Documents for Public Comment
The following documents are currently open for public comment. The dates above the documents indicate the opening and closing dates for public comment. The documents can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. This free program can be obtained by clicking on the link below:
Open for Comment
5 December 2012 - 16 January 2013 (6 weeks)
(4 weeks plus 2 extra weeks to account for holiday period and subsequent posting of supporting materials)
National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part D - Crew Competencies
AMSA EX2012/09R - Marine Safety (Temporary crewing) Exemption 2013
AMSA EX2013/11R - Marine Safety (Operation of fishing vessels) Exemption 2013
AMSA EX2013/14R - Marine Safety (Aquaculture leases) Exemption 2013
AMSA EX2012/15R - Marine Safety (Sightseeing tourism) Exemption 2013
AMSA EX 2013/16R - Marine Safety (Sea rangers) Exemption 2013
AMSA EX 2013/18R - Marine Safety (Traditional fishing) Exemption 2013
AMSA EX2013/17 - Marine Safety (Scientific research and educational activities) Exemption 2013
AMSA EX 2013/20 - Marine Safety (Certain commercial vessels) Exemption 2013
Please return to this page for further supporting documents to be posted shortly.
21 November 2012 - 16 January 2013 (8 weeks)
National Standard for Commercial Vessels Part E - Operations
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