Which classification societies are Recognised Organisations for the purpose of carrying out certain statutory surveys of UK ships?

(1) Lloyd’s Register (LR); (2) Bureau Veritas (BV); (3) Det Norske Veritas DNV); (4) American Bureau of Shipping (ABS); (5) Germanischer Lloyd (GL); (6) Registro Italiano Navale (RINA); and (7) Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK or Class NK) (with certain restrictions).

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Which aspects of statutory survey and certification does the MCA generally delegate to Recognised Organisations (i. e. MCA- authorised classification societies)?

Which regulations contain the survey requirements for UK ships, and which M Notice explains them?