Maritime Rules Part 142B

Documents (Record Books & Manuals) – noxious liquid substances

Current version of Part 142B

This rule applies:

  • all New Zealand ships, warships and other ships of the New Zealand Defence Force
  • all foreign ships under New Zealand jurisdiction that carry noxious liquid substances in bulk.

Download Maritime Rules Part 142B[PDF: 1.59MB, 21 pages]

Part 142B is concerned with the standardised recording of shipboard operations involving noxious liquid substances and their discharge, and the provision of shipboard manuals to guide crew involved in operations involving such substances.

Part 142B gives effect to Regulations 14 and 15 of Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and, in respect of manuals, the internationally-agreed interpretation that the Annex’s discharge and certification provisions require each ship to have a Procedures and Arrangements manual.

Material incorporated by reference

Standards and codes referenced in this rule can be found here

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History of Part 142B



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

Maritne Protection Rules Various Amendments 2017 [PDF: 2.23MB, 23 pages]



This Part was amended by Marine Protection Rules Various Amendments 2015.

Marine Protection Rules Various Amendments 2015 [PDF: 352kB, 10 pages]



This Part was amended by Marine Protection Amendments Rules – Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substance in Bulk, MARPOL Revised Annex II (Parts 100, 10B, 103, 140, 141, 142A, 142B and 143) in 2008.

Marine Protection Amendments Rules 2008 [PDF: 387kB, 33 pages]


New part comes into force

Part 142B entered into force on 20 August 1998.

New part signed

Part 142B was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 20 May 1998.

Part 142B: Original rule [PDF: 1.28MB, 21 pages]