Uniform Shipping Laws Code - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code if you are involved in the operation of domestic commercial vessels. A commercial vessel is a vessel which is used in the course of any business or commercial transaction. This includes any Government vessel other than one that belongs to an arm of the Defence Force.

The Uniform Shipping Laws Code (USL Code) provides standards for the design, construction and operation of domestic commercial vessels.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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.

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Administering agency

Department of Transport
Transport Services
Marine Safety

Act(s) name

Western Australian Marine Act 1982 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

W.A. Marine (Load Lines) Regulations 1983 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Safety Branch, Commercial Vessels
Department of Transport
Transport Services
Marine Safety


Operating address:
441 Murray Street
Perth
Western Australia 6000

Phone:

1300723226
cvs_operations@transport.wa.gov.au

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