Ship Registration Act 1992

  • This version was replaced on 3 May 2017 to make corrections to sections 24(2), 35(2) and (3), 36, 39(3) and (4), 43(2), 44, 45(1)(a) and (b) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
8 Entitlement to register certain New Zealand-owned ships and other ships

(1)

The following ships are entitled to be registered in Part A of the Register:

(a)

New Zealand-owned ships that are pleasure vessels:

(b)

ships on demise charter to New Zealand-based operators (other than pleasure vessels and New Zealand-owned ships):

(c)

New Zealand-owned ships not exceeding 24 metres register length:

(d)

New Zealand-owned ships that are engaged solely on inland waters of New Zealand:

(e)

New Zealand-owned ships that are barges and do not proceed on voyages beyond coastal waters.

(2)

The following ships are entitled to be registered in Part B of the Register:

(a)

New Zealand-owned ships that are pleasure vessels:

(b)

New Zealand-owned ships not exceeding 24 metres register length:

(ba)

any ship that is jointly owned in equal proportions by a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand citizens and a person or persons (not being a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand citizens) who is or are entitled, in terms of the Immigration Act 2009, to reside in New Zealand indefinitely:

(c)

any other ship, if a majority interest in the ship is owned by a person or persons (not being a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand citizens) who is or are entitled, in terms of the Immigration Act 2009, to reside in New Zealand indefinitely.

(3)

This section is subject to section 9.

Compare: Shipping Registration Act 1981 s 14 (Aust)

Section 8(2)(ba): inserted, on 1 February 1995, by section 203 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 (1994 No 104).

Section 8(2)(ba): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Section 8(2)(c): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Section 8(3): added, on 15 December 2005, by section 3 of the Ship Registration Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 114).