MERCHANT SHIPPING (SAFETY) (AUTOMATIC PILOT AND TESTING OF STEERING GEAR) REGULATIONS
Subject to section 3 of the Ordinance, these regulations apply to and in relation to-
(a) Hong Kong ships; and
(b) other ships while they are within the waters of Hong Kong, except in respect of the requirements of regulation 6(8):
Provided that nothing in these regulations relating to the use of an automatic pilot shall override special rules made by an appropriate authority for roadsteads, harbours, rivers, lakes or inland waterways connected with the high seas and navigable by sea-going ships.