Mercantile Marine Act, 1955

Forms of documents and instructions as to registry.

86.—(1) The several instruments and documents specified in the Third Schedule to this Act shall be in such form as may be directed by the Revenue Commissioners, with the consent of the Minister, or as near thereto as circumstances permit, and the Revenue Commissioners may, with the consent of the Minister, make such alterations in the forms so directed as they may deem requisite.

(2) A registrar shall not be required without the special direction of the Revenue Commissioners to receive and enter in the register book any bill of sale, mortgage, or other instrument for the disposal or transfer of any ship or share, or any interest therein, which is made in any form other than that for the time being required under this Act, or which contains any particulars other than those contained in such form.

(3) The Revenue Commissioners shall cause the said forms to be supplied to all registrars under this Act for distribution to persons requiring to use the same, either free of charge, or at such moderate prices as they may direct.