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  1. Nigeria - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Act, 2007 (No. 27 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-28 | NGA-2007-L-79929

    Part I - Administration of the Act
    Part II - Restriction on Trading in Nigeria
    Part III - Registration and Licensing of Ships
    Part IV - Mortgages
    Part V - Certifications of Sale
    Part VI - Maritime Liens
    Part VII - Transfers and Transmissions
    Part VIII - Certificate of Competency of Masters and Crew
    Part IX - Employment of Seamen
    Part X - Welfare of Seamen
    Part XI - Registers
    Part XII - Safety of Life at Sea
    Part XIII - Construction of Ships
    Part XIV - Radio Rules
    Part XV - Safety Provisions for Miscellaneous Vessels
    Part XVI - Safety of Navigation
    Part XVII - Unseaworthy ships
    Part XVIII - Load Lines
    Part XIX - Carriage of Bulk Cargoes
    Part XX - Dangerous Goods
    Part XXI - Tonnage Measurement
    Part XXII - Passenger Ships
    Part XXIII - Prevention of Pollution from Ships
    Part XXIV - Liability in Collision Cases
    Part XXV - Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
    Part XXVI - Wrecks
    Part XXVII - Assistance and Salvage of Vessels
    Part XXVIII - Legal Proceedings
    Part XXIX - Investigations and Inquiries into Shipping Casualties
    Part XXX - Subsidiary Legislation
    Part XXXI - Repeals and Transitional [Repeals the Merchant Shipping Act, 1990]

  2. Nigeria - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Act, 2007 (Act No. 17). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-25 | NGA-2007-L-79932

    Provides for the promotion of maritime safety and security, protection in the maritime environment, shipping registration and commercial shipping, registration and regulation of maritime labour and the establishment of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency. Repeals the Nigerian Shipping Policy Act Cap. 279 LFN, 1990; Nigerian Maritime Labour Act 2003; section 288 of the Merchant Shipping Act. Cap. 224 LFN, 1990; and Merchant Shipping (Delegation of Powers) Notice under section 395 of the Merchant Shipping Act, Cap. 224.

  3. Nigeria - Seafarers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Guidelines on Implementation of Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act, 2003 (Revised 2007).

    Adoption: 2007-04 | NGA-2007-M-79913

    Provides guidelines for the cabotage administration.

  4. Nigeria - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Nigerian Maritime Labour Act, 2003 (Act No. 10 of 2003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-06-25 | NGA-2003-L-87603

    Part I - Establishment of the Joint Maritime Labour Industrial Council and its Functions
    Part II - Staff of the Council
    Part III - Financial Provisions
    Part IV - Registration of Dock Workers, Stevedoring Companies, Terminal Operators
    Part V - Registration of Seafarers and Seafarer Employers
    Part VI - Obligations of Registered Dock Workers, Seafarers, Stevedoring Companies, Jetty and Terminal Operators
    Part VII - Conditions of Service of Dock Workers and Seafarers
    Part VIII - Establishment of Maritime Labour Monitoring Committee etc.
    Part IX - Establishment of a Pool of Dock Workers and Seafarers
    Part X - Establishment of Maritime Labour Welfare Disengagement Fund
    Part XI - Legal Proceedings
    Part XII - Miscellaneous

    Repeals the Nigerian Dock Labour Act (Act No. 37 of 1999)

  5. Nigeria - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act 2003 (No. 5 of 2003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-04-30 | NGA-2003-L-79931

    Restricts the use of Foreign Vessels in Domestic Coastal Trade, promotes the development of Indigenous Tonnage and establishes a Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund.

  6. Nigeria - Seafarers - Law, Act

    National Shipping Policy Act (No. 10 of 1987) (Chapter 279).

    Adoption: 1987-04-30 | NGA-1987-L-52894

  7. Nigeria - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Fire Appliances) Rules 1967 (L.N. 76 of 1967).

    Adoption: 1967-05-08 | Date of entry into force: 1966-02-28 | NGA-1967-R-49702

    Repeals the Merchant Shipping (Fire Appliances) Rules 1963 (L.N. No. 63/1963). Made under the Merchant Shipping Act (No. 30 of 1962).

  8. Nigeria - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances) Rules 1967 (L.N. 72 of 1967).

    Adoption: 1967-05-08 | Date of entry into force: 1967-05-08 | NGA-1967-R-49703

    Made under the Merchant Shipping Act 1962.

  9. Nigeria - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Provident Fund (Seamen) Regulations (L.N. 158 of 1962) (Chapter 273).

    Adoption: 1962-11-22 | NGA-1962-R-52892


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