Updated to 26 November 2019 (Act No. 38 of 2019 and S.I. No. 591 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act  22 December 1955 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed with transitional provisions 43/2014, ss. 1(3), 7, 14, 17(2), sch. 1
Certain vessels registered under Act affected by regs. S. I. No. 369 of 2007, regs. 4(1), 13(1)
Conditions for registration under Act prescribed 8/2006, s. 75(3)(b)
Constr., registration under, rstrct. 27/1983, ss. 8 (1) (2) (4), 10 (1)
Saving for cert. proceedings. 6/1957, s.4
Trans. of cert. functns. under. S.I. No. 842 of 2005, arts. 1(2), 4 & schedule (col. cit.)
  S. I. No. 91 of 1987, art. 4, sch.
  S. I. No. 125 of 1959
S. 4 trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S. 5 trans. of functns. under. S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S.16, applic. rstrct. 23/1994, ss. 1 (2), 3 (1)
  17/1996, ss. 3 (2) (c), 30 (2)
S.16, s. 20/1998, s.3
S. 16A s. ins. 8/2006, s. 100(a)
S.18 (1) rstrct. 27/1983, s.8 (1) (a) (4)
S.18 (2) appl. 23/1994, ss. 1 (2), 3 (3)
S. 18(2)(e) para. ins. 8/2006, s. 100(b)
S. 18(3) appl. 8/2006, s. s. 75(8)
S.18 (3) appl. 27/1983, s.8 (3) (4)
S.19 am. 27/1983, s.9
S.19 rstrct. 23/1994, ss. 1 (2), 3 (2)
S. 19(2A) subsec. ins. 8/2006, s. 100(c)(i)
S. 19(3) am. 8/2006, s. 100(c)(ii)
S. 93 tonnage to be taken into account S.I. No. 369 of 2007, reg. 9(2)
S. 93(4)(a) amended S.I. No. 54 of 1989, arts. 2, 3
Sch. 2 appl. 8 of 2006, s. 33(1)(b)
Sch. 2 am. S. I. No. 57 of 1988, art. 2

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 2 Marcantile Marine Act, 1955 (Ports of Registry) (Amendment) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 57 of 1988)
S. 4 Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 594 of 2010)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order, 1998 (S.I. No. 475 of 1998)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 156 of 1992)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 347 of 1987)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 402 of 1983)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 42 of 1981)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order 1968 (S.I. No. 185 of 1968)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) (Amendment) Order 1966 (S.I. No. 265 of 1966)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 266 of 1963)
  Merchant Shipping (Fees) Order, 1954 (Amendment) Order 1957 (S.I. No. 200 of 1957)
S. 19 Mercantile Marine Act, 1955 (Reciprocating States) (New Zealand and Pakistan) Order 1968 (S.I. No. 189 of 1968)
S. 19(1) Mercantile Marine Act, 1955 (Reciprocating State) (Canada) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 299 of 1961)
  Mercantile Marine Act, 1955 (Reciprocating States) (Union of South Africa, New Zealand and Pakistan) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 184 of 1958)
  Mercantile Marine Act, 1955 (Reciprocating State) (United Kingdom and Colonies) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 263 of 1955)
S. 62 Mercantile Marine Act, 1955 (Section 62) Regulations 1963 (S.I. No. 77 of 1963)
S. 68 Mercantile Marine (Ships' Names) Regulations 1959 (S.I. No. 119 of 1959)
S. 76 Mercantile Marine Act, 1955 (Section 76) Regulations 1963 (S.I. No. 78 of 1963)
S. 91 Mercantile Marine (tonnage) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 369 of 2007)
  Merchant Shipping (Tonnage Regulations 1984) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 4 of 1994)
  Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 369 of 1984)
  Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) Regulations 1967 (S.I. No. 213 of 1967)
S. 93(4)(b) Mercantile Marine (Variation of Geographical Limits) (Deck Cargo) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 54 of 1989)