Mercantile Marine Act, 1955


Irish Ships, National Colours and Character.

Irish ships.

9.—The following ships shall be known as Irish ships and shall, subject to subsection (3) of section 18 of this Act, be entitled to wear the proper national colours and assume national character—

(a) State-owned ships;

(b) ships which are wholly owned by persons being citizens of Ireland (hereinafter referred to as Irish citizens) or Irish bodies corporate and are not registered under the law of another country;

(c) other ships registered or deemed to be registered under this Act.