Who should carry out the adjustment of magnetic compasses on UK ships?

MGN 279 advises that adjustment of the compasses of merchant ships in the UK should, whenever practicable, be entrusted to compass adjusters holding Certificates of Competency as Compass Adjuster issued by the MCA.

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