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NAVIGATION AMENDMENT ACT 1980 No. 87, 1980 - SECT 23
Changes in crew
23. (1) Section 52 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-
section (1) "every foreign-going ship" and substituting "a ship proceeding on
an overseas voyage from an Australian port".
(2) Section 52 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting from sub-section (1) "The master" and substituting "Subject to
sub-section (3), the master"; and
(b) by adding at the end thereof the following sub-section:
"(3) Sub-section (1) does not apply in relation to the master of a ship if
there is in force between the owner of the ship and each seaman who is a
member of the crew of the ship a contract of sea service.".
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