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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 110

Placards relating to requirements for disposal of garbage

110 Placards relating to requirements for disposal of garbage

(Reg 9 (1) (a) of Annex V of MARPOL)

(1) The master and the owner of a ship of 12 metres or more in length that is in State waters are each guilty of an offence if at least one garbage disposal requirements placard that complies with this Division is not displayed on board the ship in a position where it can be easily read by any crew member or any passenger of the ship.
Maximum penalty: $5,500.
(2) In proceedings for an offence against this section in relation to a ship, it is sufficient for the prosecution to allege and prove:
(a) that the ship was of 12 metres or more in length and was in State waters, and
(b) that a garbage disposal requirements placard that complies with this Division was not displayed on board the ship.



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