Maritime Transport Act Commencement Order 1998

1998/206

Maritime Transport Act Commencement Order 1998


Note

This order is administered in the Ministry of Transport.


PURSUANT to sections 1(2) and 221 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order may be cited as the Maritime Transport Act Commencement Order 1998.

2 Commencement of certain provisions of Maritime Transport Act 1994

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings into force, on 20 August 1998, the following provisions of the Maritime Transport Act 1994:

  • (a) Sections 223 and 224 (which are application provisions relating to Parts 19 to 28 of the Act):

  • (b) Part 19 (which relates to the protection of the marine environment from harmful substances):

  • (c) Part 20 (which relates to the protection of the marine environment from hazardous ships, structures, and offshore operations):

  • (d) Part 21 (which relates to the protection of the marine environment from dumping, incineration, and storing of wastes):

  • (e) Sections 333 to 341 (which relate to oil pollution levies):

  • (f) Part 25 (which relates to civil liability for pollution of the marine environment):

  • (g) Section 481 and Schedule 7 (which repeals the Marine Pollution Act 1974):


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 July 1998.