Marine order 505—Certificates of competency—national law

General information about certificates of competency.

Current Marine Order 505 (Certificates of competency — national law) 2022

Marine order 505 includes:

  • kinds of certificates that may be issued
  • application requirements for a certificate of competency
  • criteria which must be met for AMSA to issue a certificate of competency
  • conditions on a certificate of competency
  • endorsements of existing certificates
  • requirements for renewing, varying, suspending and revoking a certificate
  • key definitions. 
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Refer to the Federal Register of Legislation for previous versions of this marine order.

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Last updated: 5 October 2023