Specification RB 274 issued in January 1976 by the Postal and Telecommunications Department of the Commonwealth - Western Australia

Description

You may be required to comply with this specification if you are the master or owner of a ship.

It is a criminal offence for a master or owner of a ship to allow the ship to begin a voyage unless the ship is equipped with radio equipment as required by the regulations. One of these requirements is that the radio equipment must be either a single sideband installation, or, if the ship is operated exclusively within 20 nautical miles of the coast, a VHF frequency modulated installation which complies with this specification may be used.

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.

Other resources

Task Resources
Comply Specification RB 274 issued in January 1976 by the Postal and Telecommunications Department of the Commonwealth - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Act(s) name

Western Australian Marine Act 1982 WA

Regulation(s) name

W.A. Marine (Radiotelephony) Regulations 1981 WA

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Marine Safety

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Safety Branch, Commercial Vessels

Marine Safety

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Operating address: 441 Murray Street
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Phone: 1300723226
Email: cvs_operations@transport.wa.gov.au