Uniform Shipping Laws Code - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate a domestic commercial vessel. The code provides standards for the design, construction, crewing, survey and operation of domestic commercial vessels. The sections of the code that you are required to comply with will vary according to the activities you intend to undertake.

Please consult the responsible agency 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 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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Uniform Shipping Laws Code (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Marine (Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Application) Act 2013 VIC

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Transport Safety Victoria

Contact details

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Maritime Safety

Transport Safety Victoria

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address: 121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2797
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1800 223 022
Email: information@transportsafety.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.transportsafety.vic.gov.au/home (Opens in new window)