65A Proceeding without pilot contrary to maritime rules or direction given under section 60A


If a ship proceeds without a pilot in contravention of section 60A, the owner and master of the ship each commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—


in the case of an individual, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or a fine not exceeding $10,000:


in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $100,000:


in any case, to an additional penalty under section 409.


Despite section 451(5), a contravention of a maritime rule in circumstances to which section 60A(1) applies is an offence against this section.

Section 65A: inserted, on 9 June 1999, by section 9 of the Maritime Transport Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 68).

Section 65A(1): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).