Mercantile Marine Act, 1955

Ascertainment of tonnage of ships to be registered.

91.—(1) The tonnage of every ship to be registered under this Act, with the exception mentioned in subsection (2) of section 25 of this Act shall, previously to her being registered, be ascertained in accordance with regulations made by the Minister (in this Act referred to as the tonnage regulations of this Act) and such regulations may make different provisions for different classes of such ships.

(2) The tonnage regulations of this Act may provide for such allowances and deductions as the Minister thinks fit.