Marine Order 43 (Cargo and cargo handling - Livestock) - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this Order if you intend to procure or possess poisons on a ship that carries livestock.

This Standard allows the master of a ship that is to carry livestock is authorised to procure and be in possession of poisons specified in Schedule 4 of the Regulations. This Order prescribes conditions for the stowage and carriage of livestock by ship and also provides for the survey, inspection, and certification of ships in relation to the carriage of livestock.

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

Service type

Code of Practice

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Other resources

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 43 (Cargo and cargo handling - Livestock) 2006 AG

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Contact details

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Enquiries, Marine Safety

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Operating address: 82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon, Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2181
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6279 5000
Website: Australian Maritime Safety Authority (Opens in new window)