No. S 62
Merchant Shipping Act 1995
Act 19 of 1995
Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) (Amendment) Regulations 1996
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 100 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995, the Minister for Communications hereby makes the following Regulations:
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 and shall come into operation on 2nd February 1996.
2.  Regulation 2 of Chapter I of the Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Regulations (Cap. 179, Rg 11) is amended by deleting the definition of “authorised organisation” and substituting the following definition:
“ “authorised organisation” means an organisation authorised by the Minister under the Merchant Shipping (Authorised Organisations) Regulations 1996;”.
3.  Chapter I of the Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Regulations is amended by inserting, immediately after Regulation 21, the following Regulation:
(a)The owner and the master of a ship to which these Regulations apply shall —
(i)comply with these Regulations in respect of any matter that is governed thereby; and
(ii)ensure that the ship and its equipment comply with these Regulations.
(b)Any owner or master who contravenes paragraph (a) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 and the ship may be detained.”.
[G.N. Nos. S 213/92; S 490/93; S 366/94; S 578/95; S 44/96]
Made this 30th day of January 1996.
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Communications,
[MARINE 0140/2B; AG/SL/10/92 Vol. 2]