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PORT MANAGEMENT ACT 1995 - SECT 24

Liability of certain persons

S. 24(1) amended by Nos 51/1996 s. 6(3)(a)–(c), 85/2003 s. 30(2), 10/2016 s. 98.

    (1)     If any sum has been paid to VRCA, a channel operator or the port of Melbourne operator by, or recovered from, the owner, master or agent of a vessel as damages for any damage or loss under section 23, the owner, master or agent may, if the damage or loss was due to the negligence of a person other than the owner, master or agent, recover from that person the sum so paid or recovered (together with the costs of levying and recovering it) in any court of competent jurisdiction.

    (2)     Nothing in this section deprives any licensed pilot of the benefit of any statutory limitation of liability.

S. 25 repealed by No. 45/2010 s. 33(2).

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S. 26 amended by Nos 51/1996 s. 7, 85/2003 s. 28(c), repealed by No. 45/2010 s. 33(2).

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Ss 27–29 repealed by No. 45/2010 s. 33(2).

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S. 30 amended by No. 23/2003 s. 6, repealed by No. 45/2010 s. 33(2).

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S. 31 amended by Nos 44/2001 s. 3(Sch. item 92.2), 63/2007 s. 7, repealed by No. 45/2010 s. 33(2).

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Ss 32–37 repealed by No. 45/2010 s. 33(2).

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S. 38 amended by No. 23/2003 s. 7, repealed by No. 45/2010 s. 33(2).

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Ss 39–44 repealed by No. 45/2010 s. 33(2).

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Pt 2A (Heading and ss 44A44G) inserted by No. 85/2003 s. 11.

Part 2A—Local ports

S. 44A inserted by No. 85/2003 s. 11.



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