Australian Standard AS 1499-1996 Personal Flotation Devices - Type 2 - Victoria

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this standard if you are a trading and / or passenger vessel operator. This standard specifies the requirements for personal flotation devices (PFDs) with buoyancy classifications of level 275, level 150, level 100 and level 50 suitable for use by adults and children.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria

Act(s) name

Marine Safety Act 2010 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Marine Safety Regulations 2012 (Victoria)

Contact details

Maritime Safety
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria


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