Marine Protection Rules Part 132

New Zealand Oil Spill Control Agents

Current version of Part 132

This rule applies:

  • any person wishing to have an OSCA approved for use in New Zealand (subject to an assessment as to use at the time of an oil spill), and users of New Zealand OSCAs.

Download Maritime Rules Part 132[PDF: 599kB, 31 pages]

The purpose of the Part 132 will be to ensure oil spill control agents (OSCAs) that may be assessed as appropriate for use in an oil spill at sea, have been approved as New Zealand OSCAs. The rules will set out the approvals regime for OSCAs.

View NZOSCA register

Material incorporated by reference

Standards and codes referenced in this rule can be found here

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History of Part 132


New part comes into force

Part 132 entered into force on 11 January 2016 and revoked the previous version of the rule - Part 132: Dispersants and Demulsifiers..

New part signed

Part 132 was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 28 November 2015.

Part 132: Original rule [PDF: 680kB, 31 pages]