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Dangerous Goods (Shipping) Regulation 2012

Part 5

L.N. 56 of 2012

Section 31


Part 5

31. Permits required to discharge fireworks at sea

(1) Except under the authority of a permit granted under subsection (2), a person must not discharge or cause to be discharged any fireworks at sea.

(2) The Director may, on application and payment of the fee specified in Schedule 3, grant to any person a permit authorizing the discharge of fireworks at sea.

(3) A permit under subsection (2) may be granted in respect of any fireworks or any class of fireworks.

(4) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine at level 2.

32. Contravention of Director’s directions

If a vessel to which this Regulation applies contravenes a direction given by the Director under section 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 25 or 26, the master of the vessel commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine at level 4 and to imprisonment for 3 months.

33. Power of Director to grant exemptions

(1) The Director may in respect of dangerous goods at sea, grant an exemption, in respect of a specific case or a specific person, from all or any of the provisions of this Regulation, subject to any conditions the Director specifies.

(2) The Director may vary or revoke any exemption granted under subsection (1).