Merchant Shipping (Radio)) Rules, 1983

MINISTRY OF SHIPPING & TRANSPORT
(Shipping Wing)

New Delhi, the 7th January, 1983
NOTIFICATION
(Merchant Shipping)

 

            G.S.R. 15(E)—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 296, read with sections 291 and 457, of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 (44 of 1958), and in supersession of the Indian Merchant Shipping (Radio) rules, 1956, the Central Government hereby, makes the following rules namely :--

 

PART-I

GENERAL 

            1.         Short title, commencement and application.---(1) These rules may be called the Merchant Shipping (Radio) Rules, 1983. 

            (2)        They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. 

            (3)        They shall apply to ships which are- 

(a)                 Sea-going Indian ships;

(b)                 Sea going ships other than Indian ships while they are within India, including the territorial waters thereof, but are not-- 

(i)         troop-ships not registered in India;

(ii)                 ships not propelled by mechanical means;