|414||Title:||MERCHANT SHIPPING (LIABILITY AND COMPENSATION FOR OIL POLLUTION) ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 327 of 1999|
|Section:||16||Heading:||Issue of certificate by Director||Version Date:||05/01/2000|
(1) Subject to subsection (2), the Director shall, if he is satisfied, on an application for a certificate referred to in section 15 in respect of a Hong Kong ship, or a ship registered in a country that is not a Liability Convention country, that there will be in force in respect of the ship, throughout the period for which the certificate is to be issued, a contract of insurance or other security satisfying the requirements of Article VII of the Liability Convention, issue such a certificate to the owner. (Amended 46 of 1997 s. 11)
(2) If the Director is of opinion that there is a doubt whether the person providing the insurance or other security will be able to meet his obligations thereunder, or whether the insurance or other security will cover the owner's liability under section 6 in all circumstances, he may refuse to issue the certificate.
(3) The Chief Executive in Council may by regulations- (Amended 64 of 1999 s. 3)