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No. S 399
Prevention of Pollution of the Sea Act
Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Oil)
(Amendment) Regulations 2011
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 34 of the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea Act, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, with the approval of the Minister for Transport, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Oil) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 and shall come into operation on 1st August 2011.
Amendment of First Schedule
2.  The First Schedule to the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Oil) Regulations 2006 (G.N. No. S 685/2006) is amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 42, the following chapter:
Chapter 9

Special Requirements For The Use Or
Carriage Of Oils In The Antarctic Area

Regulation 43
Special requirements for the use or carriage of oils
in the Antarctic area
 
1
With the exception of vessels engaged in securing the safety of ships or in a search and rescue operation, the carriage in bulk as cargo or carriage and use as fuel of the following:
 
 
.1
crude oils having a density at 15°C higher than 900 kg/m3;
 
 
.2
oils, other than crude oils, having a density at 15°C higher than 900 kg/m3 or a kinematic viscosity at 50°C higher than 180 mm2/s; or
 
 
.3
bitumen, tar and their emulsions,
 
 
shall be prohibited in the Antarctic area, as defined in regulation 1.11.7 of this Annex.
 
2
When prior operations have included the carriage or use of oils listed in paragraphs 1.1 to 1.3 of this regulation, the cleaning or flushing of tanks or pipelines is not required.
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Made this 5th day of July 2011.
LUCIEN WONG
Chairman,
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.
[MPA 46/06.C03.V08/TT; AG/LLRD/SL/243/2010/4/Vol. 1]