Marine Liability Act

Version of section 49 from 2003-01-01 to 2010-01-01:


Marginal note:Exception — drilling activities

  •  (1) This Part does not apply to a drilling ship that is on location and engaged in the exploration or exploitation of the sea-bed or its subsoil in so far as a discharge of a pollutant emanates from those activities.

  • Marginal note:Exception — floating storage units

    (2) This Part does not apply to a floating storage unit or floating production, storage and offloading unit unless it is carrying oil as a cargo on a voyage to or from a port or terminal outside an offshore oil field.

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