Marine order 503—Certificates of survey—national law

Certificates of survey details.

Commenced 1 July 2018

Marine order 503 includes:

  • application requirements for determinations and approvals mentioned in the Marine surveyors accreditation guidance manual 
  • application requirements for equivalent means of compliance
  • application requirements for a certificate of survey
  • requirements for renewing, varying, suspending and revoking a certificate of survey
  • survey, design, construction and equipment standards that apply to existing, transitional and new vessels 
  • provisions on who can survey a domestic commercial vessel
  • criteria which must be met for AMSA to issue or renew a certificate of survey
  • conditions on a certificate of survey.
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Monday 9 November 2020