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安提瓜和巴布达小型船舶管制法
the Small Craft Control Act
【发布部门】安提瓜和巴布达国会 【发文字号】联合国粮农组织网站
【发布日期】2015年01月01日 【实施日期】2015年01月01日
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安提瓜和巴布达小型船舶管制法

【法律沿革】

本法于2015年公布实施。

【内容介绍】

本法共7条,涉及小型船舶的管理。

【内容出处】

http://www.fao.org/faolex/results/details/en/c/LEX-FAOC158856


小型船舶管制法

THE SMALL CRAFT CONTROL ACT


No. of2015

THESMALL CRAFT CONTROL ACT, 2015

Sections

1.Shorttitle and commencement.

2.Interpretation.

3.Application.

4.ADOMSto be Authority for small craft

5.Enforcement

6.Regulations

7.Repeals

 

AN ACTto regulate and control small craft operations in Antigua and Barbuda and forincidental and connected purposes.

ENACTEDby the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda as follows:

1.Short title and commencement

ThisAct may be cited as the Small Craft Control Act, 2015 and shall come into forceon a day to be fixed by the Minister by Notice published in the Gazette.

2.Interpretation

In thisAct—

“Authority”means The Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and MerchantShipping (“ADOMS”);

“authorisedofficer” means—

(i)aninspector appointed by the Director of The Antigua and Barbuda Department ofMarine Services and Merchant Shipping, or any other person who has the powersof inspection under the Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 2006;

(ii)anyofficer or soldier of the Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force Coast Guard; and

(iii)anyother category of persons designated as an authorised officer by the Minister.“Minister” means the Minister responsible for merchant shipping and shipregistration;

“owner”in relation to small craft, includes any person having, either by law or by contract,the same rights as the owner of the small craft with respect to the possessionand use thereof;

“smallcraft” means a vessel of less than 24 metres of length, whether non selfpropelled, power-driven, manoeuvred by oars or poles or under sail, but doesnot include a vessel registered under the Fisheries Act, No. 22 of 2006.

3.Application

(1)ThisAct applies to small craft operating within Antigua and Barbuda waters,irrespective of whether the small craft is also licensed or registered underany other law in Antigua and Barbuda.

(2)Notwithstandingsubsection (1) a vessel owned or operated by the Government of Antigua andBarbuda and used only for government non commercial purposes, which falls intothe description of a small craft under this Act shall be exempt from theprovisions of this Act.

4.ADOMS to be Authority for small craft

(1)TheAntigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (“ADOMS”),shall be the authority responsible for the Registration, Licensing andRegulation of small craft.

(2)Aperson shall not operate a small craft unless it is licensed under this Act andhas on board evidence of a valid license issued under this Act.

5.Enforcement

(1)Anauthorised officer shall be responsible for the enforcement of the provisionsof this

Act.

(2)TheMinister may designate by notice published in the Gazette such persons as he

considersfit to be authorised officers for the purposes of this Act.

6.Regulations

TheMinister may make regulations for carrying out the provisions of this Act,including regulations—

(a)thatgovern the process and fees for registration of small craft;

(b)thatgovern the process and fees for licensing of small craft;

(c)establishingthe competencies for licensing persons to operate small craft;

(d)requiringsmall craft registered under this Act to be insured;

(e)prohibitingthe importation, sale or use of certain types of small craft if he or she is ofthe opinion that they are hazardous;

(f)regulatingthe importation, sale, distribution or use of classes of small craft;

(g)respectingthe rules that apply to persons selling rides to the public;

(h)respectingthe protection of the interests of users of beaches adjacent to designatedareas used for water sports activities and the general public;

(i)regulatingthe safe operation and manoeuvring of small craft;

(j)relatingto the safety and security equipment to be carried on board;

(k)grantingof exemptions;

(l)statingoffences and penalties;

(m)forthe effective carrying out of the provisions of this Act.

7.Repeals

ThePort Authority Regulations made under the Port Authority Act CAP. 333 areamended by repealing PART VI of those regulations which carry the title “SmallCraft” except for the following—

“Regulations73-77 inclusive, 94, 96 and 97”.




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