Proposed Marlborough District Council Navigation Bylaw 2017
The Marlborough Navigation Safety Bylaws are changing.
Significant changes include the following:
- A requirement to wear a lifejackets in vessels under six metres in length
- Compulsory registration of jet skis
- New requirements regarding the carriage of communication equipment
Submissions have now closed. The hearing of submissions is scheduled for Thursday 8 February 2018 and members of the public are welcome to attend.
The Marlborough District Council exercises authority over harbour waters through powers vested in it by the Local Government Act and Maritime Transport Act. This includes the powers to make bylaws relevant to safety and navigation.
Marlborough Sounds Harbour Navigational Risk Assessment Review
Navigation Bylaw 2009
This Bylaw is cited as being the Marlborough District Council Navigation Bylaw 2009. This Bylaw came into force at midnight on 16 August 2010.
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Navigation (Vessel Speed) Bylaw 2009
This Bylaw is cited as being the Marlborough District Council Navigation (Vessel Speed) Bylaw 2009. This Bylaw came into force at midnight on 1 July 2010.