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TopicAgencyTitleConsultation Period
Merchant Shipping (SOLAS Chapter III)(Life-saving appliances and arrangements) Regulations 2017Ship RegistryConsultation on Merchant Shipping (SOLAS Chapter III)(Life-saving appliances and arrangements) Regulations 2017

Consultation on proposals to make new Regulations to give effect to the latest version of Chapter III of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974 (SOLAS).
SOLAS Chapter III contains the requirements for life-saving appliances and arrangements. This includes requirements for lifeboats, rescue boats and lifejackets according to the type of ship the equipment is fitted on. Specific technical requirements for life-saving appliances are contained in the International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code which is mandatory in accordance with SOLAS Chapter III.

13 January 2017 - 24 February 2017
Criminal JusticeDHAConsultation on secondary legislation for the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 2016.

Views are sought on the three items of subordinate legislation necessary to enable the Act to be brought into operation on 01 April 2017. There are two codes. The first code guides the police as to the conduct and recording of criminal investigations and the second code relates to the conduct by the police of interviews of witnesses disclosed by the defence. The set of draft regulations propose time periods within which the parties involved in a criminal case going for trial are to perform their respective duties in respect of disclosure of evidence, prosecution unused material and the defence statement of case.
Paper copies and large print copies of the consultation documents, may be supplied upon request.

23 December 2016 - 8 February 2017

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