Marine order 504—Certificates of operation and operation requirements—national law

Certificate of operation requirements.

A new version of Marine Order 504 came into effect on 1 August 2023.
Learn more about the changes to operational safety requirements.
Commenced 1 January 2023

Marine order 504 includes:

  • application requirements for a certificate of operation
  • criteria which must be met for AMSA to issue or renew a certificate of operation
  • conditions on a certificate of operation
  • requirements for renewing, varying, suspending and revoking a certificate of operation
  • application requirements for temporary crewing permits
  • safety management system and operation requirements
  • additional operational requirements for Class 4 hire and drive vessels
  • key definitions.

Any mention of Marine Order 501 (Administration — national law) 2013 in this Marine Order should be taken to mean Marine Order 501 (Administration — national law) 2023, in line with the updated legislation. See Marine Orders Amendment (Marine Order 501 — consequential changes) Order 2023 for details.

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Thursday 5 October 2023