(Reg 14.1 of Annex II of MARPOL)The master and the owner of a ship in State waters are each guilty of an offence if:(a) a chemical tanker construction certificate under Division 12A of Part IV of the Navigation Act 1912 of the Commonwealth is in force in respect of the ship, and(b) the ship does not have on board a copy of the ship’s procedures and arrangements manual that complies with this Division.
Maximum penalty: $6,600.
(Reg 14.2 of Annex II of MARPOL)A procedures and arrangements manual for a ship complies with this Division if:(a) it contains the physical arrangements and all the operational procedures with respect to cargo handling, tank cleaning, slops handling and cargo tank ballasting that must be followed in order to comply with the requirements of Annex II of MARPOL, and(b) it is in accordance with the form approved by the Minister.
(Reg 14.1 of Annex II of MARPOL)(1) The procedures and arrangements manual for an Australian ship must be written in the English language.(2) The procedures and arrangements manual for a foreign ship must be written in the official language of the country whose flag the ship is entitled to fly, or in one of the official languages of that country.(3) However, if that official language is not English, French or Spanish, the procedures and arrangements manual must also be translated into English, French or Spanish.