Exemption 22—Marine Safety (Bareboats)
You do not need to apply to us for this exemption.
You will need to keep your supporting documents on board and ready to be presented to authorities if required.
What this exemption will allow you to do
Exemption 22 exempts a person from the requirement to hold a certificate of competency that would be required for a bareboat operation, including:
- operating a service vessel for a bareboat (owned by the owner of the bareboat)
- delivering a bareboat.
It does not exempt an operator from any other aspects of the National Law, including minimum crewing requirements, as outlined in Marine Order 504.
You will need to operate in areas approved by your local state or territory marine safety agency.
To be eligible for Exemption 22, you must hold a Coxswain Grade 1 NC certificate of competency.
Legislation and incorporated material
- Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency—national law)
- National Standard for Commercial Vessels
- Marine Order 504 (Certificates of operation and operation requirements—national law)
- Domestic qualifications
- Certificates of operation
- Fees, levies, and payments
- Tenders and auxiliary vessels
- Marine safety agencies