LEGISLATION NOTE: NEW ZEALAND’S MARITIME TRANSPORT AMENDMENT ACT 2017

Bevan Marten

Abstract


This legislation notes discusses the issues addressed by New Zealand's recent amendments to the Maritime Transport Act 1994. These include issues around liability for wreck removal, and oil pollution from tankers. Other matters include drug and alcohol testing, coastal shipping regulation, the liability of maritime pilots, and rocket launches.

Keywords


Law; maritime; liability; New Zealand

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