Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notification of Marine Protection Rules

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

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.