21 Pleasure craft departing for overseas

(1)

No master of a pleasure craft shall permit that pleasure craft to depart from any port in New Zealand for any place outside New Zealand unless—

(a)

the Director has been notified in writing of the proposed voyage and the full name of the person who is in command of the pleasure craft; and

(b)

the Director is satisfied that the pleasure craft and its safety equipment are adequate for the voyage; and

(c)

the Director is satisfied that the pleasure craft is adequately crewed for the voyage; and

(d)

the pleasure craft and the master comply with any relevant maritime rules.

(2)

No pleasure craft shall be entitled to a certificate of clearance to depart from any port in New Zealand under the Customs and Excise Act 2018 unless subsection (1) has been satisfied.

Compare: 1952 No 49 s 308; 1987 No 184 s 14

Section 21(2): amended, on 1 October 2018, by section 443(3) of the Customs and Excise Act 2018 (2018 No 4).