Domestic Ferries Security Regulations (SOR/2009-321)

Regulations are current to 2014-09-15 and last amended on 2014-06-19. Previous Versions

APPLICATION

Marginal note:Domestic ferries and domestic ferry facilities
  •  (1) These Regulations apply to domestic ferries and domestic ferry facilities.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) For greater certainty, these Regulations do not apply to ferries that are dismantled or laid-up at a domestic ferry facility.

PART 1GENERAL

Overview

Marginal note:General matters

 This Part sets out general matters that apply to the entire Regulations.

Compliance

Marginal note:Obligations of operators

 The operator of a domestic ferry and the operator of a domestic ferry facility shall ensure that the requirements of these Regulations are met.

MARSEC Level

Marginal note:MARSEC level 1

 The operator of a domestic ferry and the operator of a domestic ferry facility shall maintain MARSEC level 1 at all times unless a higher MARSEC level is required by a security measure formulated by the Minister under section 7 of the Act.

Prohibition

Marginal note:Security equipment and systems

 No person shall tamper with, damage or disrupt the normal operation of any security equipment or system to which these Regulations apply.

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PART 2SECURITY DOCUMENTATION

Overview

Marginal note:Requirements relating to security documentation

 This Part sets out the security documentation that must be obtained from the Minister and the manner in which it must be obtained. It also sets out the security documentation that must be carried on board domestic ferries.

Required Documentation

Marginal note:Domestic ferry
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4), no person shall operate a domestic ferry without

    • (a) an Interim Domestic Ferry Security Certificate in respect of the ferry issued under subsection 18(1) within the preceding 90 days; or

    • (b) a Security Certificate in respect of the ferry issued under paragraph 19(1)(a).

  • Marginal note:Deemed compliance

    (2) The operator of a domestic ferry is deemed to comply with the requirements of subsection (1) if any of the following documents have been issued in respect of the ferry:

  • Marginal note:Exemption — Part 1 of Schedule 1

    (3) Subsection (1) does not apply before January 15, 2010 to a domestic ferry operating on a route set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1.

  • Marginal note:Exemption — Parts 2 to 4 of Schedule 1

    (4) Subsection (1) does not apply before April 1, 2010 to a domestic ferry operating on a route set out in Parts 2 to 4 of Schedule 1.