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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 126

Language of cargo record book

126 Language of cargo record book

(Reg 15.4 of Annex II of MARPOL) (cf former Act s 21 (7) (a))

(1) The cargo record book on an Australian ship must be written in the English language.
(2) The cargo record book on a foreign ship must be written in the official language of the country whose flag the ship is entitled to fly, or in one of the official languages of that country.
(3) However, if that official language is not English, French or Spanish, the cargo record book must also be translated into English, French or Spanish.



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