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

Survey, marking and conditions of assignment in case of ships not registered in Saorstát Eireann.

52.—The provisions of section forty of this Act shall apply to load line ships not registered in Saorstát Eireann proceeding or attempting to proceed to sea from ports in Saorstát Eireann as they apply to Saorstát Eireann load line ships, subject to the following modification, namely:—

(a) the said section shall not apply to a Load Line Convention ship not registered in Saorstát Eireann if a valid Load Line Convention certificate is produced in respect of the ship; and

(b) subject to the provisions of paragraph (a) of this section, a ship belonging to any country outside the British Commonwealth of Nations which does not comply with the conditions of assignment to the extent required in her case by the said section forty shall be deemed to be unsafe for the purpose of section four hundred and sixty-two of the Principal Act.