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Exemptions as made
This instrument directs that the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012 does not apply to vessels in excess of 5000 gross tonnes which are capable of a speed of at least 15 knots, capable of carrying at least 100 passengers, and utilised wholly or primarily for the carriage of passengers between any ports in the Commonwealth or in the Territories, except between Victoria and Tasmania. It also extends the existing exemption to the year 2018.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Registered 19 Aug 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date ceased to have effect 31 Dec 2018
Ceased by Self Ceasing

 

 

 

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Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012

 

Section 11 exemption for cruise vessels

 

 

 

 

I, DARREN JEFFREY CHESTER, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, for purposes of section 11 of the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012, having taken into account all relevant considerations, hereby direct that the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012 does not apply to all cruise vessels in excess of 5000 gross tonnes and meeting the criteria detailed below.

 

Specifications of vessels to which the exemption applies and conditions on which the exemption is given

 

This exemption applies to vessels in excess of 5000 gross tonnes which are:

(a)    capable of a speed of at least 15 knots;

(b)   capable of carrying at least 100 passengers; and

(c)    utilised wholly or primarily for the carriage of passengers between any ports in the Commonwealth or in the Territories, except between Victoria and Tasmania.

 

This exemption has effect for the period commencing from 1 January 2018 and ceasing on 31 December 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

DARREN CHESTER

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

 

 

Dated      9 August 2016