Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments Eighteenth Report


APPENDIX II

Memorandum by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

MERCHANT SHIPPING (OIL POLLUTION) (PITCAIRN) ORDER 1997 (S.I. 1997/2585)

MERCHANT SHIPPING (OIL POLLUTION) (SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS) ORDER 1997 (S.I. 1997/2587)

(1) As regards both Orders, in the section 177(1) set out in the Schedule, ought not the words "damage done to a ship" to read "damage done by a ship"?

(2) As regards the Pitcairn Order, in the section 166(1) set out in the Schedule, ought not the words "damage done to a ship" to read "damage done by a ship"?

1. As regards both Orders in the Section 177(1) set out in the Schedule, the words "damage done to a ship" ought to read "damage done by a ship".

2. As regards the Pitcairn Order, in the section 166(1) set out in the Schedule, the words "damage done to a ship" ought to read "damage done by a ship".

3. We are grateful to the Joint Committee for pointing out these typographical errors. Amending Statutory Instruments will be made at the earliest opportunity to correct them.


December 1997


 
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