Consultation and development
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Current consultations and development
40 Series Reform ProjectThe ‘40 series’ of rules are being reviewed, with the focus on the domestic design, construction and equipment rules.
Maritime Rules and Marine Protection Rules (Domestic Omnibus) Amendments 2019Maritime NZ invites submissions on the proposed Maritime Rules and Marine Protection Rules (Domestic Omnibus) Amendments, by 5.00pm Friday 9 August 2019.
Increase in insurance requirements for offshore oil and gas installationsThe Associate Minister of Transport has introduced a Bill to amend the Maritime Transport Act 1994 around financial security for costs around oil spills from offshore installations.
Mid-Point Review of the Oil Pollution LevyMaritime NZ undertook a mid-point review of the Oil Pollution Levy 2016/2022.
Maritime NZ consultation on Maritime Levy and feesMaritime NZ consultation on proposed changes to the Maritime Levy closed on 18 January 2019. This was referred to as the Funding Review.
Marine Protection Rules Amendments to Ballast and Harmful Substances Provisions 2018MNZ invited comment on Marine Protection Rules Part 100 and 300 Series Rule Amendments (2018).
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel, 1995 (known as STCW–F)Maritime New Zealand invited comment on the rule amendments to give effect to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel 1995 (STCW-F) consultation document.
How to have your say
The details of how to make a submission and other opportunities to engage (eg by coming to a public meeting) are included in our consultation documents.
For each consultation we include:
- the submission deadline
- where to send your feedback
- who to address your feedback to
- who to contact for help
- our process for considering submissions and the timing of this.
In general, any individual, group or organisation can provide feedback on our public consultations. Your submissions must be in writing and sent to us by email, post, courier or fax.
We need to receive your feedback before the deadline, for it to be included. After we get your submission, we will let you know within three business days that we have received it.
You need to include whether your submission comes from you as an individual, or if you are representing a company or other organisation. Remember to name the company or organisation you represent and include your contact details.
Your opinion is important to us, so please make sure that your views are clearly explained, you are as brief as possible and that your writing is easy to read – if hand written.
How we use your feedback
How we use your feedback depends on what we are consulting on. Refer to the consultation documents for these details.