Are the rest periods in the last answer changed by the operation of the Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002?

No. The minimum hours of rest requirements in regulation 5 of The Merchant Shipping (Hours of Work) Regulations 2002 do not change the rest period requirements in regulation 6 of the Employment of Young Persons Regulations.

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In what circumstances may the minimum daily rest period of at least 12 hours in every 24-hour period be interrupted?

What rest periods are prescribed by The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Employment of Young Persons) Regulations 1998?