A person or body corporate who intends affixing Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) or validating existing HIN and issuing interim Boat Code certificates must be appointed by DPTI.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for Appointment as a Boat Code Agent the applicant must:
- Pay the appropriate fee for Appointment as a Boat Code Agent;
- Successfully complete the DPTI training course;
- Supply a current National Police Certificate for the Boat Code Agent (and any Nominee) every 3 years; and
- Be at least 18 years of age
A Boat Code Agent???s business should:
- Already be associated with the marine industry, unless DPTI approves otherwise;
- Be open to the general public at least five and a half days per week or as agreed by DPTI;
- Have the necessary tools and equipment, such as punches and engravers, for affixing a Hull Identification Number (HIN) in a specified range of materials;
- Have access to an area suitable for accommodating a boat trailer while affixing the HIN is completed.
Appointment as a Boat Code agent $148
Renewal of the term of appointment as Boat Code agent $117.
Payment may be made by cheque or credit card (Mastercard or Visa).
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Transport Services Division
Harbors & Navigation Act 1993 (South Australia)
Harbors & Navigation Regulations 2009 (South Australia)
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