- 09 Sep 2015
- House of Representatives
- Infrastructure and Regional Development
- Amends the:
Navigation Act 2012 to: ensure that the definition of ‘dangerous goods’ includes goods which are characterised in the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code; and correct minor drafting errors;
Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981 and
Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008 to enable regulatory action to be taken against non-compliant vessel operators; and
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 to prevent heavy grade oil being carried as ballast in Antarctic waters.