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The Notice requires persons reporting maritime transport or offshore facility security incidents to the Secretary to provide certain minimum information and also requires the report to be made in writing to the DOTARS OTS Operations Centre.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Transport
General Comments: This instrument revokes all previous notices published under subsection 182(1) of the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003.
Registered 12 Oct 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Oct-2005
Tabled Senate13-Oct-2005
Date of repeal 09 Sep 2008
Repealed by Revoked by Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act Notice About How Incident Reports Are To Be Made (No. 3).

 

 

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003

NOTICE ABOUT HOW INCIDENT REPORTS ARE TO BE MADE (No. 2)

I, DAVID JAMES HARROD, Acting General Manager, Maritime Security Branch, Office of Transport Security, Department of Transport and Regional Services (the Department), publish this Notice under subsection 182(1) of the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 (the Act).

Dated 10 October 2005

 

 

SIGNED BY DAVID HARROD

 

David Harrod

Delegate of the Secretary to the Department

1              Name of Notice

This Notice is the Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act Notice About How Incident Reports Are To Be Made.

2              Commencement and Duration

This Notice takes effect on the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments and remains in force until revoked.

3              Revocation

All previous notices published under subsection 182(1) of the Act are revoked.

4              Information that must be included

Reports of maritime transport or offshore facility security incidents required to be made to the Secretary of the Department under Part 9 of the Act must include the following information:

 

(a)                the maritime industry participant to whom the report relates;

(b)               the date and time of the incident;

(c)                the location of the incident;

(d)               if the incident involved a ship, information regarding the ship including (if known):  name, type, size, flag, IMO number, ISSC number, and type of cargo;

(e)                if the incident involved a building or offshore facility or other infrastructure, information sufficient to identify the building or offshore facility or other infrastructure, such as the building number or other identifier;

(f)                 the nature of the incident;

(g)                if the incident involved any other maritime industry participants, details of the other maritime industry participant(s) involved;

(h)                a description of the incident;

(i)                  if the report is being made on behalf of (including as a result of being notified by) another person or organisation, the name of the person on whose behalf the report is being made;

(j)                 if the person reporting the incident is aware that the incident has previously been reported to the Department, the approximate time at which the incident was reported.

(k)               an indication of whether the person reporting the maritime transport or offshore facility security incident is aware that the incident has been reported to the Police and other maritime or offshore industry participants involved as identified in (g);

(l)                  the name of the person reporting the incident;

(m)              the title or position of the person reporting the incident;

(n)                the name of the employer of the person reporting the incident, where applicable; and

(o)               the date of the report.

 

5              Way in which report is to be made

The maritime industry participant or person with incident reporting responsibilities must, on becoming aware of a maritime transport or offshore facility security incident, report the incident to the DOTARS Office of Transport Security (OTS) Operations Centre.  A written report including all the information set out in section 3 of this notice must be provided to the DOTARS OTS Operations Centre as soon as possible. 

 

Reports made in accordance with this notice should be directed to the DOTARS OTS Operations Centre using one of the following means of communication:

Facsimile:     +61 2 6274 6089

E-mail:          transport.security@dotars.gov.au

Mail:             GPO Box 594
CANBERRA   ACT   2601
AUSTRALIA