Maritime Security Regulations 2004

Reprint as at 1 August 2008

Maritime Security Regulations 2004

(SR 2004/153)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 31st day of May 2004

Her Exellency the Governor-General in Council


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.

Pursuant to section 76 of the Maritime Security Act 2004, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


Threats to ships

Ship security levels

Ship security assessment

Restricted areas

Advice required of ships intending to enter ports

Ship security plan

Recognised security organisations

Ship security alert system

Company security officer

Ship security officer

Training, drills, and exercises on ship security

Ship security records


Control measures

Port facility security levels

Port facility security assessment

Port facility security plan

Port facility security officer

Training, drills, and exercises on port facility security

Port security identification

Verifications for ships

International Ship Security Certificate

Duration and validity of certificate

Interim International Ship Security Certificate

Gazette information

Reprint notes