Territorial Subdivision: New South Wales
Document Type: Legislation
Date: 1987 (2006)
Source: FAO, FAOLEX
An Act relating to the protection of the sea and certain waters from pollution by oil and other noxious substances discharged from ships; to repeal the Prevention of Oil Pollution of Navigable Waters Act 1960 and for related purposes.
Subject: Sea, Environment gen.
Keyword: Marine pollution Effluent wastewater/discharge Offences/penalties Oil pollution International agreement-implementation Hazardous substances Transport/storage
Geographical area: Oceania
Abstract: The Act consists of 6 Parts, i.e. Preliminary (1), Pollution by oil (2), Pollution by noxious substances (3), Pollution relating to transfer operations (4), Ships carrying or using oil or carrying noxious liquid substances(5), Miscellaneous(6), and 6 Schedules. The Act makes provision for the protection of the sea and certain waters from pollution.
Full text: English
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