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I Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) (Certificates And Inspection)

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 7 April 1949

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"That, under any Act of the present Session to enable effect to be given to an International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, signed in London on the 10th day of June, 1948, to amend the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1948, relating to matters affected by the said Convention and to amend the provisions of those Acts relating to fees,—
  • (a) such fees as may be prescribed by regulations made by the Minister of Transport with the approval of the Treasury shall be paid in respect of certificates issued by the said Minister under the said Act of the present Session and in respect of any inspection of a ship for the purpose of seeing that she complies with any rules made by the said Minister under the said Act;
  • (b) for the amount or the maximum amount of the fees payable under any of the enactments of the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1948, specified in that behalf in the said Act of the present Session there shall be substituted such amount or maximum amount as may be prescribed by regulations made by the said Minister with the approval of the Treasury."