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Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notice Relating to Material Incorporated by Reference in Marine Protection Rules

Pursuant to section 452 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, Maritime New Zealand (“Authority”) gives notice that the Part 300: Ballast Water Management of the marine protection rules, was signed on 1 March 2016, however do not enter into force until one year following the accession to the Convention by New Zealand. The commencement of these Rules is suspended until applied by the Minister by further notice in the New Zealand Gazette. Part 300 incorporates the following material by reference:

  • International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments 2004

  • The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS)

Availability of material for inspection

The material incorporated by reference described above is available for inspection by appointment free of charge at the Maritime New Zealand office listed below during the hours of 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday:

Maritime New Zealand Office
Level 11, 1 Grey Street, Wellington.

Availability of material for purchase

The material incorporated by reference may be purchased from the publications website of the International Maritime Organization, where publications are searchable according to name and Code

Alternatively, some publications are available in resolution form on the website of Maritime New Zealand

Dated at Wellington this 24th day of March 2016.

KEITH MANCH, Director of Maritime New Zealand.