Navigation Bylaw 2009 and Navigation (Vessel Speed) Bylaw 2009

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Navigation Bylaw 2009 and Navigation (Vessel Speed) Bylaw 2009

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.

Read the Draft Bylaws and Submissions received

Navigation Bylaws

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 Risk Assessment Review PDF (1.3 Mb)

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 Bylaw 2009

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Navigation Bylaw 2009 PDF (832 Kb)

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.

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Navigation (Vessel Speed) Bylaw 2009 (Flipbook)

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Navigation (Vessel Speed) Bylaw 2009 PDF (36 Kb)