Maritime Rules Part 25

Nautical Charts & Publications

Current version of Part 25

This rule applies to:

  • commercial vessels of over 12 metres in length
  • commercial vessels that operate outside the enclosed limit, and foreign vessels in New Zealand waters.

However, it does not apply to vessels that operate only on a river away from tidal influences, and commercial fishing vessels that are 6 metres or less in length overall that operate within two miles of the coast.

Download Maritime Rules Part 25[PDF: 65kB, 10 pages]

Part 25 sets out requirement for the carriage of charts, tide tables, and other nautical information.

This Part implements New Zealand’s obligations under Chapter V of SOLAS 74 regulation 21, International Code of Signals, and regulation 27, Nautical charts and nautical publications.

Material incorporated by reference

Standards and codes referenced in this rule can be found here

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History of Part 25

2016

Amendment

This Part was amended by Various SOLAS-relared Amendments 2016, in 2016.

Various SOLAS-related Amendments 2016 [PDF: 338kB, 29 pages]

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

This Part was amended by Parts 20, 31, 32, 34 and 35: Consequential Amendments in 2014.

Parts 20, 31, 32, 34 and 35: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 378kB, 14 pages]

2011

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011 [PDF: 948kB, 15 pages]

2008

Amendment

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

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

2004

Amendment

This Part was first amended by Maritime Rules Part 20-90 in 2004

Maritime Rules Part 20-90 2004 [PDF: 224kB, 44 pages]

2001

New part comes into force

Part 25 entered into force on 1 February 2001.

2000

New part signed

Part 25 was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 6 December 2000.

Part 25: Original Rule [PDF: 487kB, 11 pages]