Merchant Shipping (Safety and Load Line Conventions) Act, 1933

Survey of ships other than passenger steamers by wireless telegraphy surveyors.

10.—The owner of every Saorstát Eireann ship of sixteen hundred gross tonnage or upwards not being a passenger steamer or a ship exempt under the Merchant Shipping (Wireless Telegraphy) Act, 1919, from the obligations imposed by that Act, shall, before the ship first proceeds to sea on an international voyage from a port in Saorstát Eireann after the first day of January nineteen hundred and thirty-four and once in each year thereafter, cause the ship to be surveyed by a wireless telegraphy surveyor in the same manner as if she were a passenger steamer required to be provided with a wireless telegraph installation, and the provisions of sections two hundred and seventy-two, two hundred and seventy-three and two hundred and seventy-five of the Principal Act shall apply accordingly.