The Merchant Shipping (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill was read in the Singapore Parliament for the first time on 19 November 2018.
The Bill proposes to make a number of significant amendments to Singapore’s merchant shipping legislation. These include:
- enacting the International Convention on Salvage 1989 as part of Singapore law; and
- adopting the 1996 Protocol to amend the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976.
The Bill is expected to be debated in parliament over the coming weeks. A further update will follow if the Bill is passed.
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