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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 Maritime Rules Part 404, made on 9 December 2022, notified in the New Zealand Gazette, 16 December 2022, Notice No. 2022-sl5534, and coming into force on the date the rules are applied by notice in the New Zealand Gazette, incorporates the following material by reference in its rules (A) and in its consequential amendments to other rules (B), also coming into force on the same date that the rule incorporating the material comes into force:

  1. material incorporated by reference in Part 404

    The Cape Town Agreement, in rule 404.2 (definition of Cape Town Agreement) and in relation to all rules in Part 404

    IEC 60092 series of standards titled “Electrical installations in ships” (also referred to as “Electrical installations in vessels”), in rule 404.93

    Uniform Shipping Laws Code (USL Code), in rule 404.30

    National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV), in rule 404.30

  2. material incorporated incorporation by reference in Part 45 (by consequential amendment in the Schedule of Part 404)

    International Maritime Organization (IMO) resolution A.424(XI) titled “Performance standards for gyro-compasses”, in rule 45.24(5C)

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 16th day of December 2022.

SEAN COOPER, Manager Regulatory Policy Design, Maritime New Zealand.