MERCHANT SHIPPING (SECURITY OF SHIPS AND PORT FACILITIES) ORDINANCE
13 of 2004
Duty to avoid undue detention or delay
(1) When the Government¡X
(a) imposes control measures under paragraph 1 of Regulation XI-2/9 of the Convention; or
(b) takes steps under paragraph 2 of that Regulation,
it has a duty to make all possible efforts to avoid a ship being unduly detained or delayed.
(2) Failure to discharge the duty under subsection (1) shall, for the purpose of the law of tort, be a breach of statutory duty.