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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 135

Requirement to carry garbage record book on board ship

135 Requirement to carry garbage record book on board ship

(Reg 9.3 of Annex V of MARPOL)

(1) The master and the owner of a large ship are each guilty of an offence if the ship does not carry a garbage record book that complies with this Division.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$5,500, or
(b) in the case of a corporation--$22,000.
(2) However, the master and the owner of a ship the subject of a waiver under section 137 do not commit an offence in relation to a voyage by the ship of one hour or less in duration.



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