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Stra mntsne STN canons BUSINESS & LAW SELF - EXAMINER for Deck Officers Malcolm Maclachlan UNICORN SHIPPING A division of Unicom Lines (Pty) Ltd P.O, Box 29034 Maydon Wharf ‘Durban 4087 South Africa BUSINESS « LAW SELF-EXAMINER for Deck Officers Malcolm Maclachlan FINI, MICS, Master Mariner Lecturer in Business and Law, Glasgow College of Nautical Studies North Sea Books © North Sea Books 2000 ISBN 1871524 067 Published by North Sea Books 1 Lodge Park, Biggar, Lanarkshire ML12 6ER, Scotland First edition published 1998 (ISBN 1 871524 04 0) All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, ‘without the prior written consent of the publisher, except for quotation of brief passages in reviews. The author and publisher have used their best efforts in collecting and preparing material for inclusion in the Business & Law Self-Examiner for Deck Officers. They do not assume, and hereby disclaim, any liability to any party for any Toss or damage caused by errors or omissions in the Business & Law Self-Examiner for Deck Officers, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident or any other cause. Readers of the Business & Law Self-Examiner for Deck Officers are advised to make themselves aware of any applicable local, national or international legislation or administrative requirements or advice which ‘may affect decisions taken by them in their professional capacities. Printed in Scottand by Crown Press (Scotland) Ltd, 70 Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA