These Regulations will come into force on 6 April 2018 and apply to England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
They consolidate and update the Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations SI 2002/2125 and implement:

Directive 1999/63/EC on the Agreement on the organisation of working time of seafarers concluded by the European Community…

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