Mercantile Marine Act, 1955

Registry of State-owned ships.

17.—(1) The Government may, by order, provide for the registry of State-owned ships under this Act, and, subject to any exceptions and modifications which may be made by the Government by order, either generally or as respects any special class of State-owned ships, the Act of 1894 and this Act shall apply to ships registered in accordance with any such order as if they were registered in the manner provided by this Act.

(2) The Government may revoke or amend an order under this section.