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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 225

Security taken by Minister

225 Security taken by Minister

(cf former Act s 52B)

(1) Any security taken by the Minister under this Act must be in a form acceptable to the Minister.
(2) The amount available under any security taken by the Minister under this Act is to be applied only as follows:
(a) in payment of any costs or expenses that have been ordered to be paid by the master or owner of a ship in the course of proceedings for an offence in respect of the discharge or that are recoverable under this Act against the master or owner of the ship as a debt due,
(b) in payment of any penalty imposed by a court in the course of proceedings for an offence in respect of the discharge.



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