Part 40A: Design, Construction and Equipment – Passenger Ships which are not SOLAS Ships MNZ Consolidation 1 April 2011
Part 40A prescribes the requirements for the design, construction and equipment of New Zealandpassenger ships that are not SOLAS ships (and therefore not covered by Part 40B) and for foreignnon SOLAS passenger ships that operate on the New Zealand coast.The authority for making Part 40A is found in sections 36(1)(a), 36(1)(c), 36(1)(d), 36(1)(j), 36(1)(l),36(1)(q) and 36(1)(t) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994.Maritime Rules are subject to the Regulations (Disallowance) Act 1989. Under that Act the rules arerequired to be tabled in the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives may, byresolution, disallow any rules. The Regulations Review Committee is the select committee responsiblefor considering rules under this Act.
This document is the current consolidated version of Maritime Rules Part 40A produced by MaritimeNew Zealand, and serves as a reference only. It has been compiled from the official rules that havebeen signed into law by the Minister of Transport. Copies of the official rule and amendments assigned by the Minister of Transport may be downloaded from the Maritime New Zealand website.www.maritimenz.govt.nz