Maritime Rules Part 19
Current version of Part 19
This rule applies to:
- every person conducting a maritime transport operation that operates in New Zealand waters or on the New Zealand coast
- For those who operate inside New Zealand waters, Part 19 applies if the ship is registered in New Zealand under the Ship Registration Act 1992; or if the ship is, or is required to be, licensed or registered in New Zealand under any applicable New Zealand fisheries law
- This Part, excluding rule 19.62(1), (2)(a), (2)(b)(ii), (2)(b)(iii), (2)(c), and (3) and rule 19.66(c)(ii), does not apply to the non-commercial use of a commercial ship during the period of the non-commercial use.
The purpose of Part 19 is to require maritime transport operators to develop, and operate in accordance with safety systems that are specific and appropriate to their maritime transport operation.