Marine Safety Act 1998 No 121
Current version for 1 September 2014 to date (accessed 28 November 2014 at 16:42)

39   Cancellation and suspension of licences by court in connection with offence

(1)  A court that convicts the holder of a marine safety licence of a marine safety offence in connection with activities to which the licence relates may, by order:
(a)  cancel or suspend the licence, and
(b)  disqualify the convicted person from holding or obtaining such a licence for a period specified by the court.
(2)  Any disqualification under this section is in addition to any penalty imposed for the offence.
(3)  In this section, a marine safety offence means any offence relating to the operation of a vessel that causes the death or injury of a person or damage to property, or that causes a risk of any such death, injury or damage.
Note. A licence may also be suspended or cancelled in connection with an alcohol or drug related boating offence—see section 28A. Section 135A deals with National licences.
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