Maritime Rules Part 40D

Design, Construction & Equipment - Fishing Ships

Current version of Part 40D

This rule applies to:

  • all New Zealand ships that are registered under the Fisheries Acts, other than eel-fishing boats.

Download Maritime Rules Part 40D[PDF: 992kB, 101 pages]

Part 40D covers requirements for design, construction and equipment for New Zealand fishing ships. The requirements reflect those of the Torremolinos Protocol of 1993 relating to the Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels 1977.

For fishing boats of 6 metres or less in length that operate in enclosed limits or not more than 2 miles from shore, the Part provides for them to comply with a code of practice and operate under a safe operational plan approved by an authorised person, as an alternative to being in a safe ship management system.

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Part 40D advisory circular

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History of Part 40D

2016

Amendment

This Part was amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2016 in November 2016.

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2016 [PDF: 286kB, 15 pages]

2015

Amendment

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

Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2015 [PDF: 406kB, 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 Part 40A, Part 40C, Part 40D, Part 40E, Part 40F, and Part 42A: Amendment 2014 in August 2014.

Part 40A, Part 40C, Part 40D, Part 40E, Part 40F, and Part 42A: Amendment 2014 [PDF: 437kB, 23 pages]

Amendment

This part was amended by Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments in July 2014.

Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 378kB, 14 pages]

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]

2012

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules Part 40D: Amendment 2012, in 2012.

Maritime Rules Part 40D: Amendment 2012 [PDF: 126kB, 18 pages]

2010

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules Part 40E: Design, Construction and Equipment – Sailing Ships, 2010.

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

2009

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime (Various Amendment) Rules Parts 21-80 in 2009.

Maritime (Various Amendment) Rules Parts 2009 [PDF: 102kB, 11 pages]

2008

Amendment

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

Maritime (Various Amendments) Rules 2008 [PDF: 446kB, 69 pages]

2006

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime (EPIRBS) Amendment Rules in 2006.

Maritime (EPIRBS) Amendment Rules 2006 [PDF: 215kB, 10 pages]

2004

Amendment

This part was amended by Maritime Rules Parts 20-90 in 2004.

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

2001

New part comes into force

Part 40D entered into force on 1 February 2001.

1999

New part signed

Part 40D was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 28 September 1999.

Part 40D: Original Rule [PDF: 13.23MB, 135 pages]