Sea Pollution Act, 1991

Equipment etc., of ships to prevent pollution.

14.—(1) The Minister may by regulations require the owner or master of a ship, or ship of a prescribed class, registered in the State to have such ship—

(a) constructed, fitted or operated in such manner as may be specified in the regulations, and

(b) comply with such other requirements as may be so specified,

so as to prevent, control or reduce the discharge into the sea of oil, oily mixtures, noxious liquid substances, harmful substances, sewage or garbage.

(2) Any person being the owner or master of a ship who contravenes any regulation under this section shall be guilty of an offence.