Chapter 8 Supplementary Rules
Assignment of seafarers on board a ship to a war zone shall be agreed upon by the seafarers in a written agreement. The danger allowance, insurance, and the disability and death compensations for such seafarers shall be negotiated by the relevant organizations of employees and employers, and reported to the shipping administration authority for approval before coming into effect.
Assignment of seafarers on board a ship to the high-risk sea areas threatened by pirates or illegal force, if the employer wouldn’t hire private armed security personnel in accordance with Shipping Act, the seafarers should be notified and respect their willings.
For matters not provided herein which involving in international transactions, the competent authority may adopt and implement the rules, regulations, guidelines, standards, recommendations and programs set forth under the relevant international conventions or agreements and their protocols thereof.
The administrative punishments prescribed in the Act are implemented by the shopping administration authority.
The competent authority or the shipping administration authority is entitled to collect reviewing fees, and certificate and license fees while reviewing the application for a permit, or issuance of certificate or license. The schedule of fees shall be prescribed by the competent authority.
The by-laws of this Act shall be established by the competent authority.
This Act will take effect from the date of promulgation.
This Act as amended on June 12,2009 will take effect on November 23,2009.