Maritime Rules Part 35

Approval of Training for Purposes of Part 32, Assessments and Examinations, and Industry Specific Certificates

Current version of Part 35

This rule applies to:

  • the approval of training for the purposes of Part 32
  • assessors and examiners
  • examinations conducted for the purposes of Part 32
  • industry persons or bodies issuing industry specific certificates of competency for certain small craft.

Download Maritime Rules Part 35[PDF: 301kB, 18 pages]

The achievement of competency and training standards are the basis for issuing all Part 32 certificates and endorsements. They provide the basis for the final examination for a particular certificate or endorsement conducted by a Maritime Examiner or Maritime Assessor under Part 35 of the maritime rules. They also provide the basis for on-board training, structured training programmes and ancillary proficiency requirements.

There are four subparts to Part 35, providing for the approval of training, approval of assessors and examiners, and the examination procedures for the purposes of Part 32 certificates and endorsements. Subpart D provides for the approval of industry persons or bodies to issue industry-specific certificates for certain small craft.

Advisory circulars

Advisory circulars describe a rule, its purpose and how to comply
Part 35 advisory circular

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Material incorporated by reference

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History of Part 35

2015

Amendment

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

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015 [PDF: 406kB, 15 pages]

Guidance Notice

A guidance notice was published for Parts 31 - 35.

Maritime New Zealand Guidelines 2015 [PDF: 81kB, 3 pages]

Amendment

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

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

2014

New part comes into force

The new Part 35 entered into force on 1 April 2014.

Advisory Circular

An advisory circular was published describing Part 35.

Part 35: Advisory Circular 2014 1 [PDF: 124kB, 12 pages]

Amendment

This Part was amended and signed on 27 January 2014, along with consequential amendments.

Part 35: Approval of Training for purposes of Part 32 2010 [PDF: 419kB, 19 pages]

2012

Amendment

This part was amended by Part 31A and Part 32: Amendment 2012, in 2012.

Part 31A and Part 32: Amendment 2012 [PDF: 108kB, 28 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]

1999

New part comes into force

Part 35 entered into force on 22 October 1999.

New part signed

Part 35 was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 21 September 1999.

Part 35: Original Rule [PDF: 1.51MB, 21 pages]