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Expressions used in this Act and MARPOL

4 Expressions used in this Act and MARPOL

(cf former Act ss 7, 14 and 25)

(1) An expression used in this Act that is also used in MARPOL (whether or not a particular meaning is assigned to it by MARPOL), has in this Act the same meaning as in MARPOL.
(2) Except as far as the context or subject matter otherwise indicates or requires, if a word or expression is defined in MARPOL (including Protocol I or an Annex of MARPOL) and this Act:
(a) this Act's definition does not limit or exclude, but may extend, the meaning of the word or expression given under MARPOL, and
(b) the definitions are to be read in the context of each other and the other provisions of this Act, but, if the definitions so read are inconsistent, the MARPOL definition is displaced.

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