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Name: Maritime Safety Administration Act 2009 (Act No. 6 of 2009).
Country: Solomon Islands
Subject(s): Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-04-02
Entry into force:
ISN: SLB-2009-L-85454
Bibliography: Act on-line [large file] Act on-line [large file] National Parliament of the Solomon Islands, PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-12-03)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes the Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration Authority, sets out its powers and functions, which include the application and administration of the Shipping Act 1998, and provides for the management of maritime infrastructures and implementation of maritime conventions and agreements. Repeals the following:
- the Shipping Act (Cap. 163) (No. 16 of 1966) upon notice by the Minister in the Gazette;
- the Merchant Shipping (Fees) Act, 1913;
- the Light Dues and Harbours Act, 1923; and
- the Seamen Discipline (Admiralty Transport) Act, 1918

The following Regulations remain in force following the repeal of the Shipping Act:
- the Shipping Regulations;
- the Shipping (Dangerous Goods) Regulations;
- the Shipping (Notifications) Regulations, 1997 (LN 73/97); and
- the Maritime Security Regulations 2004 (LN 145/06).
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