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  1. Trinidad and Tobago - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Shipping (Medical Examination) (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 (LN 80/2002).

    Adoption: 2002 | TTO-2002-R-73926

  2. Trinidad and Tobago - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Shipping (Medical Examination) Regulations, 1990 (LN 2/1990).

    Adoption: 1990-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 1991-01-01 | TTO-1990-R-22582

    Made under section 146 of the Shipping Act, 1987. Only persons holding a valid medical fitness certificate may be employed on Trinidad and Tobago ships. Detailed provisions are made for the issue, period of validity, suspension and cancellation of such certificates and equivalent certificates; for the right to appeal against refusal to grant a certificate; for record-keeping and annual reporting obligations of medical practitioners; for inspection and detention of ships; etc. Seven schedules specify fees for medical examination, employment standards and administrative procedures, medical standards (detailed classification of disorders and diseases, including HIV infection and AIDS) and forms.

  3. Trinidad and Tobago - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Shipping (Registration of Ships) Regulations 1987 (LN 223/1987).

    Adoption: 1987-12-05 | TTO-1987-R-6238

    Issued under the Shipping Act 1987, which entered into force on 3 Dec. 1987, pursuant to the Proclamation of that date (ibid., Legal Notice No. 220, p. 575). Inter alia, the Regulations provide for registration in case of alterations involving crew accommodations.

  4. Trinidad and Tobago - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Shipping Act 1987 (Cap. 50:10) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1987-12-01 | TTO-1987-L-6639

    This Act revises the law in relation to, inter alia, the registration, licensing, transfer and flags of ships. Part VII (Manning and Certification) provides for the issue and recognition of certificates of competency. Part VIII (Engagement of Seaman) requires the signature of crew agreements whose contents prescribed (ss. 98-99, 102-104). It further provides for the protection of seafarers' wages and for paid annual leave and public holidays, contains provisions on discipline and sets forth basic requirements and rights in relation to occupational safety, health and welfare. Secs. 171-195 govern relief and repatriation. The employment on a ship of persons under 16 years of age is prohibited; restrictions apply to the employment of persons under 18 years of age (s. 108). The Merchant Shipping Act 1894 of the United Kingdom and the Merchant Shipping Act and the Pleasure Boats Act (No. 48 of 1977) cease to have effect for Trinidad and Tobago.

  5. Trinidad and Tobago - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Territorial Sea Act (Cap. 1:51). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1969-12-31 | TTO-1969-L-105208

    An Act to make provision with respect to the Territorial Sea of Trinidad and Tobago.


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