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Maritime Law (2013 Revision).

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
This Act makes provision with respect to marine navigation and the registration of marine vessels and Liberia and related matters. It provides for the appointment of the Commissioner of Maritime Affairs, who shall administer all matters pertaining to domestic and foreign water-borne commerce of this Republic, by and through the Bureau of Maritime Affairs, designated and established by Government for the effective administration of the provisions of this Act. Certain rules regarding limitation of liability shall not apply to claims for oil pollution damage within the meaning of the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage or of any amendment or protocol thereto. The Act also provides for the taxation of fishing vessels.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Notes
Title 21 of the Liberian Code of Laws of 1956, as amended last by 6/2002.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No