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Name: Merchant Shipping Act 2002 (No. 35:20002).
Country: United Kingdom - Bermuda
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002-12-18
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2002-L-72430
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Bermuda, Government of Bermuda PDF of Act as consolidated to Act 2016:29 PDF of Act as consolidated to Act 2016:29 (consulted on 2013-03-18)
Abstract/Citation: Consolidates the Merchant Shipping Acts 1894 to 1988 and other enactment relating to merchant shipping. Part V deals with Masters and Seamen and includes provisions on engagement and discharge of crews (sections 38-42); wages (sections 43-54); safety, health and welfare (sections 55-58); manning, qualifications, training and uniform (sections 59-71); disciplinary offences (section 72); disqualification of seamen and inquiries (sections 73-80); civil liability of seamen for offences (sections 81-83; relief and repatriation and relief costs (section 84-86); documentation (sections 87-91). Part VI deals with safety including safety and health on ships.
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