Consultation outcome

Consultation on the Merchant Shipping (Safety of Navigation) Regulations

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Consultee comments were broadly supportive of the proposals which the government will finalise with a view to bringing into force during 2019. For further detail on the comments, please see the consultation outcome report below.

Feedback received

Safety of Navigation consultation outcome report

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Detail of feedback received

Consultation Outcome Report - Summary of consultee comments and government responses to them.

Original consultation

Summary

This consultation seeks your views on a recast of The Merchant Shipping (Safety of Navigation) Regulations 2002, as amended.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

The purpose of the proposed Regulations is to bring up to date the UK’s transposition of Chapter V (Safety of Navigation) of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974 (SOLAS) in domestic law. At the same time, it is proposed that they will introduce Ambulatory Reference with the Regulations to incorporate any future amendments to the technical standards in the Chapter into UK law by reference on an ongoing basis, instead of transposing it provision by provision.

Documents

Consultation document - Safety of Navigation Regulations

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Annex A - Draft Regulations on Safety of Navigation

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Annex B - Application of re-cast SoN Regulations

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Annex C - Offences and penalties

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Annex D1 - MGN on Safety of Navigation

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Annex D2 - Annexes to MGN on Safety of Navigation

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Annex E - IA SoN SOLAS V

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Annex F - RPC opinion

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Published 24 September 2018
Last updated 16 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Consultation outcome report uploaded.

  2. First published.