Qualified Passenger Ship Safety Certificates
309. (1) Upon the receipt of a declaration of survey granted under Part V in respect of a passenger ship for which a Passenger Ship Safety Certificate is required by that Part, the Government shall, if it is satisfied-
(a) that the ship complies fully with the requirements of the rules made under section 296 and with the provisions of this Ordinance and the rules made under sections 299 and 308 applicable to such ship and is properly provided with lights, shapes and means of making fog signals required by the Collision Regulations, cause Passenger Ship Safety Certificate to be prepared under section 247 in respect of the ship, or
(b) that there is in force in respect of the ship an Exemption Certificate granted under section 313 and that the ship complies with all the requirements of clause (a) other than those from which the ship is exempt under that Certificate, cause a Qualified Passenger Ship Safety Certificate to be prepared in respect of the ship, and the same to be delivered to the owner or master of the ship through the Principal Officer or such other officer as the Government may appoint in this behalf.
(2) The Passenger Ship Safety Certificate shall be in the form to be prescribed under section 259 and shall state that the ship complies with the requirements of the Safety Convention.
(3) The Qualified Passenger Ship Safety Certificate shall be in the prescribed form and shall state in what respects the ship complies with the requirements of the Safety convention.