour and Employment, india PDF (consulted on 2013-07-31)
|Abstract/Citation:||Establishes a National Shipping Board and a Shipping Development Fund, provides for registration of Indian ships, certification of officers, apprenticeships, employment offices, employment of young persons, rights relating to wages, relief of distressed seamen, safety consderations, and other related matters. Repeals the Merchant Shipping Laws (Extension To Acceding States and Amendment) Act, 1949 (No. 18 of 1949).|