Enforceable Undertakings

Enforceable Undertakings are an alternative to prosecution when a duty holder has breached (including an alleged breach) Part 4 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA).

Enforceable Undertakings are a way for a duty holder to voluntarily make a binding agreement with Maritime New Zealand to take action for any breach they have made under HSWA.


The guideline provides additional information on the process and should be read in conjunction with the operational policy document.

Enforceable Undertakings Practice Guide[PDF: 172kB, 72 pages] Enforceable Undertakings Operational Policy[PDF: 247kB, 13 pages]
Related information:
Health and Safety for mariners.

Health and Safety

A guide for mariners

This guide provides information about your responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 2015.

[PDF: 3.01Mb, 72 pages]


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