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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 31

Offence of being responsible for discharge of noxious liquid substances into State waters from a ship

31 Offence of being responsible for discharge of noxious liquid substances into State waters from a ship

(Reg 13 of Annex II of MARPOL) (cf former Act s 18A (3))
A person responsible for the discharge of any noxious liquid substance into State waters from a ship that is subject to a chemical tanker construction certificate certifying the ship to carry noxious liquid substances in bulk is guilty of an offence.

Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$500,000, or
(b) in the case of a corporation--$10,000,000.



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