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Caveats

Lodge a caveat to make sure no transactions are registered which may affect your interests in a ship.

If you have an interest in a ship and want to make sure that no transactions are registered which might affect your interest, you can lodge a caveat.

Lodging a caveat means you will be notified if:

  • there is an entry or change in the relevant register, against that ship
  • an application is made that will make any change to the ship registration.

If you have lodged a caveat and your name or address changes, you must advise us.

Lodge a caveat

What do I need to do?

To lodge a caveat over an Australian registered vessel, you need to:

Amend name or address details

What do I need to do?

If there is a change to your name or address, you need to:

Withdraw a caveat

Who can withdraw a caveat?

A caveat can be withdrawn by the person who lodged the caveat. But, a caveat can also be withdrawn by:

  • The solicitor or authorised agent of the person who lodged the caveat.
  • The executor of the will or estate administrator if the person who lodged the caveat is deceased.
  • A trustee, official receiver or other person in whom the interest is vested if the Bankruptcy Act 1966 applies.
  • An individual entrusted to manage the affairs of the person who lodged the caveat if a court order has determined they lack capacity.

What do I need to do?

To withdraw a caveat, you need to:

Last updated: 

Thursday 16 November 2017