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Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Act 1994.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
Queensland
Document type
Legislation
Date
1994 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act about marine safety and other matters.
Subject
Sea
Keyword
Navigation Harbour Inspection Authorization/permit Institution
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Indian Ocean, Oceania, South Pacific
Abstract

This Act makes provisions to secure safety in transport operation by sea, it consists of 19 Parts divided into 246 sections. Part 2 concerns development, approval, obligations and implementation of marine safety strategies. Part 4 sets general obligations and standards and Part 5 covers registration, licensing, permits and accreditation. Part 6 is dedicated to pilotage areas, Part 7 to harbour masters and Part 8 to pilots. Parts 9 provides for aids to navigation, Part 11 is dedicated to marine incidents, defines what they are and prescribe reporting obligations on incidents. Part 12 concerns the Board of Inquiry, that must inquire into the circumstances and probable causes of the relevant marine incident. Part 13 concerns shipping inspectors, their appointment, functions and powers, while Part 14 cover orderly controls over ships and general manager's powers of direction. Other provisions concern appeals, legal proceedings, etc.

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.qld.gov.au

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Regulation 2004.

Legislation | Australia | 2004 (2016)

Keyword: Navigation, Harbour

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Regulation 2016.

Legislation | Australia | 2016 (2019)

Keyword: Navigation, Harbour, Survey/mapping, Transport/storage, Royalties/fees, Fishing vessel

Source: FAO, FAOLEX