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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 34

Defence if discharge was for purpose of combating pollution

34 Defence if discharge was for purpose of combating pollution

(Reg 3.1.3 of Annex II of MARPOL) (cf former Act s 18 (2) (c))
Division 2 does not apply to the discharge of a noxious liquid substance from a ship if the discharge was for the purpose of combating specific pollution incidents in order to minimise the damage from pollution and was approved by an officer prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this section.



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