Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 1841.5:2007 Portable Fire Extinguishers - Part 5: Specific Requirements for Powder Type Extinguishers - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate a recreational or hire and drive vessel. You will need to ensure that you have the correct type and number of fire extinguishers on board your vessel.

This standard specifies requirements for portable rechargeable fire extinguishers of the powder type.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Marine Safety Act 2010 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Planning

Safe Transport Victoria