Marine order 503—certificates of survey—national law

This marine order provides information about:

  • survey, design, construction and equipment standards
  • who can survey a domestic commercial vessel
  • applying for a certificate of survey
  • criteria which must be met for us to issue a certificate of survey
  • conditions on a certificate of survey
  • variation, suspension or cancellation of a certificate of survey
  • applying for an equivalent means of compliance.

Read Marine Order 503 (Certificates of survey — national law) 2017in force until 30 June 2018

Read Marine Order 503 (Certificates of survey – national law) 2018effective 1 July 2018

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Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Last updated: 18 June 2018
Last reviewed: 18 June 2018