MERCHANT SHIPPING (SEAFARERS) (CREW AGREEMENTS, LISTS OF CREW AND DISCHARGE OF SEAFARERS) REGULATION
Exemptions from requirements of section 80 of the Ordinance
The requirements of section 80 of the Ordinance relating to crew agreements shall not apply to-
(a) a ship of less than 80 register tons engaged solely on coastal voyages except any ship authorized by virtue of a passenger certificate and general safety certificate issued under Part II of the Merchant Shipping (Safety) Ordinance (Cap 369) to carry passengers within river trade limits;
(b) a fishing vessel except a trawler to which Part XII of the Merchant Shipping Ordinance (Cap 281) applies; or
(c) a person employed in a ship solely in connection with the construction, alteration, repair or testing of the ship, its machinery or equipment, and not directly in connection with the normal manning of the ship within the deck, engine room, catering or radio department.