|313||Title:||SHIPPING AND PORT CONTROL ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 288 of 2006|
|Section:||40||Heading:||Restriction on carrying out repairs or breaking up of vessels||Version Date:||02/01/2007|
(1) Subject to subsections (1A) and (2), no owner or master of, or other person having control over, a vessel shall, except with the written permission of the Director, carry out, or cause to be carried out, any repairs to, or break up, the vessel. (Amended 70 of 1999 s. 10)
(1A) Subsections (1) does not apply to any vessels of 50 metres or less in length unless the Director gives written notification to the person in charge of works that subsection (1) applies to that vessel. (Added 70 of 1999 s. 10)
(2) The Director may by notice in the Gazette specify any type of repairs to a vessel in respect of which permission under subsection (1) is not required.
(3) Any person who without reasonable excuse contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable to a fine at level 6 and to imprisonment for 2 years. (Amended 70 of 1999 s. 10)