Marine Pollution (Revocation) Regs 2013
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The Marine Pollution and Merchant Shipping (Revocation) Regulations 2013 came into force on 31 December 2013
31 Dec 2013
Marine environment - UK
The Marine Pollution and Merchant Shipping (Revocation) Regulations 2013 revoke the following regulations relating to marine pollution and merchant shipping:
- Oil in Navigable Waters (Transfer Records) Regulations 1957;
- Oil in Navigable Waters (Records) Regulations 1972;
- Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 1981; and
- Prevention of Oil Pollution Act 1971 (Application of Section 1) Regulations 1984.
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