Merchant Shipping (Salvage and Wreck) Act, 1993

No reward payable in certain circumstances.

32.—(1) Salvage operations rendered notwithstanding the express and reasonable prohibition of—

(a) the owner or master of the vessel, or

(b) the owner of any other property in danger which is not and has not been on board the vessel,

shall not give rise to the payment of a reward under this Part.

(2) Nothing in this section shall be construed as giving a defence in any criminal or civil proceedings to any person undertaking salvage operations to which this section relates.