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Dangerous Goods (Shipping) Regulation 2012

Part 4

L.N. 56 of 2012

Section 27

B2491


27. Movement of type 3 vessels carrying Class 1, 2, 3 or 3A or Schedule 1 dangerous goods during tropical cyclone

(1) If a tropical cyclone warning signal higher than No. 3 is issued, unless the Director otherwise permits, a type 3 vessel that is in the harbour and is carrying on board Class 1 or Schedule 1 dangerous goods must, without delay—

(a) leave the harbour; or
(b) proceed to and remain at the western dangerous goods anchorage until such tropical cyclone warning signal is cancelled.

(2) If a tropical cyclone warning signal higher than No. 3 is issued, unless the Director otherwise permits, a type 3 vessel that is in the harbour and is carrying on board Class 2, 3 or 3A dangerous goods in bulk must, without delay—

(a) leave the harbour;
(b) proceed to and remain at a dangerous goods anchorage (other than the western dangerous goods anchorage) until such tropical cyclone warning signal is cancelled; or
(c) proceed to and remain at a private mooring laid for mooring a vessel during the passage of a tropical cyclone until such tropical cyclone warning signal is cancelled.

(3) If subsection (1) or (2) is contravened, the master of the vessel commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine at level 4 and to imprisonment for 3 months.

28. Precautions to be taken when Class 3 or 3A dangerous goods in bulk are being handled on board type 3 vessels

(1) Subject to subsection (2), when Class 3 or 3A dangerous goods in bulk are being handled on board a type 3 vessel, all openings in the cargo tanks of the vessel with direct