Maritime Transport Act 1994

87A Governor-General may notify amended limits


If the limits of liability specified in Article 6, 7, or 8 of the LLMC Convention (as amended by the LLMC Protocol) are amended in accordance with Article 8 of the LLMC Protocol, the Governor-General, may, by Order in Council, notify—


the new limits; and


the date from which those limits take effect in accordance with Article 8 of the LLMC Protocol.


The limits notified in accordance with subsection (1), may, in the absence of proof to the contrary, be taken in any proceedings to be the current limits.


An order under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 87A: inserted, on 23 October 2013, by section 28 of the Maritime Transport Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 84).

Section 87A(3): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).