Uniform Shipping Laws Code - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you hold a licence to own or operate a commercial hire and drive vessel. The Uniform Shipping Laws Code provides standards for the design, construction and operation of domestic commercial vessels.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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.

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Act(s) name

Western Australian Marine Act 1982 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

W.A. Marine (Hire and Drive Vessels) Regulations 1983 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Marine and Coastal

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Marine Safety

Marine and Coastal

Department of Transport

Western Australia
Mailing address: General Post Office Box C102
Perth, Western Australia
Phone: 13 11 56