Updated to 7 May 2024 (Act No. 12 of 2024 and S.I. No. 200 of 2024)

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Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-86 3 July 2010 Commenced on enactment
S. 87 4 July 2014 Merchant Shipping Act 2010 (Section 87) (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 241 of 2014), art. 2
Ss. 88-93 3 July 2010 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Act included in collectively cited Merchant Shipping Acts  S. 1(2)
Transfer of certain functions under Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 1(2), 3, schedule 1
S. 2 amended Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014 (No. 43 of 2014), ss. 1(3), 68, sch. 4
Part 3 ch. 6 (ss. 57-63) application restricted European Union (International Labour Organisation Work in Fishing Convention) (Safe Manning) Regulations 2024 (S.I. No. 52 of 2024), reg. 4
  European Union (International Labour Organisation Work in Fishing Convention) (Safe Manning) Regulations 2023 (S.I. No. 315 of 2023), regs. 1(2), 4

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 59 Merchant Shipping (SOLAS V – Safe Manning and Watchkeeping) Regulations 2023 (S.I. No. 314 of 2023)
S. 82 Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships) (Amendment) Rules 2023 (S.I. No. 109 of 2023)
  Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances) (Amendment) Rules 2022 (S.I. No. 466 of 2022)
  Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships) (Amendment) Rules 2022 (S.I. No. 49 of 2022)
  Merchant Shipping (Pilot Transfer Arrangements) Rules 2020 (S.I. No. 686 of 2020)
  Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships) Rules 2020 (S.I. No. 640 of 2020)
  Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances) Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 438 of 2018)
S. 84 Merchant Shipping (Fire Protection) (No. 2) Rules 2023 (S.I. No. 380 of 2023)
  Merchant Shipping (Fire Protection) Rules 2023 (S.I. No. 379 of 2023)
  Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships) (Amendment) Rules 2023 (S.I. No. 109 of 2023)
  Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships) (Amendment) Rules 2022 (S.I. No. 49 of 2022)
  Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships) Rules 2020 (S.I. No. 640 of 2020)
S. 87 Merchant Shipping (Health and Safety General Duties and Reporting of Marine Incidents) Regulations 2023 (S.I. No. 441 of 2023)
  Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Shipowners’ Liabilities and Repatriation) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 88 of 2020)
  Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Flag State Inspection and Certification) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 376 of 2014)
  Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Shipowners' Liabilities and Repatriation) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 375 of 2014)
  Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Accommodation, Recreational Facilities, Food, Catering and Ships Cooks) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 374 of 2014)
  Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Seafarer Employment Agreement and Wages) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 373 of 2014)
  Merchant Shipping (Medical Examinations) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 246 of 2014)
S. 90 Merchant Shipping (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 336 of 2012)