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Name: Shipping Act, 2004 (Act No. 11 of 2004).
Country: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-06-22
Entry into force:
ISN: VCT-2004-L-73749
Bibliography: Shipping Act, 2004., 2004, Government Printer, Government Printing Office, Campden Park, St Vincent and the Grenadines
Act on-line Act on-line Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Maritime Administration PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2009-06-15)
Abstract/Citation: Part I - Preliminary
Part II - Restriction on the operation of ships
Part III - Registration of ships
Part IV - National character and flag
Part V - Proprietary interests in registered ships
Part VI - Masters and seafarers (includes provisions on recruitment, wages, safety, health and welfare, manning qualifications and training)
Part VII - Prevention of collisions and safety of navigation
Part VIII - Safety of life at sea
Part IX - Safety of submersibles
Part X - Loadlines
Part XI - Carriage of bulk cargoes and dangerous cargoes
Part XII - Unsafe ships
Part XIII - Wreck and salvage
Part XIV - Control of and returns as to persons on ships
Part XV - Maritime security
Part XVI - Liability of ship owners and others
Part XVII - Liability of ship owners and others: Limitation and division of liability for maritime claims
Part XVIII - Enforcement officers and powers
Part XIX - Inquiries and investigations into marine causalities
Part XX - Legal proceedings
Part XXI - Supplemental

Repeals the Merchant Shipping Act and the Wrecks and Salvage Act.
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