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Pakistan Merchant Shipping Ordinance, 2001 (Pt. 14 of 14)

Status: In force

45.          The provision of sub-section (1) shall not apply to substance referred to in section 568 in respect of which, prior to the loading, a permit has been issued by the Federal Government under sub-section (1) thereof.

46.          Exemption.—The provisions of sections 567 and 568 shall not apply when, for security and safety of human life or of ships in case of force majeure caused by stress or weather, or in any case which constitutes a danger to human life or a real threat to ship, probability that the damage consequent upon such dumping will be less than would otherwise occur, and such dumping shall be so conducted as to minimize the occurrence of damage to human or marine life and shall be reported forthwith by the master to the Federal Government Issuance of special permit.—The Federal Government may issue a special permit for dumping wastes, in emergencies, posing serious risk to human health and admitting no other feasible solution.

47.          Conditions to permits.—When issuing a permit under sections 568 and 569, the Federal Government may attach such conditions and restrictions, as may be necessary for the protection of the marine environment or the safety and health of persons.

48.          Recognition of foreign permits.—A permit for the dumping or wastes or other matter issued by a competent authority in a foreign country may be recognized Federal Government as permit deemed to have been issued accordance with section 568.

49.          Recovery and liability.—The Federal Government may order the owner or master of the ship who has contravened the provisions of section 567 and 568, or who has dumped wastes in accordance with section 570, to recover, practicable, the waste or other matter which were dumped if such wastes or other matter constitute a serious threat to the marine environment or the safety of human life or navigation and the costs of such recovery shall be borne by the owners of the ship.

50.          The Federal Government may recover from the owner of the ship which has contravened the provisions of section 567 and 568, or which has dumped wastes in accordance with section 570, all reasonable costs incurred by the government in the recovery of the wastes or other matter referred to sub-section (1).

51.          Power to make rules.—

52.          The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this part.

53.          In particular, and without any prejudice to the generality of the provisions of sub-section (1), such rules may provide for any of the following matters, namely:—

(a)          the form and the manner in which the international oil pollution prevention certificate or international pollution prevention certificate for noxious liquid substances in bulk or any other certificate required under the convention shall be issued and any extension thereof granted;

(b)          the form and the manner in which the oil record book, cargo record book or any other relevant record shall be maintained;

(c)           the mode or the manner of construction of new ship and any structural alterations in the existing ships for the purpose of giving effect to the provisions of section 559.

(d)          the manner in which investigation may be made by the Federal Government for the purpose of sub-section (2) of section 563;

(e)          the authorities which may, in individual cases, allow exemption from the provisions of this Part and specify conditions for such exemptions;

(f)           form of application for permits and the issue refusal and cancellation of permits for dumping; and

(g)          fees which may be levied for the issue of any certificate or permit under this Part.

PART XV

PROCEDURAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

CHAPTER 44

PROCEDURE

1.            Certain person to be deemed public servant.—The following person shall deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 (Act XLV of 1860) namely:—

(a)          every Principal Officer, Surveyor, Shipping master, Radio Inspector, Registrar appointed under this Ordinance;

(b)          every person appointed under section 94 for the purpose of examining the qualification s of persons desirous of obtaining certificates of competency under this Ordinance;

(c)           every person appointed under this Ordinance report information as to shipping casualties;

(d)          every judge, assessor, scientific referee or other person acting under Part XI;

(e)          every person authorized under this Ordinance to make an inquiry or investigation under Part XI and all persons whom he calls to his aid;

(f)           Every person directed to make an investigation—an explosion or fire on board ship under section 480;

(g)          every presiding officer and member of a Maritime Board convened under section 483;

(h)          every receiver of wreck and all person whom he calls to his aid; and

(i)            every other officer or person appointed under this Ordinance to perform any functions thereunder.

2.            Jurisdiction.—No Court inferior to that of a Magistrate of the first class shall try any offence under this Ordinance or any rule or regulation made thereunder.

3.            Place of trial.—Any person committing any offence under this Ordinance or any rule or regulation made thereunder may be tried for the offence in any place in which he may he may be found, or which the Federal Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct in this behalf, or in any other place in which he might be tried under any other law for the time being in force.

4.            Enforcement of penalties in certain cases.—The penalties to which masters and owners of special trade passenger ships and pilgrim ships are liable under part V, shall be enforced only on information laid at the instance of the certifying officer, or, at the port or place where there is no such officer, at the instance of such other officer as the Federal Government may specify in this behalf.

5.            Special provision regarding punishment.—Notwithstanding anything contained in section 32 of the code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898), a Magistrate of the first class may pass any sentence authorized by, or under, this Ordinance on any person convicted of an offence under this Ordinance or rule or regulation made thereunder.

6.            Offences by companies.—If the person committing an offence under this Ordinance is a company, every person who, at the time the offence was committed, was in charge of, and was responsible to, the company for the conduct of the business of the company, as well as the company, shall be deemed to be guilty of the offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly;

7.            Provided that nothing in this sub-section shall render any such person liable to an punishment under this Ordinance if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such offence.

8.            Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), where an offence under this Ordinance has been committed by a company, and it is proved that the offence was committed with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, partner, manager secretary or other officer of the company, such director, partner, manager, secretary or other officer shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence, and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.

9.            Deposition to be received in evidence when witnesses cannot be produced.—Whenever, in the course of any legal proceeding under this Ordinance instituted at any place in Pakistan before any court or magistrate, or before any person authorized by law or by consent of parties to receive evidence, the testimony of any witness is required in relation to the subject matter, and the defendant or the person accused, as the case may be, after being allowed a reasonable opportunity for so doing, does not produce the witness before the Court, Magistrate or person so authorized, any deposition previously made by the witness in relation to the same subject matter before any Court, Judge, Magistrate in Pakistan, or, if elsewhere, before a maritime Board or before any Pakistan consular officer, shall be admissible in evidence if:—

(a)          the deposition is authenticated by the signature of the presiding officer of the Court or of the Judge or Magistrate or of the presiding officer of the Maritime Board or of the Pakistan consular officer, before whom it is made;

(b)          the defendant or the person accused had an opportunity by him self or his agent of cross-examining the witness, and

10.          The proceeding is criminal, on proof that the deposition was made in the presence of the person accused.

11.          It shall not be necessary in any case to prove the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed such deposition; and a certificate by such person that the defendant or the person accused had an opportunity of cross- examining the witness and that the deposition, if made in a criminal proceeding was made in the presence of the person accused, shall unless the contrary is proved, be sufficient evidence that he had that opportunity and that it was so made.

12.          Survey of ships alleged by seamen to be unseaworthy.—Whenever, in any proceeding against any seaman or apprentice belonging to any ship for the offence of desertion or absence without leave it is alleged by one--fourth, or if their number exceeds twenty by not less than five, or the seaman belonging to the ship, that the ship is by reason of unseaworthiness, over loading, improper loading, defective equipment , or for any other reason, not in a fit condition to proceed to sea, or that the accommodation in the ship in insufficient, the Court, having cognizance of the case shall take such means as may be in its power to satisfy itself concerning the truth or otherwise of the allegation, and shall for the purpose receive the evidence of the person making the same, and may summon any other witness whose evidence it may think it desirable to hear, and shall, if satisfied that the allegation is groundless, adjudicate in the case, but if not so satisfied shall before adjudication cause the ship to be surveyed.

13.          A seaman or apprentice charge with desertion, or with absence without leave, shall not have any right to apply for a survey under this section unless he has before deserting or absenting without leave complained to the master of the circumstances so alleged in justification.

14.          For the purposes of this section the Court shall require any surveyor or, if such surveyor cannot be obtained without unreasonable expense or delay, then any other competent person appointed by the Court, and having no interest in the ship, her freight or cargo, to survey the ship, and to answer any question concerning her which the Court thinks fit to put.

15.          Such surveyor or other person shall survey the ship, and make his written report to the Court, including an answer to every question put to him by the Court, and the Court shall cause the report to be communicate to the parties, and, unless the opinions expressed in the report are proved to the satisfaction of the Court to be erroneous, shall determine the questions before it in accordance with those opinions.

16.          Any person making a survey under this section shall, for the purposes thereof, have all such powers as are specified in sub-section (3) of section 471.

17.          The costs, if any, of the survey shall be determined in accordance with the scale of fees the Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, fix in this behalf.

18.          If it is proved that the ship is in a fit condition to proceed to sea, or that the accommodation is sufficient, as the case may be, the costs of the survey shall be paid by the person upon whose demand, or in consequence of whose allegation, the survey was made, and may be deducted by the master or owner out of the wages due or to become due to that person, and shall be paid over to the Federal Government.

19.          If it is proved that the ship is not in a fit condition to proceed to sea, or that the accommodation is insufficient, as the case may be, the master or owner of the ship shall pay the costs of the survey to the Federal Government , and shall also be liable to pay to the seaman or apprentice who has been detained in consequence of the said proceeding before the Court under this section such compensation for his detention as the Court may award.

20.          Jurisdiction over ship laying off coasts.—Where any area within which any Court or magistrate has jurisdiction, either under this Ordinance or under any other law for any purpose whatsoever, is situated on the coast of any sea, or abutting on or projecting into any bay, channel, lake, river, or other navigable water, every such Court or Magistrate shall have jurisdiction over any vessel being on, or lying or passing off, that coast, or being in or near the bay, channel, lake, river or navigable water, and over all persons on board that vessel or for the time being belonging thereto, in the same manner as if the vessel or persons were within the limits of the original jurisdiction of the Court or Magistrate.

21.          Jurisdiction in case of offences on board.—Where any person, being a citizen of Pakistan is charged with having committed any offence on board any Pakistani ship on the high seas, or in any foreign port or harbour, or on board any ship other than a Pakistani ship to which he does not belong, or, not being a citizen of Pakistan, is charged with having committed any offence on board any Pakistani ship on the high seas, and that person is found within the jurisdiction of any Court or magistrate which would have had jurisdiction to take cognizance of the offence if it had been committed on board a Pakistani ship within the limits of its or his ordinary jurisdiction shall have jurisdiction to try the offence as if it had been so committed.

22.          Power to detain foreign ship that has occasioned damage.—Whenever any damage has in any part of the world been caused to property belonging to the Government, or to any citizen of Pakistan or a company, by a ship other than a Pakistani ship, and at any time thereafter that ship is found in any port or place in Pakistan including the territorial waters thereof, the High Court may , upon the application of any person who alleges that the damage was caused by the misconduct or want of skill of the master or any member of the crew of the ship, issue an order directed to any Principal Officer, officer of Customs or other person named in the order, requiring him to detain the ship until such time as the owner, master or consignee thereof has satisfied any claim in respect of the damage, or has given security to the satisfaction of the High Court to pay all costs and damages that may be awarded in any legal proceedings that may be instituted in respect of the damage, and the officer or person to whom the order is directed shall detain the ship accordingly.

23.          Whenever it appear that, before an application can be made under this section, the ship in respect of which the application is to be made will have departed from Pakistan or the territorial waters thereof, any Principal Officer or officer of Customs may detain the ship for such time as to allow the application to be made and the result thereof to be communicated to the officer detraining the ship, and that officer shall not be liable for any costs or damages in respect of the detention unless the same is proved to have been made without reasonable grounds.

24.          In any legal proceedings in relation to any such damage as aforesaid, the person giving security shall be made defendant and shall, for the purpose of such proceedings, be deemed to be the owner of the ship that has occasioned the damage,

25.          Enforcing detention of ship.—Where under this Ordinance a ship is authorized, or ordered, to be detained, any commissioned officer of the Pakistan Navy, or any Principal Officer or officer of Customs may detain the ship.

26.          If any ship after detention, or after service on the master of any notice of, or order for, such detention, proceeds to sea before she is released by competent authority, the master of the ship shall be liable to a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.

27.          When a ship so proceeding to sea takes to sea, when on board thereof in the execution of his duty, any person authorized under this Ordinance to detain or survey the ship, the owner, master or agent of such ship shall each be liable to pay all expenses of, and incidental to, such person being so taken to sea, and shall also be liable to a fine which may extend to fifty thousand rupees.

28.          When any owner, master or agent is convicted of an offence under sub-section (3), the Magistrate convicting him may inquire into and determine the amount payable on account of expenses by such owner, master or agent under that sub-section, and may direct that the same shall be recovered from him in the manner provided for the recovery of fines.

29.          Levy of wages, etc, by distress of moveable property.—When an order under this Ordinance for the payment of any wages or other money is made by a Shipping Master or a Magistrate or other officer or authority, and the money is not paid at the time or in the manner directed, the sum mentioned in the order, with such further sum as may be thereby awarded for costs, may be levied by distress and sale of the moveable property of the person directed to pay the same under a warrant to be issued for that purpose by a Magistrate.

30.          Levy of wages, fines etc. by sale of ship.—Where any Court or Magistrate or other officer authority has power under this Ordinance to make an order directing payment to be made of any seaman’s wages, fines or other sums of money, then, if the person so directed to pay the same is the master, owner or agent of a ship and the same is not paid at the time or in the manner directed by the order, the Court or Magistrate or Officer or authority, as the case may be, may, in addition to any other power it or he may have for the purpose of compelling payment by warrant, direct the amount remaining unpaid to be levied by distress and sale of the ship and her equipment.

31.          Notice to be given to consular representative of proceedings taken in respect of foreign ship.—If any ship other than a Pakistani ship is detained under this Ordinance, or if any proceedings are taken under this Ordinance against the master, owner or agent of any such ship, notice shall forthwith be served on the consular officer of the country in which the ship is registered, at or nearest to the port where the ship is for the time being, and such notice shall specify the grounds on which the ship has been detained or the proceedings have been taken.

32.          Service of documents.—Where for the purposes of this Ordinance any document is to be served on any person, that document may be served—

(a)          in any case, by delivering a copy thereof personally to the person to be served, or by leaving the same at his place of abode or by post;

(b)          if the document is to be served on the master of a ship, where there is one, or on a person belonging to a ship, by leaving the same for him on board that ship, by leaving the same, with the person being or appearing to be in command or charge of the ship; and

(c)           if the document is to be served on the master of a ship, where there is no master and the ship is in Pakistan, on the managing owner of the ship, or, if there is no managing owner, on some agent of the owner resident in Pakistan, or where no such agent is known or can be found, by affixing a copy thereof to the mast of the ship.

33.          Proof of attestation not required.—Where any document is required by this Ordinance to be executed in the presence of, or to be attested by, any witness that document may be proved by the evidence of any person who is able to bear witness to the requisite facts without calling the attesting witness or the attesting witnesses or any of them.

34.          Fines to compensate for damages.—A Magistrate or a Court imposing a fine under this Ordinance may, if he thinks fit, direct the whole or nay part thereof to be applied in compensating any person for any detriment which he may have sustained by the act or default in respect of which the fine is imposed or in or towards payment of the expenses of the prosecution.

CHAPTER 45

MISCELLANEOUS

1.            Shipping Development Fund.—The Federal Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, form a fund to be called the Shipping Development Fund (hereinafter referred to as the Fund) to be applied towards meeting the expenses of operating the Fund and for granting loans and financial assistance in any other form—

(a)          to persons of the description mentioned in section 13.

(b)          for the acquisition and maintenance of ships, including modification, reconstruction and renovation thereof; and

(c)           for meeting any short term requirements.

(d)          to Pakistani shipyards for the construction of new ships.

(e)          the Federal Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules providing for—

(f)           the constituting of a committee for the management of the Fund and the manner and mode of is working and memberships;

(g)          the manner and mode of the payments into the Fund;

(h)          the exemption from liability to pay any taxes by the committee referred to in clause (a); and

(i)            any other matter which is considered necessary for the smooth operation of the Fund and the management of the committee referred to in clause (a).

2.            Fees for establishing training institutions.—For the purpose of establishing or financing institution for training in the various trades, professions and calling provided for in this Ordinance, there shall be paid, in the prescribed manner, a monthly fee by the owner of every Pakistani ship at such rate as may be prescribed, not exceeding ten rupees per one hundred unit of gross tonnage and different rates may be prescribed for different classes of ships.

3.            If any owner fails or refuses to pay such fee, any Principal Officer may detain the ship, in respect of which the fee has not been pad in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1), until such time as the fee payable in respect thereof has been duly paid.

4.            The Federal government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules providing for--

(a)          the appointment of a committee to administer the proceeds of the fees paid or collected under this section;

(b)          the rates such fees;

(c)           the manner in which such fees shall be paid or collected; and

(d)          such other matter as may be considered necessary for carrying out the purposes of this section.

5.            Inquiry into cause of death on board Pakistani ship.—

6.            If any person dies on board a Pakistani foreign-going ship, the Shipping Master at the port where the crew of the ship is discharged, or the Shipping Master at any earlier port of call in Pakistan shall, on the arrival of the ship at that port, inquire into the cause of death, and shall make in the official log-book an endorsement to the effect, either that the statement of the cause of death in the log-book is in his opinion true, or the contrary, according to the result of the inquiry.

7.            If, in the course of any such inquiry, it appears to the Shipping Master that a death has been caused on board the ship by violence or other unlawful act, he shall either report the matter to the Federal government or, if the emergency of the case so requires, take immediate step for bringing the offender to trial.

8.            For the purposes of an inquiry under this section the Shipping Master shall have all such powers as are specified in sub-section (3) of section 471.

9.            Power to appoint examiners and to make rules as to qualifications of surveyors.—

10.          The Federal Government may appoint competent persons for the purposes of examining the qualification of persons desirous of practicing the profession of a surveyor at any port in Pakistan, and may make rules—

(a)          for the conduct of such examinations and the qualifications required;

(b)          for the grant of certificates to qualified persons;

(c)           for the fees to be paid for such examinations and certificates;

(d)          for holding inquiries into charges of incompetency and misconduct on the part of holders of such certificates; and

(e)          for the suspension and cancellation of such certificates.

11.          No person to practice as surveyor unless qualified.—No person shall practice the profession of a surveyor in any port in Pakistan unless he holds a certificate granted under section 597;

Provided that nothing herein contained shall prevent any person employed a classification society which the Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify in this behalf, from discharging any of the duties of such employment, or apply to any person specially exempted by the Federal Government from the operation of this section.

12.          Penalty for practicing as surveyor without certificate .—Any person practicing the profession of a surveyor in contravention of the provisions of section 598 shall, for each offence, be punishable with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, and shall not be entitled to maintain any suit for any fee or reward for anything done by him.

13.          Power of person appointed or authorized to survey ships.—Any person appointed or authorized under this Ordinance to survey any ship may, in the execution of his duties, go on board the ship and inspect the same and every part thereof, and the machinery, equipment and cargo, and may require the unloading or removal of any cargo, ballast or equipment.

14.          Decision of consular officer to be final until ship returns to the final port of discharge in Pakistan.—The decision of a Pakistan consular officer on any matter under this Ordinance shall be final and shall not be called in question in any Court or before any authority until the ship in respect of, or in relation to, which such decision is taken, return to the final port of discharge in Pakistan.

15.          Penalty for hindering or obstructing execution of duties, etc.—If any person hinders or obstructs any Judge, assessor, officer or other person who is empowered by this Ordinance to conduct an inquiry or investigation or to go on board, survey, inspect or detain a ship, or otherwise impedes him in the execution of his duties or the exercise of his powers under this Ordinance, he shall, for each offence, be liable to a fine which may extend to fifty thousand rupees.

16.          General power to make rules or regulations and penalty for breach thereof.—Without prejudice to any power to make rules or regulations contained elsewhere in this Ordinance, the Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules or regulations to carry out the purposes of this Ordinance.

17.          In making a rule or regulation under this Ordinance, the Federal Government may direct that any breach of the provisions thereof shall, unless a penalty for such breach has been expressly provided in this Ordinance, be liable to a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees and, if the breach is a continuing one, with an additional fine which may extend to five thousand rupees for every day after the first during which such breach continues.

18.          Power to appoint officers to try certain offences, etc.—Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V 1898), or any other law for the time being in force, the Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint one or more officers to try, within such local areas as may be specified therein, an offence of any breach of, or failure to comply with, any rule for the safety of ship or of crew, passengers, goods, mails and other things carried thereon, or for preventing ships from endangering other ships, persons or property; and any such officer trying an offence shall, for the purpose of the trial, be deemed to be a Magistrate of the first class appointed under the Code and any proceedings before, and any sentence passed by him shall have effect accordingly.

19.          Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898), an officer appointed under sub-section (1) may try an offence in a summary way in accordance with the procedure laid down for summary trial in the said Code.

20.          Where an officer has been appointed under sub-section (1) to try an offence specified therein, no court other than such officer shall try such offence.

21.          Power to exempt ships from the provisions of the Ordinance.—Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance, the Federal Government may, upon such conditions, if any, as it may think fit to impose, exempt any ship from any specified requirement contained in, or prescribed in pursuance of this Ordinance, or dispense with the observance of any such requirement in the case of any ship, if it is satisfied that, that requirement has been substantially complied with or that compliance with the requirements is unnecessary in the circumstance of the case.

22.          Power to constitute committees to advise on rules, regulations and scales of fees.—The Federal government may, if it thinks fit, constitute one or more committees consisting of such number of persons as it may appoint thereto representing the interests principally affected or having special knowledge of the subject matter, for the purpose of advising it when considering the making or alteration of any rules, regulations or scales of fees under this Ordinance or for any other purpose connected with this Ordinance.

23.          There shall be paid to the members of any such committee such travelling and other allowances as the Federal Government may fit.

24.          Committees may be constituted under this section to advise the Federal Government either generally as regards any rules, regulations or scales of fees or as regards any class or classes of rules, regulations or scales of fees in particular or for any other purpose connected with this Ordinance.

25.          Protection of persons acting under Ordinance.—No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie against any person for anything which in good faith, done or intended to be done under this Ordinance.

26.          Removal of difficulties.—If any difficulty, arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Ordinance, in so far as they relate to any Conventions referred to in this Ordinance, the Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make such provisions not in-consistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, as appear to be necessary or expedient for removing the difficulty and giving effect to the provisions of such Convention:

Provided that no such order shall be made under this section after the expiry of three years from the coming into force of this Ordinance.

27.          Power to make rules with respect to maritime international conventions.—The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules, not in consistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, or the rules or regulations made thereunder, for implementing the provisions of the maritime international conventions ratified by Pakistan.

PART XVI

CHAPTER 46

REPEALS AND SAVINGS

1.            Repeals and savings.—Subject to the provisions of sub-section (2), the laws specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Ordinance, and the enactment’s specified in Part II thereof in so far as they extend to, and operate as part of the laws of Pakistan or any part thereof, are hereby repealed.

2.            Notwithstanding the repeal of any enactment by sub-section (1):—

(a)          any notification, rule, regulation, bye-law, order or exemption issued, made or granted under any such enactment shall have effect as if it had been issued, made or granted under the corresponding provision of this Ordinance:

(b)          any official appointed and any body elected or constituted under any such law shall continue and shall be deemed to have been appointed, elected or constituted, as the case may be, under the corresponding provision of this Ordinance:

(c)           any document referring to any enactment hereby repealed shall be construed as referring, as far as may be, to this Ordinance, or to the corresponding provision of this Ordinance;

(d)          mortgages of ships recorded in any register book maintained at any port in Pakistan under any enactment hereby repealed shall be deemed to have been recorded in the registered book maintained under the corresponding provision of this Ordinance; and

(e)          any licence, certificate of competency or survey, A or B certificates, safety certificate, radio telegraphy certificate, radio telephone certificate, safety equipment certificate, exemption certificate, international or Pakistan load line certificate, or document issued made or granted under any enactment hereby repealed shall be deemed to have been issued, made or granted under this Ordinance and shall, unless cancelled in pursuance of the provisions of this Ordinance, continue in force until the date specified in the certificate or document.

THE SCHEDULE

(See section 610)

ENACTMENTS REPEALED

PART 1

PAKISTAN LAWS

(a)          The Coasting Vessels Act, 1838 (XIX of 1838)

(b)          The Registration of Ships Act, 1841 (X of 1841).

(c)           The registration of Ships Act 1841 Amendment Act 1850 (XI OF 1850)

(d)          The Merchant Shipping Act 1923 (XXI of 1923)

(e)          The Merchant Seamen (Litigation) Act ,1946 (XXI OF 1946)

(f)           The Merchant Shipping (National Colours) Act, 1949 (V of 1950)

(g)          The Control of Shipping Ordinance, 1959 (XII of 1959)

PART 2

(h)          Merchant Shipping Act, 1894 (57 & 58 Vic c.60).

(i)            Merchant Shipping Act 1897 (60 & 61 Vic. c. 59)

(j)           Merchant Shipping (Liability of Ship owners) Act, 1898 (61 & 62 Vic.c. 14)

(k)          Merchant Shipping (Mercantile Marine Fund) Act, 1898 (61 & 62 Vic.c.44)

(l)            Merchant Shipping (Liability of Ship owners and others) Act, 1900 (63 & 64 Vic.c. 32).

(m)         Merchant Shipping Act, 1906 (6 Edw 7 c. 48)

(n)          Merchant Shipping Act, 1907 (7 Edw 7 c. 52)

(o)          Merchant Shipping (Seamen’s Allotment) Act, 1911 (1 to 2 Geo 5 c. 8)

(p)          Merchant Shipping Act, 1911 (1 & 2 Geo. 5 c.42)

(q)          Merchant Shipping (Certificates) Act 1914 (1 & 2 Geo. 5 c. 57)

(r)           Merchant Shipping (Certificates) Act 1914 (4 & 5 Geo 5 c. 42)

(s)           Merchant Shipping (Salvage) Act, 1916 (7 & 7 Geo 5 c. 41)

(t)           Merchant Shipping (Wireless Telegraphy) Act, 1919 (9 & 10 Geo 5 c. 38)

(u)          Merchant Shipping Act., 1921 (11 & 12 Geo 5 c. 28)

(v)          Merchant Shipping Acts (Amendment) Act, 1923 (13 & 14 Geo 5 c. 40)

(w)         Merchant Shipping (Equivalent Provisions) Act, 1925 (15 & 16 Geo 5c 37)

(x)          Merchant Shipping (Safety and Load Line Conventions) Act 1932 (22 & 23 Geo 5 c 9)

(y)          Merchant Shipping Act, 1937 (1 Edw 8 & 1 Geo 6 c 23)

(z)           Merchant Shipping (Superannuation Contribution) Act 1937 (1 Geo 6 c 4)

(aa)        Merchant Shipping (Salvage) Act 1940 (3 & 4 Geo 6 c 43).

 

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