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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 131

Cargo record book to be retained on ship for one year

131 Cargo record book to be retained on ship for one year

(Reg 15.5 of Annex II of MARPOL) (cf former Act s 23)
The master and the owner of a ship are each guilty of an offence if the ship's cargo record book:

(a) is not retained on the ship at least until the expiration of a period of one year after the day on which the last entry was made in the book, and
(b) is not made readily available for inspection at all reasonable times at least until the expiration of that period.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$22,000, or
(b) in the case of a corporation--$110,000.



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