||Title:||MERCHANT SHIPPING (LIABILITY AND COMPENSATION FOR OIL POLLUTION) ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 327 of 1999|
|Section:||12||Heading:||Concurrent liabilities of owners and others||Version Date:||05/01/2000|
Where, as a result of any incident, the owner of a ship incurs a liability under section 6 and any other person incurs a liability, otherwise than under that section, in respect of damages or costs mentioned in section 6(1) or (1A), then, if- (Amended 46 of 1997 s. 8)
no proceedings shall be taken against the other person in respect of his liability, and if any such proceedings were commenced before the owner paid the sum into court, no further steps shall be taken in the proceedings except in relation to costs.
(a) the owner has been found, in proceedings under section 10, to be entitled to limit his liability to any amount and has paid into court a sum not less than that amount; and
(b) the other person is entitled to limit his liability in connection with the ship by virtue of the Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Shipowners Liability) Ordinance (Cap 434), (Amended 55 of 1993 s. 30)