Uniform Shipping Laws Code - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with this code if you are involved in the design or construction of vessels. Every new vessel constructed in Western Australia and every vessel being brought into survey for the first time must undergo an initial survey.

The Uniform Shipping Laws Code (USL Code) provides standards for the design, construction and operation of domestic commercial vessels.

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 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

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Act(s) name

Western Australian Marine Act 1982 WA

Regulation(s) name

W.A. Marine (Surveys and Certificates of Survey) Regulations 1983 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