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MARINE POLLUTION ACT 2012 - SECT 152

Requirement for sewage pollution prevention certificate

152 Requirement for sewage pollution prevention certificate

(Reg 5 of Annex IV of MARPOL)

(1) The master of a large ship must not begin a voyage unless there is a sewage pollution prevention certificate in force in respect of the ship.
Maximum penalty: $11,000 or imprisonment for 4 years, or both.
(2) The owner of a large ship must not permit the ship to begin a voyage unless a sewage pollution prevention certificate is in force in respect of the ship.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual--$11,000 or imprisonment for 4 years, or both, or
(b) in the case of a corporation--$55,000.
(3) The owner of a large ship in respect of which a sewage pollution prevention certificate is in force must ensure that the certificate is carried on board the ship.
Maximum penalty: $1,100.
(4) In this section:

"sewage pollution prevention certificate" means:
(a) a NSW sewage pollution prevention certificate, or
(b) an International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate for Australian ships issued under section 267ZG of the Navigation Act 1912 of the Commonwealth, or
(c) a sewage pollution prevention certificate issued under a law of another State or the Northern Territory and being a certificate of a kind prescribed by the regulations as acceptable for the purposes of this Part, or
(d) an International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate issued to a foreign ship under section 267ZH of the Navigation Act 1912 of the Commonwealth, or
(e) an International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate issued to an Australian ship under the law of a country other than Australia giving effect to Regulation 5 of Annex IV of MARPOL.



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