Does GMDSS apply to ships on domestic (i.e. non-international) voyages?

Under SOLAS, no, since SOLAS chapter IV does not apply to ships on non- international voyages. However, an individual Party State may pass legislation to extend application of the GMDSS requirements to non-SOLAS ships.

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Has the UK extended application of GMDSS to ships on domestic voyages?

To which ships does the GMDSS apply?