International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

1st January 1996

To amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships Act, 1986, so as to insert certain definitions and to amend other definitions; to provide anew for the application and interpretation of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as amended by the Protocol of 1978; to make other provision for the making of regulations by the Minister of Transport; to
create certain offences and to prescribe penalties for such offences; to give jurisdiction to a magistrate to impose any penalty prescribed by the Act; to extend the application of the Act to the Prince Edward Islands; and to give effect, pursuant to accession by the Republic, to Annex III to the said Protocol and to amendments to the said Protocol which have been accepted by the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.