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L. S. NO. 2 TO GAZETTE NO. 27/2001

L.N. 158 of 2001

B1465

MERCHANT SHIPPING (LOCAL VESSELS) (DWELLING VESSELS) REGULATION

(Made under section 89 of the Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) Ordinance (Cap. 548))

1. Commencement

This Regulation shall come into operation on the day appointed for the commencement of the Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) Ordinance (Cap. 548).

2. Interpretation

In this Regulation, unless the context otherwise requires—

“closed area” (禁區) means an area of the waters of Hong Kong specified in Schedule 1;

“licence” (牌照) means—

(a) a licence issued under the repealed Regulations and in force immediately before the commencement of this Regulation; or
(b) a licence issued under this Regulation;

“licensed dwelling vessel” (已領牌住家船隻) means a dwelling vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued and is for the time being in force, and

“unlicensed dwelling vessel” (未領牌住家船隻) shall be construed accordingly;

“licensee” (持牌人) means—

(a) a person to whom a licence for the time being in force is issued; or
(b) a person to whom a licence for the time being in force is transferred under section 7;

“period of validity” (有效期), in relation to a licence, means the period from the date of issue of the licence up to and including the date of expiry of the licence, both dates as specified in the licence;

“prescribed area” (訂明範圍) means an area of the waters of Hong Kong specified in Schedule 2;

“repealed Regulations” (已廢除規例) means the Shipping and Port Control (Dwelling Vessels) Regulations (Cap. 313 sub. leg.).