The Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage) (Transitional Provisions) (Revocation) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-10-30

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by sections 171(2) and 182(2) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995(1) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage) (Transitional Provisions) (Revocation) Order 1997, and shall come into force on 16th May 1998.

2.  The Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage) (Transitional Provisions) Order 1996(2) is hereby revoked.

N. H. Nicholls
Clerk of the Privy Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order revokes the Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage) (Transitional Provisions) Order 1996, consequentially on the United Kingdom ceasing to be a party to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage 1969 (and thus being a party solely to the 1992 Convention of the same title).


(1)
1995 c. 21.

(2)
S.I. 1996/1143.
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