In accordance with section 451 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, Maritime New Zealand gives notice of the commencement of the following marine protection rules:
Marine Protection Rules Part 300: Ballast Water Management 2016
These rules come into force on 8 September 2017.
These rules are available for inspection free of charge, or for purchase at a cost, from Maritime New Zealand, Level 11, 1 Grey Street, Wellington, or on the Maritime New Zealand website at www.maritimenz.govt.nz/rules.
Dated at Wellington this 3rd day of August 2017.
MARK BATT, Manager Domestic and International Policy, Maritime New Zealand.
Note: Although signed on 1 March 2016 and their making notified in the New Zealand Gazette, 24 March 2016, Issue No. 25, Notice No. 2016-au1584, the commencement of these Rules were suspended until applied by the Minister of Transport by further notice in the New Zealand Gazette.