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Admiralty & Maritime Legislation Links - Australia

Please note: this list is not exhaustive

Commonwealth of Australia Acts

Federal Register of Legislation Federal Register of Legislation is the legal information retrieval system owned by the Australian Attorney-General's Department. It contains legislation of the Commonwealth and non self-governing Territories (and related material such as Reserved Commonwealth Laws, the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act and the Constitution (including ancillary documents) as well as Bills, explanatory memoranda/statements, tables, indexes and other finding aids).

ANL Act 1956 (Cth) (formerly Australian Coastal Shipping Commission Act 1956 (Cth) until 1974, then Australian Shipping Commission Act until 1988)
ANL Guarantee Act 1994 (Cth)
Admiralty Act 1998 (Cth)
Antarctic Marine Living Marine Resources Conservation Act 1981 (Cth) 
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 (Cth)
Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1991
Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Powers) Act 1980 (Cth)
Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Title) Act 1980 (Cth)
Coastal Waters (State Powers) Act 1980 (Cth)
Coastal Waters (State Title) Act 1980 (Cth) 
Control of Naval Waters Act 1918 (Cth)
Crimes at Sea Act 2000 (Cth)
Crimes (Ships and Fixed Platforms) Act 1992 (Cth)
Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1991 (Cth)
Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 (Cth)
Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims Act 1989 (Cth)
Marine Insurance Act 1909 (Cth)
Marine Navigation Levy Act 1989 (Cth)
Marine Navigation Levy Collection Act 1989 (Cth)
Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Act 1991 (Cth)
Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Collection Act 1991 (Cth)
Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003 (Cth)
Navigation Act 2012 (Cth)
Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 (Cth)
Port Statistics Act 1977 (Cth) 
Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Act 2008 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Harmful Anti-fouling Systems) Act 2006 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund – Customs) Act 1993 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund – Excise) Act 1993 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund – General) Act 1993 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1913 (Cth) 
Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy) Act 1981 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy Collection) Act 1981 (Cth)
Sea Installations Act 1987 (Cth)
Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 (Cth)
Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Act 1992 (Cth)
Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992 (Cth) 
Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973 (Cth)
Shipping Registration Act 1981 (Cth)

Commonwealth of Australia subordinate legislation

Admiralty Rules (Cth)
Antarctic Marine Living Marine Resources Conservation Regulations 1994 (Cth)
Carriage of Goods by Sea Regulations 1998 (Cth)
Carriage of Goods by Sea Regulations 1998 (No 2)
Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Regulations 1983 (Cth)
Historic Shipwrecks Regulations 1978 (Cth) 
Marine Navigation Levy Regulations 1991 (Cth)
Marine Navigation Levy Collection Regulations 1990 (Cth)
Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Regulations 1992 (Cth)
Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Collection Regulations (Cth)
Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Regulations 2003 (Cth)
Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) (National Standards) Regulations 2003 (Cth)
Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Regulations 1995 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) (Registration of Foreign Judgments) Regulations (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Regulations 1983 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (1992 Fund) Regulations 1994 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Regulations (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) (Orders) Regulations 1994 (Cth)
Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy) Regulations 2014(Cth)
Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Regulations 2002 (Cth)
Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Regulations 2002 (Cth) 
Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 1993 (Cth)
Shipping Registration Regulations (Cth)

New South Wales Acts

New South Wales consolidated Acts 
Crimes at Sea Act 1998 (NSW)
Marine Estate Management Act 2014 (NSW)
Marine Safety Act 1998 (NSW)
Piracy Punishment Act 1902 (NSW)
Sea-Carriage Documents Act 1997 (NSW)
Sea-Carriage of Goods (State) Act 1921 (NSW) 

New South Wales subordinate legislation

New South Wales consolidation Regulations
Marine Estate Management (Management Rules) Regulation 1999 (NSW)
Marine Safety Regulation 2016 (NSW)

Northern Territory Acts

Northern Territory legislation
Darwin Port Corporation Act (NT)
Marine Act (NT)
Marine Pollution Act (NT)

Northern Territory subordinate legislation 

Marine (Air-Cushioned Vehicles) Regulations (NT)
Marine (General) Regulations (NT)
Marine (Passenger) Regulations (NT)
Marine Pollution Regulations (NT)
Marine (Prevention of Collision) Regulations (NT)
Marine (Sheltered Waters) Regulations (NT)

Queensland Acts

Queensland legislation
Crimes at Sea Act 2001 (Qld)
Marine Parks Act 2004 (Qld)
Maritime Safety Queensland Act 2002 (Qld)
Sea-Carriage Documents Act 1996 (Qld)
Transport Operations (Marine Pollution) Act 1995 (Qld)
Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Act 1994 (Qld)
Transport Operations (Marine Safety – Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Application) Act 2016 (Qld)
Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Act 1994 (Qld)

Queensland subordinate legislation

Queensland subordinate legislation
Coastal Protection and Management Regulation 2017 (Qld)
Marine Parks (Declaration) Regulation 2006 (Qld)
Transport Infrastructure (Ports) Regulation 2016 (Qld)
Transport Infrastructure (Public Marine Facilities) Regulation 2011 (Qld)
Transport Operations (Marine Pollution) Regulation 2008 (Qld)
Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Regulation 2016
Transport Operations (Marine Safety – Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Application) Regulation 2016
Transport Operations (Marine Safety – Queensland Regulated Ships Miscellaneous Equipment) Standard 2017

South Australia Acts

South Australia consolidated Acts 
Crimes At Sea Act 1998 (SA)
Harbors and Navigation Act 1993 (SA)
Historic Shipwrecks Act 1981 (SA)
Maritime Services (Access) Act 2000 (SA)
Protection of Marine Waters (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1987 (SA)
Sea-Carriage Documents Act 1998 (SA)
South Australian Ports (Bulk Handling Facilities) Act 1996 (SA)
South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Act 2000 (SA)

South Australia subordinate legislation

South Australia consolidated Regulations
Harbors and Navigation (Alcohol and Drug Testing) Regulations 2009 (SA)
Harbors and Navigation (Control of Caulerpa Taxifolia) Revocation Regulations 2011 (SA)
Harbors and Navigation Regulations 2009 (SA)
Historic Shipwrecks Regulations 2017 (SA)
Maritime Services (Access) Regulations 2012 (SA)

Tasmania Acts

Tasmania legislation
Marine and Safety Authority act 1997 (Tas)
Offshore Waters Jurisdiction Act 1976 (Tas)

Tasmania subordinate legislation

Tasmania subordinate legislation

Marine and Safety (Collision) Regulations 2017 (Tas)
Marine and Safety (General) Regulations 2013 (Tas)
Marine and Safety (Maritime Incidents) Regulations 2017 (Tas)
Marine and Safety (Pilotage and Navigation) Regulations 2017 (Tas)
Marine and Safety (Radio) Regulations 2012 (Tas)

Victoria Acts

Victorian legislation
Marine (Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Application) Act 2013 (Vic)
Marine (Further Amendment) Act 2001 (Vic)
Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic)
Ports and Marine Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (Vic)
Port Management Further Amendment Act 2012 (Vic)
Port Services and Marine (Amendment) Act 1996 (Vic)
Port Services (Port Management Reform) Act 2003 (Vic)
Transport Legislation Amendment (Ports Integration) Act 2010 (Vic)

Victoria subordinate legislation

Victoria subordinate legislation
Marine (Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Application) (Prescribed Information on Forms) Regulations 2013 (Vic)
Marine Safety Amendment (Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Application) Regulations 2013 (Vic)
Marine Safety Amendment Regulations 2015 (Vic)
Marine Safety Regulations 2012 (Vic)
Port Management (Local Ports) Regulations 2015 (Vic)

Western Australia Acts

Western Australia consolidated Acts 
Crimes At Sea Act 2000 (WA)
Harbours and Jetties Act 1928 (WA)
Jetties Act 1926 (WA)
Marine and Harbours Act 1981 (WA)
Marine Navigational Aids Act 1973 (WA)
Maritime Archaeology Act 1973 (WA)
Maritime Fees and Charges (Taxing) Act 1999 (WA)
Pilots' Limitation of Liability Act 1962 (WA)
Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987 (WA)
Port Authorities Act 1999 (WA)
Sea-Carriage Documents Act 1997 (WA)
Sea-Carriage of Goods Act 1909 (WA)
Shipping and Pilotage Act 1967 (WA)
Western Australian Coastal Shipping Commission Act 1965 (WA)
Western Australian Marine Act 1983 (WA)

Western Australia subordinate legislation

Western Australia consolidated Regulations
Jetties Act Regulations 1940 (WA)
Marine and Harbours (Departmental Areas) Regulations 1998 (WA)
Marine and Harbours (Fuelling) Regulations 1985 (WA)
Marine Navigational Aids Regulations 1985 (WA)
Navigable Waters Regulations (WA)
Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Regulations 1993 (WA)
Port Authorities Regulations 2001 (WA)
Ports and Harbours Regulations 1966 (WA)
Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 (WA)
Shipping and Pilotage (Mooring Control Areas) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Adjustment of Compasses) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Certificates of Competency and Safety Manning) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Construction, Stability and Engineering) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Court of Marine Inquiry) Rules (WA)
W.A. Marine (Emergency Procedures and Safety of Navigation) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Hire and Drive Vessels) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Life Saving Appliances, Fire Appliances and Miscellaneous Equipment) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Load Lines) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Mercantile Marine) Regulations 1983 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Radiotelephony) Regulations 1981 (WA)
W.A. Marine (Surveys and Certificates of Survey) Regulations 1983 (WA)
Western Australian Coastal Shipping Commission By-laws
Western Australian Marine (Infringements) Regulations 1985