|413M||Title:||MERCHANT SHIPPING (PREVENTION OF AIR POLLUTION) REGULATION||Gazette Number:||L.N. 94 of 2008|
|Section:||17||Heading:||Extension of validity period up to 5 years||Version Date:||01/06/2008|
(1) Subject to subsection (2), if a relevant certificate issued in respect of a regulated Hong Kong ship is valid for a period of less than 5 years, the Director may, on the application of the company or the master of the ship, extend the period of validity of the certificate in such a way that it is not to be valid for more than 5 years.
(2) Subsection (1) applies if the survey under section 11 or 12 (as may be applicable) is to be carried out on the regulated Hong Kong ship as if the relevant certificate had been issued for a period of 5 years.