Civil engineering contractor fined £600,000
7th March 2019
SI 2019/528
13th March 2019

SI 2019/470

SI 2019/470.  The Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. Comes into force on Brexit day. Amends Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1025). This instrument establishes a United Kingdom conformity assessment procedure for marine equipment placed or to be placed on board a United Kingdom ship. It provides for the application of international standards for equipment placed on United Kingdom ships and for the enforcement of those standards. This is achieved by requiring marine equipment to comply with the international design, construction and performance standards contained in the International Maritime Organisation (“IMO”) International Conventions, and that equipment be approved as such by a United Kingdom approved body. The instrument also provides for the acceptance of marine equipment which has been approved in the EU by an EU Notified Body for marine equipment.