Maritime Rules Part 142A

Documents (Certificates) - Noxious Liquid Substances

Current version of Part 142A

This rule applies:

  • New Zealand ships, warships and other ships of the New Zealand Defence Force
  • foreign ships operating in areas of the sea under New Zealand jurisdiction, however foreign ships may, as an alternative to the International Pollution Prevention Certificate, present a certificate of fitness issued under the International Bulk Chemical or the Bulk Chemical Code.

Download Maritime Rules Part 142A[PDF: 106kB, 17 pages]

Part 142A sets out requirements for the standardised certification of ships carrying noxious liquid substances in bulk in accordance with Regulation 9 and 10of Annex II of MARPOL 73/78. That certification, in the form of an International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substance in Bulk, evidences compliance with the pollution prevention equipment and survey requirements of that Annex. Where visiting foreign ships are flagged in States not party to Annex II, an appropriate document, evidencing compliance with Annex II provisions, is required.

Material incorporated by reference

Standards and codes referenced in this rule can be found here

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History of Part 142A



This Part was amended by Marine Protection Rules Various Amendments 2014, in 2015.

Marine Protection Rules Various Amendments 2014 [PDF: 411kB, 13 pages]



This Part was amended by Marine Protection Various Amendments 2010.

Marine Protection Various Amendments 2010 [PDF: 86kB, 27 pages]



This Part was amended by Marine Protection Amendments Rules – Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substance in Bulk, MARPOL Revised Annex II (Parts 100, 10B, 103, 140, 141, 142A, 142B and 143) in 2008.

Marine Protection Amendments Rules 2008 [PDF: 387kB, 33 pages]


New part comes into force

Part 142A entered into force on 20 August 1998.

New part signed

Part 142A was signed into law by the Transport Minister on 20 May 1998.

Part 142A: Original rule [PDF: 1.44MB, 18 pages]