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Name: Merchant Shipping Act (No. 57 of 1951).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1957-06-27
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-1957-L-74098
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Department of Transport, South Africa PDF PDF (consulted on 2006-08-16)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter 1 - Administration
Chapter 2 - Recording, registration and licensing of ships
Chapter 3 - Certificates of competency and service
Chapter 4 - Engagement, discharge, repatriation, payment, discipline and general treatment of seamen, cadets and apprentice-officers
Chapter 5 - Safety of ships and life at sea
Chapter 6 - Special shipping enquiries and courts of enquiry and courts of survey
Chapter 7 - Wrecks and salvage
Chapter 8 - Carriage of goods by sea
Chapter 9 - Offences, penal provisions and legal procedure
Chapter 10 - General
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