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PROTECTION OF THE SEA (CIVIL LIABILITY) ACT 1981


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Interpretation  
   4.      Act binds the Crown  
   5.      Operation of Act  
   6.      Declaration of countries to which Civil Liability Convention applies  
   6A.     Application of the Criminal Code  

   PART II--LIABILITY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY UNDER CONVENTION

   7.      Application of this Part  
   8.      Certain provisions of Convention to have the force of law  
   9.      Claims for compensation  
   10.     Applications to determine limit of liability  
   11.     Transfer of proceedings  
   12.     Regulations giving effect to applied provisions of Convention etc.  

   PART III--INSURANCE CERTIFICATES RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR POLLUTION DAMAGE

   13.     Interpretation  
   14.     Application  
   15.     Insurance certificates to be carried on certain ships  
   16.     Issue of insurance certificates  
   17.     Extension, cancellation and lapsing of insurance certificates  
   18.     Government ships  
   19.     Review of decisions  

   PART IIIA--PROOF OF POSSESSION OF ADEQUATE INSURANCE COVER BY CERTAIN SHIPS

   19A.    Definitions  
   19B.    Application  
   19C.    Insurance certificates to be carried on ships to which Part applies  

   PART IV--RECOVERY OF EXPENSES OF AUTHORITY UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE SEA (POWERS OF INTERVENTION) ACT 1981

   20.     Expenses etc. incurred by Authority debt due to Commonwealth  
   21.     Expenses etc. incurred by Authority charge on ship  
   22.     Detention of ships  

   PART IVA--RECOVERY OF LOSS ETC. INCURRED BY THE AUTHORITY BECAUSE OF DISCHARGES OR THREATENED DISCHARGES FROM SHIPS

   22A.    Recovery of loss etc. by the Authority  

   PART V--MISCELLANEOUS

   23.     Prosecution of offences against subsections 15(1), (2) and (3) and 22(3)  
   24.     No time limit for prosecution  
   25.     Regulations to give effect to Article X of Convention  
   26.     Delegation  
   27.     Regulations  
           SCHEDULE 1 International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage
           SCHEDULE 2 Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969
           SCHEDULE 3 Resolution LEG.1(82)


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