Maritime Rules Part 43

Radio

Current version of Part 43

This rule applies to:

  • every New Zealand ship that is required by any rule in Part 40A, 40B, 40C, 40D, 40E or 40F of the maritime rules to carry radio communication equipment
  • foreign passenger ships at a New Zealand port or offshore terminal
  • foreign non-passenger ships of 300 gross tonnage or more at a New Zealand Port or offshore terminal.

Download Maritime Rules Part 43[PDF: 399kB, 23 pages]

Part 43 covers the survey and inspection provisions and the requirements for the installation, maintenance and testing of shipborne radio installations.

Part 43 also contains requirements for keeping a radio log, keeping a continuous radio watch, the qualifications required of radio operators and the performance standards for shipborne radio installations.

Advisory circulars

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Part 43 advisory circular

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Material incorporated by reference

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History of Part 43

2016

Amendment

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

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

2015

Amendment

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

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

2014

Amendment

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

Parts 19 and 44: Consequential Amendments 2014 [PDF: 395kB, 22 pages]

Amendment

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

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

2011

Amendment

This part was then amended by Maritime Rules Various Amendments 2011, in 2011.

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

2008

Amendment

This part was then amended by Maritime Various Amendments Rules in Parts 20-91 in 2008.

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

2006

Amendment

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

Maritime (EPIRBS) Amendment Rules 2006 [PDF: 466kB, 10 pages]

2004

Amendment

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

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

2001

New part comes into force

Part 43 entered into force on 1 February 2001.

2000

New part signed

Part 43 was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 6 December 2000.

Part 43: Original rule [PDF: 3.91MB, 41 pages]