TO AMEND THE SHIPPING ACT
BE IT ENACTED by the King and the Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the
Legislature of the Kingdom as follows:
1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Shipping (Amendment) Act 2009.
(2) The Shipping Act (Cap. 136) shall be referred to in this Act, as the
2. Section 196(1) of the Principal Act is amended by deleting the first word
“The” and replacing it with “Except where a Commission of Inquiry into a
particular incident has been ordered, the”.
Passed by the Legislative Assembly this 11th day of August, 2009.
HRH PRINCESS SALOTE PILOLEVU TUITA
13th August, 2009.
Tonga. No. 3 of 2009.