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  1. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Training, Certification, Safe Manning, Hours of Work and Watchkeeping) (Amendment) Regulations, 2014 (S.R.O. No. 39 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-11-06 | KNA-2014-R-104920

  2. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention 2006) (Amendment) Regulations, 2014 (S.R.O. No. 17 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-07-30 | KNA-2014-R-104913

  3. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention 2006), Regulations, 2013 (S.R.O. No. 27 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-10-17 | KNA-2013-R-104914

    1. Citation
    2. Interpretation
    3. Application
    4. Medical Certificate
    5. Training and Qualifications
    6. Recruitment and Placement
    7. Seafarers’ employment agreements
    8. Wages
    9. Hours of work and hours of rest
    10. Entitlement of Leave
    11. Repatriation
    12. Seafarer compensation for the ship’s loss of foundering
    13. Manning levels
    14. Career and skill development and opportunities for seafarers’ employment
    15. Accommodation and recreational facilities
    16. Food and catering
    17. Medical care on board ship and ashore
    18. Ship owners’ liability
    19. Health and safety protection and accident prevention
    20. Access to shore-based welfare facilities
    21. Flag State responsibilities
    22. Authorization of recognized organisations
    23. Maritime labour certificate and declaration of maritime labour compliance
    24. Inspection and enforcement
    25. On-board complaint procedures
    26. Marine casualties
    27. Port State responsibilities
    28. Onshore seafarer complaint-handling procedures
    29. Labour-supplying responsibilities
    30. Exemptions
    31. Delegation
    First Schedule
    Second Schedule
    Third Schedule
    Fourth Schedule

  4. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting and Publication) Regulations, 2012 (S.R.O. No. 15 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-19 | KNA-2012-R-104915

  5. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Medical Examination) Regulations, 2012 (S.R.O. No. 16 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-19 | KNA-2012-R-104916

    1. Citation.
    2. Interpretation.
    3. Application.
    4. Prohibition on employment.
    5. Issue of medical fitness certificates.
    6. Certificate equivalent.
    7. Certificates issued by foreign States.
    8. Period of validity.
    9. Suspension or cancellation of Certificate.
    10. Application for review.
    11. Records.
    12. Inspection and detention of Saint Christopher and Nevis ship.
    13. Inspection and detention of foreign ship.
    14. Penalties.

  6. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Training, Certification, Safe Manning, Hours of Work and Watchkeeping) Regulations, 2012 (S.R.O. No. 17 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-19 | KNA-2012-R-104917

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Certification and Recognition of Certificates
    Part III - Quality Standards
    Part IV - Hovercraft
    Part V - Safe Manning
    Part VI - Hours of Work
    Part VII - Watchkeeping
    Part VIII - Miscellaneous

    First Schedule – Revalidation of Certificates
    Second Schedule – Form of Endorsement Attesting the Recognition of a Certificate
    Third Schedule – Table of Criteria for Appropriate Certificates
    Fourth Schedule – Issue of Certificates of Competence
    Fifth Schedule – Training and Certification of Officers and Crew on High Speed Craft
    Sixth Schedule – Record of Certificates and Endorsements
    Seventh Schedule – Near Coastal Voyages
    Eighth Schedule – Assessments
    Ninth Schedule – Safe Manning, Hours of Work and Watchkeeping
    Tenth Schedule – Form of Dispensation

  7. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Formal Investigation and Inquiry) Regulations, 2012 (S.R.O. No. 19 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-19 | KNA-2012-R-104918

    Part I - Preamble
    Part II - Formal Investigation
    Part III - Section 122 Inquiry
    Part IV - Section 124 Inquiry
    Part V - Miscellaneous

  8. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Crew Agreement) Regulations, 2012 (S.R.O. No. 14 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-19 | KNA-2012-R-104919

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Crew Agreements
    Part III - List of the Crew
    Part IV - Discharge of Seafarers

  9. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2009 (No. 32 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-18 | KNA-2009-L-88065

    This Act amends the Merchant Shipping Act, 2002 by deleting section 461. This section stipulates that Regulations made by the Minister under this Act shall be subject to negative resolution of the National Assembly.

  10. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (International Safety Management (ISM) Code) Regulations, 2008 (S.R.O. No. 15 of 2008). - Regulations on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-17 | KNA-2008-R-80873

    1. Citation
    2. Interpretation
    3. Application
    4. Duty to comply with the ISM Code
    5. Duty to hold certificates
    6. Duty to carry certificates
    7. Duty of master
    8. Designated person
    9. Issue of document of compliance and safety management certificate
    10. Interim document of compliance
    11. Interim safety management certificate
    12. Issue and endorsement of safety management certificate by another Government
    13. Issue of certificates on behalf of other Governments
    14. Annual audit of document of compliance
    15. Intermediate audit of safety management certificate
    16. Renewal of certificates
    17. Powers of audit and inspection
    18. Powers of suspension of services and detention
    19. Exemptions
    20. Suspension or cancellation of documents of compliance and safety management certificates
    22. Defence
    23. Repeal (Repeals the Merchant Shipping (International Safety Management (ISM) Code) Regulations, 2007 (S.R.O. No. 35 of 2007).

  11. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Tonnage) Regulations, 2007 (S.R.O. No. 36 of 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-10-04 | KNA-2007-R-104921

  12. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2005 (No. 12 of 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-03-31 | KNA-2005-L-80874

    Amends sections 20 and 456 concerning port of registry.

  13. Saint Kitts and Nevis - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Act, 2002 (No. 24 of 2002). - Legislation on-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-12-31 | KNA-2002-L-88064

    This Act makes provision for the registration of ships, proprietary interests in ships and the control of navigation and related matters such as survey, marking, the prevention of pollution and liability for and compensation of oil pollution.
    Part V of the Act deals with the relationship between Masters and seamen and contains provisions on employment contracts, wages, health and safety, manning, qualifications, training, offences, disciplinary procedures, civil liability, relief and repatriation, and documentation. Selected provisions of this Act apply to fishing vessels.
    The Minister may make Orders for implementation of the Law of the Sea Convention in relation with protection of the marine environment. The Chapters on oil pollution damage concern, among other things, compulsory insurance, contributions to the International Oil Compensation Fund and compensation for oil pollution damage.

    Repeals the Merchant Shipping Act, 1985.


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