Marine Protection (Offences) Regulations 1998

2 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

the Act means the Maritime Transport Act 1994

Marine Protection Rules or rules means the ordinary rules made under Part 27 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

provision means a provision of the Marine Protection Rules.

(2)

Every reference in these regulations to any provision includes every provision for the time being in force amending or made in substitution for that provision.

(3)

The brief descriptions given in the second column of Schedule 1 are intended only to be an indication of the content of the provisions they describe, and are not intended to be used in the interpretation of the provisions.

(4)

Abbreviations used in the second column of Schedule 1 have the meanings given to those abbreviations in the Marine Protection Rules.