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Marine Engineers Qualifications Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Engineers Qualifications Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Mr Wilkie)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act relating to maritime safety to ensure the maintenance of standards of training and certification of marine engineers

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Act binds the Crown........................................................................... 2

4............ Object of Act....................................................................................... 2

5............ Constitutional reach of Act.................................................................. 3

6............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

Part 2—Standards                                                                                                                  6

7............ Standard: arrangement of legislative instruments dealing with marine engineering certification matters   6

8............ Standards for Marine Regulations....................................................... 6

9............ Standard: approvals............................................................................. 6

10.......... Standard: oral examinations................................................................ 7

11.......... Standard: Engineer Class 1, 2 and 3.................................................... 7

12.......... Standard: Engineer Watchkeeper......................................................... 8

13.......... Standard: Marine Engineer Class 3 without a trade............................. 9

14.......... Standard: alternative trades and post-trade acquisition of maintenance experience   10

15.......... Standard: recognition of foreign certificate........................................ 10

16.......... Standard: colleges and registered training authorities........................ 10

17.......... Standard: duties permitted for grades of certificates.......................... 11

18.......... Standard: revalidation of certificates.................................................. 14

19.......... Standard: Principal Examiner and Examiners.................................... 14

20.......... Standard: meaning of propulsion power ........................................... 15

21.......... Standard: meaning of qualifying sea service ..................................... 15

 



A Bill for an Act relating to maritime safety to ensure the maintenance of standards of training and certification of marine engineers

The Parliament of Australia enacts: