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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 218

Joint and several liability where oil or noxious liquid substance is discharged from pipeline

218 Joint and several liability where oil or noxious liquid substance is discharged from pipeline

(cf former Act s 30)

The following persons are, for the purposes of this Part, jointly and severally liable if oil or a noxious liquid substance is discharged into State waters from a pipeline used in, or in connection with, a transfer operation, whether or not it is being so used:
(a) the owner of the pipeline,
(b) any lessee, licensee or user of any lease, licence or right of user for the use of the pipeline for the carriage of oil or a noxious liquid substance.



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