Maritime Rules 24A

Carriage of Cargoes – Dangerous Goods

Current version of Part 24A

This rule applies to:

  • any New Zealand commercial ship or foreign ship in New Zealand waters.

Download Maritime Rules Part 24A[PDF: 280kB, 38 pages]

Part 24A applies to all persons involved in any way with the carriage of dangerous goods on a ship, whether they are shore-based or on board a ship, including:

  • owners, operators and masters of ships
  • shippers of dangerous goods
  • any person engaged in packing dangerous goods or consolidating cargo containing dangerous goods for carriage on a ship
  • any person who loads, stows or unloads dangerous goods on a ship
  • any person who manufactures or supplies packaging for dangerous goods that will be carried on a ship
  • any person, including a passenger, who carries dangerous goods onto a ship or allows them to be brought onto a ship.

Advisory circulars

Advisory circulars describe a rule, its purpose and how to comply
Part 24A advisory circular

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Material incorporated by reference

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History of Part 24A

2015

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015, in 2015

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015 [PDF: 403kB, 15 pages]

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2014, in 2015.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2014 [PDF: 366kB, 18 pages]

2014

Amendment

The original Part 24A was revoked and replaced by a new Part 24A in 2014. This also included consequential amendments to Maritime Rules Part 24A and Marine Protection Rules Part 150.

Part 24A: Carriage of Cargoes - Dangerous Goods 2014 [PDF: 403kB, 15 pages]

2008

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules Parts 20–91 in 2008.

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2008 [PDF: 466kB, 69 pages]

2005

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Part 24B in 2005.

Part 24B: Carriage of Cargoes - Stowage & Securing 2005 [PDF: 1.39MB, 21 pages]

1998

New sections come into force

Sections 1 and 3 of Part 24A came into force on 1 February 1998.

1997

New part signed

Part 24A was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 10 December 1997.

Part 24A: Original Rule [PDF: 5.33MB, 54 pages]