|Name:||The Merchant Shipping Act, 2003 [No. 3 of 2003].|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Supplement to the Sierra Leone Gazette, 2003-07-10, Vol. CXXXIV, No. 33, pp. 1-141
|Bibliography:||Supplement to the Sierra Leone Gazette, 2003-07-10, Vol. CXXXIV, No. 33, pp. 1-141
Act online Sierra Leone Web, pp. 1-141 PDF (consulted on 2005-07-08)
|Abstract/Citation:||Comprehensive legislation on maritime matters that consolidates, with amendments, the laws relating to the registration of ships, the regulation of shipping, the maintenance of safety at sea and the marine environment.
Includes, inter alia, provisions on manning and certification, engagement and welfare of seamen, wages, occupational safety, provisions and water to be supplied, repatriation and safety of life at sea.