The Merchant Shipping Act and its subsidiary legislation.
The Merchant Shipping Act is an Act of Parliament in Singapore that covers the registration of ships in Singapore, manning and crew matters as well as safety issues.
Note: Section 75(2) of the Merchant Shipping Act was amended on 1 April 2008 to take into account the replacement of the Workmen's Compensation Act (Cap. 354) by the Work Injury Compensation Act (Cap. 354)
Related shipping circular: No. 5 of 2008 Amendment of the Workmen's Compensation Act (CAP. 354)
Download the full text of the Merchant Shipping Act.
Revoked w.e.f. 2 Feb 1996 and replaced by Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Regulations.