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  1. Mauritius - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Piracy and Maritime Violence Act 2011 (No. 39 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-15 | MUS-2011-L-92106

    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation
    3. Piracy and maritime attack
    4. Hijacking and destroying ships
    5. Endangering safe navigation
    6. Master's power of delivery
    7. Jurisdiction
    8. Arrangements for handing over and transfer of suspected persons
    9. Forfeiture
    10. Regulations
    11. Consequential amendments
    12. Commencement

  2. Mauritius - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Regulations 2009 (GN No. 105 of 2009). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2009-08-26 | MUS-2009-R-82671

    Provides all the modalities for registering ships under the 2007 Act.

  3. Mauritius - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2009 (GN No. 58 of 2009). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-06-05 | MUS-2009-R-82684

    Sets out in the Schedule the Fees needed for the registration of ships.

  4. Mauritius - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Ships' General Practitioners) Regulations 2009 (GN No. 57 of 2009). - Legislation

    Adoption: 2009-06-05 | MUS-2009-R-82714

    Provides that "Where there are more than 100 persons on board of a Mauritius ship, the owner shall employ a general practitioner on board of that ship" (Article 3). Made under section 228 of the Act.

  5. Mauritius - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Seafarers' Welfare Fund Act 2008 (Act No. 19 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-07-20 | Date of entry into force: 2008-12-01 | MUS-200-L-80500

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - The Fund
    Part III - Administration
    Part IV - Financial Provisions and Accounts
    Part V - Miscellaneous
    Repeals the Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Welfare Fund) Regulations 2002 made under the Merchant Shipping Act.

    Proclaimed by [Proclamation No. 20 of 2008] w.e.f 1st December 2008.

  6. Mauritius - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Act 2007 (Act No. 26 of 2007). - Legislation

    Adoption: 2007-12-07 | MUS-2007-L-78734

    Part I - Introductory
    Part II - Administration
    Part III - Registration of Ships
    Part IV - Engagement, Discharge and Welfare of Seamen
    Sub-Part I - General
    Sub-Part II - Engagement, wages and discharge
    Sub-Part III - Safety, health and welfare
    Part V - Safety of Navigation
    Part VI - Wreck and Salvage
    Part VII - Control of and Returns on Persons on Ships
    Part VIII - Carriage of Passengers and Luggage
    Part IX - Limitation and Division of Liability for Maritime Claims
    Part X - Piracy, Hijacking and other Offences
    Part XI - Legal Proceedings
    Part XII - Miscellaneous

  7. Mauritius - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Welfare Fund) (Amendment) Regulations 2007. - Supreme Court of Mauritius

    Adoption: 2007-03-29 | MUS-2007-R-76338

    Replaces paragraph 5(1)(e) of the Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Welfare Fund) Regulations 2002.

  8. Mauritius - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Welfare Fund) (Amendmentment) Regulations 2006 (G.N. No. 49 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-05-23 | MUS-2006-R-73888

    Amends Regulation 5(1) of the Merchant Shipping (Seafarer's Welfare Fund) Regulations 2002 concerning the addition of a new paragraph (g) on representatives of an association of retired seafarers.

  9. Mauritius - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Maritime Zones Act 2005 (Act No. 2 of 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-02-28 | MUS-2005-L-82676

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - UNCLOS to have Force of Law in Mauritius
    Part III - Baselines
    Part IV - Territorial Sea, Internal Sea, Historic Waters and Archipelagic waters
    Part V - Contiguous Zone
    Part VI - Exclusive Economic Zone
    Part VII - Continental Shelf
    Part VIII - Marine Scientific Research
    Part IX - Underwater Cultural Heritage
    Part X - Miscellaneous

  10. Mauritius - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Hours of Work and Watchkeeping) Regulations 2002 (No. 155 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-03-22 | MUS-2002-R-63381

    Made under Merchant Shipping Act 1986. Inter alia provides for Safe Manning Document; general duty of company, employers and masters in respect of safety of ship; record keeping; rest periods and hours of work; watchkeeping arrangements; carriage of documents; inspection of non-Mauritius ships; and power to detain.

  11. Mauritius - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations, 2000 (No. 126 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-07-13 | MUS-2000-R-57615

    Establishes minimum requirements for certificates of various categories of shipping personnel. Also makes provision for recognition of certificate, rights conferred by certificate, transitional certificate, loss of certificate, and some related matters.

  12. Mauritius - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 1989. No. 5.

    Adoption: 1989-04-14 | MUS-1989-L-8637

    Certain amendments to the Merchant Shipping Act 1986 in respect of definitions, penalties etc.

  13. Mauritius - Seafarers - Law, Act

    The Merchant Shipping Act 1986. No. 28.

    Adoption: 1986-07-28 | MUS-1986-L-2958

    This comprehensive Act amends and consolidates the law relating to merchant shipping, and repeals a series of prior enactments. It governs ship registration, powers of inspectors and surveyors, wrecks and salvages, inquiries and legal proceedings, inter alia. Part IV (The Crew) contains provisions on certificates of competency and manning, apprenticeship, engagement and discharge of seafarers, payment of wages, provisions and health, discipline, relief and repatriation, etc. Part V encompasses various rules regarding safety precautions. S. 201 of this Act provides that the Labour Act (LS 1975 - Maur. 1) shall not apply to seafarers; s. 7(2)(c) of the Labour Act (employment of young persons on board ship) is deleted accordingly.


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