(1) In this Regulation, unless the context otherwise requires-
"chemical" (化學品) means any chemical listed in the following International Maritime Organization publications-
(a) the General Index of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code;
(b) the Index of Dangerous Chemicals Carried in Bulk; or
(c) Chapter XIX of the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk;
"crew" (船員) means all seafarers employed on board a ship;
"employer" (僱主) means the person for the time being employing the master;
"IMDG Code" (《國際海運危險貨物守則》) means the 1988 edition of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code published by the International Maritime Organization;
"offshore installation" (離岸裝置) means any installation which is maintained, or is intended to be established, for underwater exploitation or exploration;
"seagoing" (海域航行), in relation to a ship, means any ship other than a ship which navigates exclusively within inland waters or in areas where port regulations apply;
"submersible craft" (潛水艇) means any vessel used or designed for use under the surface of any waters;
"voyage" (航程) means a journey from a port to the next port of call of a ship (which may be the same port).
(2) Any reference in this Regulation to the British Pharmacopoeia, the European Pharmacopoeia, or the British National Formulary shall in its application to a particular case be construed as a reference to the edition thereof current at, or not more than 3 months before, the time when any requirement of this Regulation has effect.
(3) Any reference in this Regulation to a publication (other than those referred to in subsection (2)) includes a reference to any amendment thereof published before the date on which this Regulation is published in the Gazette (and, in the case of the United States Pharmacopoeia, means the edition current at such date, as so amended); and shall include any document amending the same, or shall mean any new edition thereof together with any document amending the same, which is considered by the Authority to be relevant from time to time.
(4) Any reference in this Regulation to a specified scale shall be a reference to that scale of medicines and medical stores specified in Schedule 1.