Resource Management (Marine Pollution) Regulations 1998

14 Discharge of ballast water


Any person may discharge in the coastal marine area, from a ship or offshore installation, clean ballast water or segregated ballast water.


This regulation does not authorise the discharge of clean ballast water or segregated ballast water in contravention of the Biosecurity Act 1993, regulations made under that Act, or import health standards made under section 20 of that Act or in contravention of section 246B of the Maritime Transport Act 1994 or rules made under that Act.

Regulation 14(2): amended, on 8 September 2017, by section 88 of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).