Uniform Shipping Laws Code - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with this code if you are involved in the operation of domestic commercial vessels. A commercial vessel is a vessel which is used in the course of any business or commercial transaction. This includes any Government vessel other than one that belongs to an arm of the Defence Force.

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 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

Act(s) name

Western Australian Marine Act 1982 WA

Regulation(s) name

W.A. Marine (Emergency Procedures and Safety of Navigation) 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