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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 219

Several liability where oil or noxious liquid substance is discharged from 2 or more ships

219 Several liability where oil or noxious liquid substance is discharged from 2 or more ships

(cf former Act s 31)
If oil or a noxious liquid substance is discharged into State waters from 2 or more ships in, or in connection with, a transfer operation, and it is not reasonably practicable to identify the oil or noxious liquid substance that has discharged from a particular ship, all of the oil or noxious liquid substance is taken, for the purposes of this Part, to have been discharged from each of those ships.



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