Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act, 1952

Survey of passenger steamers by radio surveyors.

17.—(1) The survey of a passenger steamer required by the Principal Act shall, in respect of a sea-going steamer which is not exempt from the obligations imposed by the radio rules, include a survey by a radio surveyor, and accordingly subsection (1) of section 272 of that Act shall be amended by inserting after the words “engineer surveyor of ships” the words “and, in the case of a sea-going passenger steamer required to be provided with a radiotelegraph installation, by a radio surveyor”.

(2) Section 275 of the Principal Act (which provides for appeals to a court of survey by persons aggrieved by the declaration of survey of a ship or engineer surveyor) shall be amended by inserting the words “or radio surveyor” after the words “engineer surveyor” in both places where they occur.