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Notice Relating to Initial Incorporation by Reference of Material in Maritime Rules

Pursuant to section 452 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, Maritime New Zealand gives notice that the Maritime Rules (Parts 23 and 53) Amendment 2022, signed on 18 November 2022 and coming into effect on 22 December 2022, incorporates the following material by reference, in rule 23.9(7) footnote 7A and rule 23.21(7) footnote 13A, also coming into force on 22 December 2022:

IMO clarification titled “Clarification Of SOLAS Regulation III/19” in MSC.1/Circ.1326 as amended by MSC.1/Circ.1326/Corr.1

IMO guideline titled “Guidelines On Safety During Abandon Ship Drills Using Lifeboats” in MSC.1/Circ.1578

Availability of Material for Inspection

The material incorporated by reference described above is available for inspection free of charge by appointment at the Maritime New Zealand office, Level 11, 1 Grey Street, Wellington, during office hours.

Availability of Material for Access or Purchase

The material incorporated by reference may be accessed or 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 22nd day of November 2022.

PETER BRUNT, Deputy Chief Executive, Executive – Regulatory Frameworks.