Oil Pollution of the Sea (Amendment) Act, 1977

Amendment of section 16 of Act of 1956.

12.—Section 16 of the Act of 1956 is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (1) of the following subsection—

“(1) The Minister may make regulations requiring ships or certain categories of ships registered in the State to be so fitted or so constructed, and to comply with such requirements, as to prevent or reduce the discharge of oil or oily mixtures into the sea.”