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Overview of this consultation
This consultation seeks your views on implementing the mandatory provisions of the 2016 amendments to the maritime labour convention 2006 (MLC) into UK law, to allow a maritime labour certificate of compliance to be endorsed for a period not exceeding 5 months after its expiry date, if a ship has successfully completed a MLC renewal inspection.
Your views are sought in the following areas;
- i. The text of the draft regulations; The Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Extension of Maritime Labour Certificate) (Amendment) Regulations (Annex A)
- ii. The economic assessment set out in the De Minimis Assessment (DMA). (Annex B)
- iii. The proposed amendment to section 8 of Merchant Shipping Notice 1848 to provide guidance on the changes (Annex C)
A full list of consultation questions is contained in Section 5 of this consultation.
This consultation is open from 20th March closing on the 27th March 2019.
Consultation responses should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any questions should also be sent to this email address.
When responding, representative groups are asked to give a summary of the people and organisations they represent, and, where relevant, who else they have consulted in reaching their conclusions.