22 Sep 2011
House of Representatives
Infrastructure and Transport
Navigation Act 1912 to create offences for: negligently operating a vessel in Australia’s waters in a manner that causes pollution or damage to the marine environment; and failure to report an incident by a ship in a mandatory reporting area;
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 to increase and extend penalties for reckless or negligent discharge of oil or oil residues by ships; and proposed
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Oils in the Antarctic Area) Act 2011 to repeal certain items.