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This instrument provides an exemption from the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012 for cruise vessels in excess of 5000 gross tonnes, 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.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Registered 31 Oct 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate12-Nov-2018
Tabled HR26-Nov-2018
To be ceased 31 Dec 2023
Ceased by Self Ceasing

 

 

 

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Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012

 

Section 11 exemption for cruise vessels 2019

 

 

 

 

I, MICHAEL FRANCIS MCCORMACK, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, for the 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 2019 and ceasing on 31 December 2023.

 

 

 

 

 

MICHAEL MCCORMACK

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

 

 

Dated       13   SEPTEMBER   2018