Enabling legislation

As a statutory authority, we work with the guidance of legislation.

We are a statutory authority established under the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 (AMSA Act). As a corporate Commonwealth entity we are also subject to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).

The legislation relevant to our operations is listed below. AMSA accepts no liability or responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided on other websites we link to. The legislation provided online may not be the official version and should not be used for legal purposes without reference to the official published version.

Last updated: 

Thursday 8 April 2021