Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notification of Proposed Marine Protection Rules

In accordance with section 446(a) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, Maritime New Zealand, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, gives notice of the Minister’s intention to make the following Marine Protection Rules:

Part 132: New Zealand Oil Spill Control Agents

Comments are invited on the above proposed Marine Protection Rules developed under the Maritime Transport Act 1994.

The consultation seeks views on a new Part 132. The existing Part 132 has been substantially redrafted in the new version but the general regulatory scheme for the conditions and process for the approval of oil spill control substances has remained intact.

The consultation document and online submission form can be found at

Submissions must be made online, by email, or by post by 28 August 2015.

Postal submissions must be addressed to Rules Coordinator.

Copies of the consultation document are available free of charge from Maritime New Zealand, Level 11, 1 Grey Street, Wellington, or by contacting the Rules Coordinator at

or by writing to PO Box 25620, Wellington 6146.

Copies are also available on the Maritime New Zealand website at

Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of July 2015.

MARK BATT, Manager Domestic and International Policy, Maritime New Zealand.