No. S 177
Merchant Shipping Act
(Chapter 179)
Merchant Shipping (Repatriation) (Amendment) Regulations 2002
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 85 and 216 of the Merchant Shipping Act, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, with the approval of the Minister for Transport, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Repatriation) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and shall come into operation on 22nd April 2002.
Amendment of regulation 4
2.  Regulation 4 of the Merchant Shipping (Repatriation) Regulations (Rg 25) is amended by inserting, immediately after paragraph (3), the following paragraph:
(4)  Where it appears to the Director that the employer of a seaman is unable to make, has failed to make or fails to continue to make provision necessary for the return of the seaman as referred to in paragraph (1), the Director may, in his discretion, make such provision and recover from the employer any costs and expense incurred by the Director in making such provision.”.

Made this 10th day of April 2002.

Maritime and Port Authority of
[MPA 46/02. C18. VO1/TME; AG/LEG/SL/179/2002/1 Vol. 1]