Oil Pollution of the Sea (Civil Liability and Compensation) (Amendment) Act, 1998

Amendment of section 7 of Principal Act.

4.—Section 7 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

(a) the substitution in subsection (1) of the following paragraph for paragraph (b):

“(b) in any case where pollution damage results from an incident involving two or more ships, the owner of each such ship shall, save where this Act otherwise provides, be jointly and severally liable for all such damage in so far as such damage is not reasonably severable;”,


(b) the deletion in subsection (1) of paragraph (d).