Merchant Shipping Act, 1966

Radio installations.

12.—For subsection (4) of section 15 of the Act of 1952 (which specifies the radio installations to be required under the radio rules) there shall be substituted the following subsection:—

“(4) The radio installation required under the said rules to be provided—

(a) for a passenger steamer of whatever tonnage, or for any ship of sixteen hundred tons gross tonnage or upwards which is neither a passenger steamer nor a fishing vessel, shall be a radiotelegraph installation; and

(b) for any other ship shall be either a radiotelephone installation or a radiotelegraph installation, at the option of the owner.”