How frequently should the master review the SMS?

Periodically, i. e. at regular intervals. 

The Company’s SMS should contain instructions and guidance for the master to review the effectiveness of the SMS and report its deficiencies at regular intervals. Many companies require a review at the end of every tour of duty.


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What guidance does the MCA give in MSN 1826 regarding the master’s review?

How can the master verify that specified requirements are observed?