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Marine Safety Act 1998.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
New South Wales
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act relating to marine safety and other matters; to repeal the Maritime Services Act 1935 , the Navigation Act 1901 , the Commercial Vessels Act 1979 and certain other marine legislation.
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Basic legislation Institution Navigation Management/conservation Enforcement/compliance Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

The objects of this Act, consisting of ten Parts, are as follows: (a) to ensure the safe operation of vessels in ports and other waterways, (b) to promote the responsible operation of vessels in those waters so as to protect the safety and amenity of other users of those waters and the amenity of occupiers of adjoining land, (c) to provide for the investigation of marine accidents and for appropriate action following any such investigation, (d) to consolidate marine safety legislation. The Act consists of 10 Parts: preliminary; safety of navigation; boating safety – alcohol and drugs; marine safety licences; requirements for vessels; pilotage; harbour masters; marine investigation and enforcement; legal proceedings; miscellaneous. The Act is completed by four schedules.

Full text
English
Website
www6.austlii.edu.au

References - Legislation

Repeals

Commercial Vessels Act.

Legislation | Australia | 1982 (2004)

Keyword: Fishing vessel, Equipment, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Marking/identification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Management of Waters and Waterside Lands Regulations N.S.W.

Legislation | Australia | 1996 (2007)

Keyword: Navigation, Pollution control, Harbour, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Maritime Services Act 1935

Legislation | Australia | 1935 (2003)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Navigation, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Marine Safety (General) Regulation 2009.

Legislation | Australia | 2009

Keyword: Navigation, Pollution control, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Safety (Commercial Vessels) Regulation, 2010.

Legislation | Australia | 2010

Keyword: Navigation, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Safety Regulation 2003.

Legislation | Australia | 2003 (2006)

Keyword: Navigation, Pollution control, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Safety Regulation 2008.

Legislation | Australia | 2008

Keyword: Navigation, Pollution control, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Safety Regulation 2016.

Legislation | Australia | 2016 (2018)

Keyword: Navigation, Pollution control, Offences/penalties, Procedural matters, Protection of environment, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Safety (General) Regulation 2009.

Legislation | Australia | 2009 (2015)

Keyword: Navigation, Pollution control, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX