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AMSA MO 2013/1 Orders/Marine as amended, taking into account amendments up to Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention - garbage) 2013
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Registered 26 Aug 2014
Start Date 02 Jul 2013
Date of repeal 01 Mar 2018
Repealed by Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention — garbage) 2018

Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention — garbage) 2013

made under the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983

This compilation was prepared on 22 August 2014 taking into account amendments up to those in Schedule 1 to Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention — garbage) 2013. It is a compilation of the Order as amended and in force on 2 July 2013.

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting, Australian Maritime Safety Authority

 


Division 1                     General................................................................................................. 3

1               Name of Order............................................................................................... 3

4               Purpose......................................................................................................... 3

5               Power............................................................................................................ 3

6               Definitions..................................................................................................... 3

7               Application.................................................................................................... 4

Division 2                     Prescribed matters................................................................................. 4

8               Cargo residue substances.............................................................................. 4

9               Discharge of animal carcasses garbage.......................................................... 4

10             Cleaning agents or additives........................................................................... 4

11             Garbage record book..................................................................................... 5

12             Garbage management plan............................................................................. 5

13             Officer who may require discharge of garbage at a reception facility................. 5

Division 3                     Port State control on operational requirements........................................ 5

14             Inspection of ships......................................................................................... 5

15             Detention of ships.......................................................................................... 5

 


Division 1     General

1          Name of Order

                 This Order is Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention — garbage) 2013.

4          Purpose

                 This Order prescribes matters necessary to give effect to Annex V of MARPOL.

Note   Annex V of MARPOL contains regulations for the prevention of pollution of the sea by garbage from ships.

5          Power

        (1)     Subsection 33(1) of the Pollution Prevention Act provides for regulations to be made prescribing matters required or permitted by the Act to be prescribed, necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to the Act and in particular for giving effect to MARPOL, other than prescribing penalties under paragraph 33(1)(f) for contravention of a provision.

        (2)     Subsection 34(1) of the Pollution Prevention Act provides that AMSA may make orders about any matter for which the regulations may provide.         

6          Definitions

                 In this Order:

AMSA means the Australian Maritime Safety Authority established by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990.

animal carcass has the same meaning as in MARPOL, Annex V.

cargo residue has the same meaning as in MARPOL,  Annex V.

IMO 2012 guidelines for the implementation of MARPOL Annex V means the guidelines set out in the Annex to IMO Resolution MEPC.219(63).

inspector means a person appointed as an inspector under subsection 254(1) of the Navigation Act.

penal provision means a penal provision for section 4 of the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) (Orders) Regulations 1994.

Note  A person must not fail to comply with a provision of an order, made under subsection 34(1) of the Pollution Prevention Act, that is expressed to be a penal provision — see regulation 4 of the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) (Orders) Regulations 1994.

surveyor means a person appointed to be a surveyor under section 190 of the Navigation Act.

 Note    Some terms used in this Order are defined in Marine Order 1 (Administration) 2011, including:

·         IMO

·         Manager, Ship Inspection and Registration

·         MARPOL

·         Navigation Act

·         Pollution Prevention Act

·         SOLAS.

7          Application

        (1)     This Order applies to:

(a)   a ship to which MARPOL applies; and

(b)   a ship that is owned or operated by the Commonwealth when it is being used only on government non-commercial service.

Note 1   MARPOL Consolidated Edition 2011 is available for purchase from the IMO. See the IMO website at http://www.imo.org/publications.

Note 2   The additional information section of the 2011 edition includes, among other amendments, the amendments made to Annex V of MARPOL by IMO Resolution MEPC.201(62) that entered into force on 1 January 2013. These amendments are sometimes referred to as ‘revised MARPOL Annex V’ — see for example MEPC.1/Circ.791.

        (2)     For subsections 32(1) and 32(1A) of the Pollution Prevention Act, sections 26FA, 26FB and 26FC of that Act apply to a foreign ship, including a foreign ship flying the flag of, or under the authority of, a party to the Convention, as if it were an Australian ship, when it is:

(a)   in:

             (i)  a port in Australia; or

            (ii)  the territorial sea of Australia; or

           (iii)  the sea on the landward side of the territorial sea of Australia; and

(b)   on its way to or from a port in Australia.

Division 2     Prescribed matters

8          Cargo residue substances

                 For paragraph 26F(7)(d) of the Pollution Prevention Act, each substance that is considered harmful to the marine environment under subsection 3.2 of the IMO 2012 guidelines for the implementation of MARPOL Annex V is prescribed.

Note   For further guidance about the management of cargo residues of solid bulk cargoes, see the remainder of section 3 of the IMO 2012 guidelines for the implementation of MARPOL Annex V. For guidance about the classification of solid bulk cargoes under the revised MARPOL Annex V between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2014, see IMO MEPC.1/Circ.791, dated 18 October 2012.

9          Discharge of animal carcasses garbage

                 For paragraph 26F(8)(d) of the Pollution Prevention Act:

(a)   the animal carcass must have been:

             (i)  manually slit or cut so that its thoracic and abdominal cavities are opened; or

            (ii)  passed through a comminuter, grinder, hogger, mincer or similar equipment; and

(b)   the discharge must comply with section 2.12 of the IMO 2012 guidelines for the implementation of MARPOL Annex V.

10        Cleaning agents or additives

                 For paragraph 26F(8A)(c) and subparagraph 26F(8C)(c)(ii) of the Pollution Prevention Act, a cleaning agent or additive is prescribed if it:

(a)   was in the cargo hold, deck or external surfaces wash water of the ship; and

(b)   is considered harmful to the marine environment under section 1.7.5 of the IMO 2012 guidelines for the implementation of MARPOL Annex V.

11        Garbage record book

        (1)     For subsection 26FA(3) of the Pollution Prevention Act, the form set out in the Appendix to Annex V of MARPOL is prescribed.

        (2)     For subsection 26FA(6) of the Pollution Prevention Act, each operation or occurrence mentioned in section 4 of the Appendix to Annex V of MARPOL is prescribed.

        (3)     For subsections 26FB(5) and (7) of the Pollution Prevention Act, a surveyor is a prescribed officer.

12        Garbage management plan

                 For subsection 26FC(3) of the Pollution Prevention Act, the garbage management plan must be in a form that includes the matters mentioned in section 4 of the 2012 Guidelines for the Development of Garbage Management Plans set out in the Annex to IMO Resolution MEPC.220(63).

Note   The matters mentioned in these Guidelines are about designating a person in charge of carrying out the plan, and procedures for collecting, processing, storing and discharging garbage.

13        Officer who may require discharge of garbage at a reception facility

                 For subsection 26FE(1) of the Pollution Prevention Act, the Manager, Ship Inspection and Registration is a prescribed officer.

Division 3     Port State control on operational requirements

14        Inspection of ships

                 An inspector may inspect a ship in an Australian port if the inspector has reasonable grounds to think that the master or crew of the ship is not familiar with essential shipboard procedures for the prevention of pollution by garbage.

15        Detention of ships

        (1)     An inspector intending to inspect a ship under section 14 may detain the ship by order in writing addressed to the master of the ship.

        (2)     If an inspector who has detained a ship is satisfied that the ship may proceed to sea without presenting an unreasonable threat of harm to the marine environment, the inspector must revoke the detention order.

        (3)     The master of a ship given a detention order under subsection (1) must comply with the order.

This is a penal provision.


Notes to the Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention — garbage) 2013

Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention — garbage) 2013 (in force under subsection 34 (1) of the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983) as shown in this compilation comprises Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention — garbage) 2013 amended as indicated in the following tables.

Table of Orders

Year and number

Registration date

FRLI number

Commencement date

Application, saving or transitional provisions

Marine Order 95 (Marine pollution prevention — garbage) 2013 (MO 2013/1)

17 January 2013

F2013L00059

21 January 2013

1 July 2013 (section 16 and changes made by Schedule 1)

Table of amendments

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

Provision affected

How affected

s.2 ...........................................

rep. Legislative Instruments Act 2003, s 48D

s.3 ...........................................

rep. Legislative Instruments Act 2003, s 48C

s.6............................................

am. MO 2013/1

s.14..........................................

am. MO 2013/1

s.15..........................................

am. MO 2013/1

s.16..........................................

rep. Legislative Instruments Act 2003, s 48D

Schedule 1.............................

rep. Legislative Instruments Act 2003, s 48C