What is the statutory definition of a ship security officer?

The person on board the ship, accountable to the master, designated by the Company as responsible for the security of the ship, including implementation and maintenance of the ship security plan and for liaison with the company security officer and port facility security officers. (ISPS Code, para. A/2.1.6)

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What are the statutory requirements regarding the designation of a ship security officer on a ship?

In the situation in the previous question, what action should the master take where a seaman refused to sign on the new Crew Agreement?