No. S 394
Prevention of Pollution of the Sea Act
(Chapter 243)
Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Sewage) (Amendment) Regulations 2007
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6(5) and 34 of the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea 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 Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Sewage) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 and shall come into operation on 1st August 2007.
Amendment of First Schedule
2.  The First Schedule to the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Sewage) Regulations 2005 (G.N. No. S 135/2005) is amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 12, the following chapter:
Chapter v
port state control
Regulation 13
Port State control on operational requirements*
*   Refer to procedures for port State control adopted by the Organisation by resolution A.787(19) and amended by resolution A.882(21); see IMO sales publication IMO-650E
(1)  A ship when in a port or an offshore terminal of another Party to the Convention is subject to inspection by officers duly authorised by such Party concerning operational requirements under this Annex, where there are clear grounds for believing that the master or crew are not familiar with essential shipboard procedures relating to the prevention of pollution by sewage.
(2)  In the circumstances given in paragraph (1) of this regulation, the Party to the Convention shall take such steps as will ensure that the ship shall not sail until the situation has been brought to order in accordance with the requirements of this Annex.
(3)  Procedures relating to the port State control prescribed in Article 5 of the present Convention shall apply to this regulation.
(4)  Nothing in this regulation shall be construed to limit the rights and obligations of a Party to the Convention carrying out control over operational requirements specifically provided for in the present Convention.”.
Made this 20th day of July 2007.
Maritime and Port Authority of
[MPA 46/06.C09.V03/LSK; AG/LEG/SL/243/2003/1 Vol. 4]