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This instrument provides a Section 11 exemption for voyages between eastern Australian states and territories and Western Australia on container and roll-on roll-off vessels until 31 March 2022.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Registered 31 Jan 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
Date ceased to have effect 31 Mar 2022
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012

 

Section 11 exemption for voyages between eastern Australian states and territories and Western Australia

 

 

I, BARNABY THOMAS JOYCE, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, being satisfied that the exemption in this direction will not jeopardise the safety of any vessel or persons on board any vessel, make this direction under section 11 of the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012.

 

1.        Direction

The Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012 does not apply to vessels which are:

(1)     capable of carrying containers or roll-on roll-off cargo; and

(2)     carrying cargo that:

(a)     if sections of the Trans-Australian Railway were not closed or subject to temporary capacity limits, would be carried by rail; and

(b)     is necessary to meet the ordinary requirements of the Western Australian community or business.

2.      Conditions to which exemption is subject

(1)     A person who is the owner or operator of a vessel to which this exemption applies must give to the Department a report containing the following information in respect of each voyage operated in reliance on this exemption:

(a)     the name of the vessel used;

(b)     the actual loading date for the voyage;

(c)     the kinds and volume of cargo carried;

(d)     the dates the cargo was carried;

(e)     the ports at which the cargo was taken on board;

(f)      the ports at which the cargo was unloaded.

(2)     The report must be given to the Department no later than 10 business days after the end of each voyage operated in reliance on this exemption.

 

3.      Period exemption is in force

(1)          This exemption has effect for the period commencing on 1 February 2022 and ending on 31 March 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BARNABY THOMAS JOYCE

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

 

Date:   30 January 2022