Maritime Rules Part 46

Surveys, Certification and Maintenance

What Part 46 applies to

This rule is made up of:

  • Section 1, which applies to:
    • applicable New Zealand ships
  • Section 3, which applies to:
    •  New Zealand barges of 24 metres or more in length which do not carry any person on board while underway
  • Section 4, which relates to:
    • foreign ships while they are at a New Zealand port or operating on the New Zealand coast.
Maritime Rules Part 46 [PDF: 138kB, 24 pages]

 

Overview of Part 46

Part 45 contains requirements relating to the provision of navigational equipment including compasses on commercial ships. It incorporates the requirements for shipborne navigational equipment contained in Chapter V of SOLAS 74 and similar equipment requirements for non-SOLAS ships.

The criteria for the recognition by the Director of Maritime NZ of persons as compass adjusters is also contained in this Part.

 

Materials incorporated by reference in Part 46

Change to standard “Australian Standard AS 1851:2005, Section 11 Gaseous fire extinguishing systems”.

This rule was signed by the Minister of Transport on 18 November 1997 and came into force on 1 February 1998.

  • International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (the Polar Code), the safety-related provisions in the Introduction and all of Part I-A, adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee of the IMO by Resolution MSC.385(94)

Getting copies of material incorporated by reference

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History of Part 46

2021

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules (International Omnibus) Amendments 2020 on 31 March 2021

Maritime Rules (International Omnibus) Amendments 2020 [PDF: 424kB, 9 pages]

2020

Amendment

This part was amended by a notice in the New Zealand Gazette on 27 August 2020, noting a change to material incorporated by reference.

2019

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments on 13 December 2019.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2019 [PDF: 767kB, 15 pages]

2018

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments (Changes Related to Conventions) 2017, in February 2018.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2017 [PDF: 1.56Mb, 17 pages]

2016

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2016 in November 2016.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2016 [PDF: 286kB, 15 pages]

2015

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015 [PDF: 406kB, 15 pages]

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules Various IMO-related Amendments 2015.

Maritime Rules Various IMO-related Amendments 2015 [PDF: 346kB, 7 pages]

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2014, in 2015.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2014 [PDF: 366kB, 18 pages]

2014

Amendment

This part was amended by Part 24A: Carriage of Cargoes – Dangerous Goods in December 2014.

Part 24A: Carriage of Cargoes – Dangerous Goods 2014 [PDF: 555kB, 44 pages]

Amendment

This part was amended by Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments in July 2014.

Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 395kB, 22 pages]

Amendment

This part was amended by Part 24A: Carriage of Cargoes – Dangerous Goods in July 2014.

Amendment

This part was amended by Parts 20, 31, 32, 34 and 35: Consequential Amendments in April 2014.

Parts 20, 31, 32, 34 and 35: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 378kB, 14 pages]

Amendment

This part was amended by Part 44: Surveyor responsibilities and survey, certification, and maintenance for ships in maritime transport operations in April 2014.

2011

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011, in 2011.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011 [PDF: 948kB, 15 pages]

2009

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2009, Parts 21-80, in 2009.

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2009 [PDF: 102kB, 11 pages]

2008

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules Parts 20-91 in 2008.

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2008 [PDF: 466kB, 69 pages]

2004

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules Parts 20-90 in 2004.

Maritime Rules Parts 20-90 2004 [PDF: 224kB, 44 pages]

1998

New part comes into force

Part 46 entered into force on 1 February 1998.

1997

New part signed

Part 46 was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 18 November 1997.

Part 46: Original rule [PDF: 10.02Mb, 97 pages]

Related information:

Part 46 advisory circular

Advisory circulars describe a rule, its purpose and how to comply.

[PDF: 177kB, 11 pages]

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