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Marine Traffic Act, No. 2 of 1981

Long title


To regulate marine traffic in the Republic of South Africa, and to provide for matters connected therewith.


Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1.Definitions
2.Right of innocent passage
3.Certain vessels to show flag
4.Entry into and departure from internal waters
5.Immobilizing, laying-up, stopping or anchoring outside harbours or fishing harbours [... Title amended by Act 1983_005_005 - was entitled "Ships not to be stopped or anchored"]
6.Ships and wreckage not to be sunk or abandoned
7.Suspension of passage
8.Passage deemed to be not innocent
8A.Suppression of illicit traffic in drugs on board foreign ships in territorial waters [... inserted by Act 1983_005_008_19830302]
8B.Offences in respect of offshore installations [... inserted by Act 1997_023_020_19970718]
8C.Minister may determine safety zone [... inserted by Act 1997_023_021_19970718]
9.Authority's powers relating to ship on non-innocent passage [... Title amended by Act 1998_005_19989331 Sch - was entitled "Minister's powers relating to ship on non-innocent passage"]
10.Notice to be given of proceedings in respect of foreign ships
11.Penalties
11A.Jurisdiction [...inserted by Act 1997_023_024_19970718]
12.Delegation of powers
13.Limitation of liability
14.Regulations
15.Notification of regulations made or other action under Act
16.Craft to which Act does not apply
17.Operation of Act in relation to other laws
17A.Application of Act to Prince Edward Islands [...inserted by Act 1997_023_026_19970718]
18.Agreement with government of certain state or territory
19.Short title and commencement
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