The long-awaited consolidation of the UK merchant shipping legislation finally arrived with the passing of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 which replaced the thirty or so Acts dating from the Merchant Shipping Act 1894. This new edition of Merchant Shipping Act 1995 - An Annotated Guide provides an authoritative and practical guide to the implications of this important legislation.
Written in a clear and accessible style, the authors guide you chronologically through each of the Act's 313 sections. They include expert commentary and analysis to assist your understanding and interpretation of the Act.
Merchant Shipping Act 1995 - An Annotated Guide is an essential first-stop reference guide, providing guidance on the appropriate authorities and more detailed texts to which further reference can be made. It is also annotated throughout with comprehensive tables and indexes, making it a truly practical working tool.
Thoroughly revised and up-dated, the second edition includes details of:
Amendments to the Merchant Shipping Act 1995
The Merchant Shipping and Maritime Security Act 1997
Statutory instruments and regulations introduced to supplement the Merchant Shipping Act
The most recent case law
Updated references to other texts, which have themselves been updated in the last 4 years