Sea Pollution (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006

Amendment of section 26 (powers of Minister to prevent, mitigate or eliminate pollution) of Act of 1991.

33.— Section 26 of the Act of 1991 is amended—

(a) in subsection (4) by substituting “ship;” for “ship.” in paragraph (h) and by inserting the following after paragraph (h):

“(i) the establishment and maintenance of a temporary exclusion zone around a maritime casualty or an offshore unit, oil handling facility or hazardous and noxious substances handling facility.”,


(b) in subsection (10), in the definition of “substance other than oil”, by inserting “, and includes hazardous and noxious substances” after “legitimate uses of the sea”.