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Shipping: MV “Canna”

Volume 714: debated on Wednesday 4 November 2009

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Adonis on 7 July (WA 147), why the Maritime and Coastguard Agency did not extend the period of validity for the existing passenger certificate for the MV “Canna” by one month when it discovered that the passenger certificate was out of date in September 2008. [HL6099]

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency did not discover that the passenger certificate of MV “Canna” showed an expiry date of 31 August 2008 until 3 October 2008, while completing its annual survey.