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Maritime Powers Regulation 2014

Authoritative Version
  • - F2014L00283
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SLI 2014 No. 31 Regulations as made
This regulation prescribes Commonwealth laws in respect of which enforcement and monitoring powers could be exercised by maritime officers, a range of international agreements and decisions, which enable the exercise of maritime powers by a maritime officer if the authorising officer suspects, on reasonable grounds, that the agreement or decision applies to a particular vessel, installation or aircraft, Commonwealth laws that could be enforced by maritime officers in Australia’s contiguous zone to investigate or prevent a contravention of a customs or immigration law occurring in Australia, additional types of maritime officers in uniform who would be exempt from the usual requirement to produce identification, when requested by the person in charge of a vessel, installation or aircraft, after boarding the vessel, installation or aircraft; and, additional types of maritime officers in uniform who would be exempt from the usual requirement to produce identification, when requested by the person in charge of the land, after entering onto the land.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 17 Mar 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR20-Mar-2014
Tabled Senate20-Mar-2014
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Authoritative version Maritime Powers Act 2013
C2013A00015No. 15, 2013