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Navigation (Collision) Regulations 1982

Authoritative Version
SR 1982 No. 304 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to SLI 2006 No. 228
Administered by: Infrastructure and Transport
Registered 28 Aug 2006
Start Date 26 Aug 2006
End Date 01 Jul 2013
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2013
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling legislation repealed by Schedule 1, clause 2 of the Navigation (Consequential Amendments) Act 2012

Navigation (Collision) Regulations 1982

Statutory Rules 1982 No. 304 as amended

made under the

This compilation was prepared on 26 August 2006
taking into account amendments up to SLI 2006 No. 228

The text of any of those amendments not in force
on that date is appended in the Notes section

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations [see Note 1]                                     3

                        2     Purpose of Regulations                                                    3

                        3     Interpretation                                                                   3

                        4     Measures to be observed for the prevention of collisions      3

                        5     Lights and signals                                                            3

                        6     Requirements of Orders to be complied with                       3

Notes                                                                                                            5

 


  

  

1              Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

                These Regulations are the Navigation (Collision) Regulations 1982.

2              Purpose of Regulations

                These Regulations are made for section 258 of the Navigation Act 1912.

3              Interpretation

                A reference in these Regulations to Marine Orders is a reference to orders made under subsection 425 (1AA) of the Navigation Act 1912.

4              Measures to be observed for the prevention of collisions

                The measures to be observed for the prevention of collisions are the measures required by Part 30 (Prevention of Collisions) of the Marine Orders.

5              Lights and signals

                The lights and signals to be provided and used on a ship are the lights and signals required by Part 30 (Prevention of Collisions) of the Marine Orders.

6              Requirements of Orders to be complied with

         (1)   A master, mate or other person concerned with the navigation, management or working of a ship is guilty of an offence if he or she fails to comply with any measure required by Part 30 (Prevention of Collisions) of the Marine Orders relating to the prevention of collisions and the provision and use of lights and signals.

         (2)   An offence against subregulation (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note 1   Subsection 258 (7) of the Navigation Act 1912 provides:

(7)     A person who is guilty of an offence against the regulations made by virtue of this section is punishable on conviction:

(a)     if the offender is a natural person — by a fine not exceeding $10,000 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 2 years, or both; or

(b)    if the offender is a body corporate — by a fine not exceeding $20,000.

Note 2   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 


Notes to the Navigation (Collision) Regulations 1982

Note 1

The Navigation (Collision) Regulations 1982 (in force under the Navigation Act 1912) as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 1982 No. 304 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003, which came into force on 1 January 2005, it is a requirement for all non-exempt legislative instruments to be registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments. From 1 January 2005 the Statutory Rules series ceased to exist and was replaced with Select Legislative Instruments (SLI series). Numbering conventions remain the same, ie Year and Number.

Notes to the Navigation (Collision) Regulations 1982

Table of Instruments

Year and
Number

Date of notification
in Gazette or FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

1982 No. 304

5 Nov 1982

5 Nov 1982

 

2001 No. 351 (a)

21 Dec 2001

21 Dec 2001

2006 No. 228

25 Aug 2006 (see F2006L02824)

26 Aug 2006

(a)    Statutory Rules 2001 No. 351 was made under the Navigation Act 1912, the Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993, the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 and the Shipping Registration Act 1981.

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

R. 1.........................................

rs. 2001 No. 351

R. 2.........................................

rs. 2001 No. 351

R. 3.........................................

am. 2006 No. 228

R. 4.........................................

rs. 2001 No. 351

R. 5.........................................

rs. 2001 No. 351

R. 6.........................................

rs. 2001 No. 351

R. 7.........................................

rep. 2001 No. 351