Mercantile Marine Act, 1955

Ship's managing owner or manager to be registered.

81.—(1) The name and address of the managing owner for the time being of every registered ship shall be registered at the custom house of her port of registry.

(2) Where there is not a managing owner there shall be so registered the name of the person to whom the management of the ship is entrusted by or on behalf of the owner, and any person whose name is so registered shall, for the purposes of this Act, be under the same obligations and subject to the same liabilities as if he were the managing owner.

(3) If default is made in complying with this section the owner shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, or if there are more owners than one each owner shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable in proportion to his interest in the ship, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding in the whole one hundred pounds each time the ship leaves any port in the State.

Declarations and Inspection of Register.