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Sea trial document


This is an approved form for the purposes of Division 3 of EX07. The domestic commercial vessel specified in this document is, as a consequence of Division 3 of EX07, exempt from the requirement to have a certificate of survey, the requirement to have a certificate of operation and any requirement to have a load line certificate, for a period of 14 days from the date of signature below. 

It is a condition of Division 3 of EX07 that the owner of the vessel keeps this signed document on the vessel at all times when the exemption is in force.

Eligibility criteria

This document can only be signed by a recognised organisation or an accredited marine surveyor with category (k) accreditation.


Submitting the form

Submit a copy of this document to the National Regulator with the survey report and recommendation.