Exemption 1—Marine Safety (Vessel identifiers)
The following vessels are exempt from the requirements to have and display a unique identifier:
- a domestic commercial vessel that is registered under the Shipping Registration Act 1981 and marked in accordance with that Act.
- a domestic commercial vessel that is a tender, if it displays, prominently and clearly either:
- the words ‘Tender to’ followed by the name or unique identifier of its parent vessel
- the name of the owner of the vessel followed by the word ‘tender’
- the unique identifier of its parent vessel followed by ‘– T’.
The following domestic commercial vessels are exempt from the requirement to display a unique identifier:
- A human powered vessel, other than a Class1 vessel.
- A sailing vessel, other than a Class 1 vessel, that:
- is less than 7.5 metres long
- has no auxiliary engine, or an auxiliary engine of less than or equal to 3.5 kilowatts propulsion power.
- A personal watercraft used in an aerial freestyle device operation.
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Last updated: 21 June 2018
Last reviewed: 21 June 2018