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Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notice of Exemption From the Maritime Rules

Pursuant to section 47(3) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, the Director of Maritime New Zealand hereby notifies the granting of the following exemptions from the Maritime Rules dated 20 September 2020, in relation to New Zealand medical practitioners:

Rule Rule Part Summary Total
Medical Standards 34.23(5)(a) Examination of seafarers for certificate of medical fitness – medical practitioner must make the determination in accordance with certification by a registered optometrist – for issue of a STCW deck, STCW-F deck, or national deck certificate 1