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Notice of Exemption From the Maritime Rules

Pursuant to section 40AA(1)(a) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, the Director of Maritime New Zealand hereby notifies the granting of the following exemptions from the Maritime Rules during the period 21 September 2022 to 19 October 2022 inclusive:

Rule Rule Part Summary Total
Maritime Transport Operator – Certification and Responsibilities Part 19, Subpart A Maritime Transport Operator Certificate 1
Part 19, Subpart B Maritime Transport Operator Plan and maritime transport operator safety system 1
Part 19, Subpart C Operating requirements 1
Part 19, Subpart D Transition and revocation 1
Part 19, Appendix Maritime Transport Operator Plan: Details and procedures 1
19.3 Requirement to hold Maritime Transport Operator Certificate 3
19.41 Maritime Transport Operator Plan requirements 2
19.42(1) Maritime Transport Operator Plan - develop and document maritime transport operator safety system 2
19.43(1) Develop and apply a survey plan 2
19.45(1) Develop and apply a maintenance plan 2
19.46(1) Develop relevant safety equipment list and a spare parts list 2
19.62(1) A ship must have a valid Certificate of Survey issued under rule 44.41 before it can be operated 2
19.63(1) Operator must ensure surveyor completes surveys for each ship 2
Crewing and Watchkeeping 31, Subpart D Ships other than ships to which subparts B and C apply 1
31.84(2)(b)(i) Seafarers on board must hold minimum requirement certificates and prescribed endorsements 2
31.84(4)(b), Table 11 Minimum crewing requirements for passenger ships operating within enclosed water limits – only in relation to master hold a Skipper Restricted Limits on a ship less than 24 metres with 1 to 19 passengers. 2
Design, Construction and Equipment - Passenger Ships which are not SOLAS Ships 40A.33 Petrol inboard and outboard engines requirements 2
40A, Appendix 3, 3.3 Fire fighting appliances requirements for a ship that proceeds in restricted limits. 2
40A, Appendix 4, 4.3 Life saving appliances requirements for a ship that proceeds in restricted limits 2