Mercantile Marine Act, 1955


23.—(1) The chief officer of customs and excise at any port of registry and any other officer of customs and excise appointed for the purpose by the Revenue Commissioners shall be registrars of ships for the purposes of this Act.

(2) A registrar shall not be liable to damages or otherwise for any loss accruing to any person by reason of any act done or default made by him in his character of registrar, unless the same has happened through his neglect or wilful act.