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Marine Pollution Act 2012 No 5
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 22:56)
Part 9 Division 2
Division 2 Master’s obligations
87   Master must report reportable incident
(Article I (1) of Protocol I of MARPOL) (cf former Act ss 10 (1) and 20 (1))
(1)  The master of a ship must, without delay, report any reportable incident that occurs in State waters in relation to the ship to the Minister in the manner prescribed by the regulations.
Maximum penalty: $121,000.
(2)  In a prosecution of a person for an offence against subsection (1), it is a defence if the person proves that the person was unable to comply with that subsection.
88   Master must provide supplementary report if Minister requires it
(Article IV (b) of Protocol I of MARPOL) (cf former Act ss 10 (6) and 20 (6))
The master of a ship must provide a supplementary report to the Minister in relation to the reportable incident within the time prescribed by the regulations and in accordance with the regulations if the Minister requests such a report.
Maximum penalty: $121,000.
89   Master must provide supplementary report if further developments arise
(Article IV (b) of Protocol I of MARPOL)
The master of the ship must provide a further supplementary report to the Minister within the time prescribed by the regulations and in accordance with the regulations if any significant further developments arise in relation to the reportable incident after a report or supplementary report was required under this Division.
Maximum penalty: $121,000.