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  1. Fiji - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Maritime Transport Decree 2013 (Decree No. 20 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-07-02 | FJI-2013-L-95521

    For the implementation of Fiji's obligations under the IMO conventions and to ensure that participants in the maritime transport system are responsible for their actions and to consolidate related maritime laws including the protection of the marine environment and for related matters.

    Chapter 2 of the Decree sets out the responsibilities with respect to employment of seafarers, masters and shipowners.

    Repeals the Marine Act 1986 and the Wreck and Salvage Act and all its subsidiary laws.

  2. Fiji - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Marine (Amendment) Decree 2012 (Decree No. 71 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-27 | FJI-2012-L-95511

  3. Fiji - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Marine (Amendment) Decree 2010 (No. 27 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-05-07 | FJI-2010-L-89992

    Amends section 183 (pioltage area); repeals section 185; amends section 185 by deleting the word "compulsory" wherever it appears; and amends section 199 concerning pilotage fees.

  4. Fiji - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji Decree 2009 (No. 2 of 2010).

    Adoption: 2009-12-31 | FJI-2009-L-86227

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Establishment, Membership and Meetings of the Authority
    Part 3 - Transfer of Assets, Liabilities and Employees
    Part 4 - Functions, Duties and Powers of Authority
    Part 5 - Financial Provisions
    Part 6 - Reporting and Accountability
    Part 7 - Miscellaneous

  5. Fiji - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Marine (Amendment) Decree 2009 (No. 1 of 2010).

    Adoption: 2009-12-31 | FJI-2009-L-86229

    1. Short Title and Commencement
    2. Section 5 amended
    3. Object of the Decree
    4. Part 1 amended
    5. Sections 14,16 etc amended
    6. Sections 15, 17, 19, 22 etc. amended
    7. Section 21 amended
    8. Sections 56 amended
    9. Section 66 amended
    10. Section 67 amended
    11. Section 80A amended
    12. Sections 87 - 92 amended
    13. Section 97 amended
    14. Section 99 amended
    15. Sections 161, 164, 165, 166, 200A and 201A of the Act amended
    16. Sections 183, 184 and 188 amended
    17. Section 189 amended
    18. Section 192 amended
    19. Section 215 amended
    20. Section 219 amended
    21. Section 224 amended

  6. Fiji - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Sea Ports Management Act 2005 (No. 8 of 2005). - Act online

    Adoption: 2005-06-29 | FJI-2005-L-71944

    Repeals the Maritime and Ports Authority of the Fiji Islands Act and sets out measures for the management of sea ports.

  7. Fiji - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Marine (Amendment) Act 2005 (No. 9 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-06-29 | FJI-2005-L-71946

    In order to give effect to the reorganisation of Fiji's sea ports, amends sections 3, 5, 22, 27, 32, 51, 59, 102, 104, 160-166, 183, 185, 198, 199 and 202 of the principle Act; repeals sections 3A and 3B; New Part IA and new sections 76-80, 80A, 200A, and 201 A added; section 56E deleted.

  8. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Pilotage) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 75)

    Adoption: 1992-07-26 | FJI-1992-R-29261

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986 specify what the master of a vessel must do to help a pilot board his vessels; how a person may obtain a pilot's licence; the qualifications and health standards for such a licence; the knowledge a pilot must have of the pilotage areas; and the measures necessary to maintain pilotage standards.

  9. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Light Dues) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 76)

    Adoption: 1992-07-26 | FJI-1992-R-29262

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986 specify: the fees payable by vessels for navigational aids; how and when such fees are due; and which types of vessels are exempt from such fees.

  10. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine Act (Amendment) Decree, 1991. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1991-07-08 | FJI-1991-R-71945

    Amends sections 227 and 228 of the Marine Act 1986.

  11. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Masters and Seamen) Regulations, 1990 (Legal Notice No.82)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | Date of entry into force: 1991-12-05 | FJI-1990-R-26630

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986, specify conditions to be included in employment agreements, provide for medical examinations, specify standards of accomodation and provisions, disciplinary offences, and records to be maintained by vessel owners and masters.

  12. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Coasting-trade) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 71)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | FJI-1990-R-29257

    The Regulations under the Maritime Act 1986 specify how a coast-trading licence or permit may be obtained; the details to be included in such a licence or permit; and the reports to be provided by the masters of coast-trading vessels.

  13. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Fiji Marine Board) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 72)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | FJI-1990-R-29258

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986 create the Fiji Marine Board.

  14. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Survey Reports) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 73)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | FJI-1990-R-29259

    These Regulations under the Marine Act 1986 specify the procedures to be followed during semi-annual safety equipment surveys, and provide forms for inspection checklists.

  15. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Survey Fees) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 77)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | FJI-1990-R-29263

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986 specify the fees to be paid in respect to marine surveying services that are provided by the Marine Department

  16. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Preliminary Investigation Procedures) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 79)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | FJI-1990-R-29264

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986 set out procedures to be followed for a preliminary investigation of a casualty.

  17. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Registration) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 80)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | FJI-1990-R-29265

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986 establish procedures and forms for the registration of vessels.

  18. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Fiji Small Craft Code) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 81)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | FJI-1990-R-29266

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986 specify the details of the law relating to commercial vessels less than ten metres in length.

  19. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Fiji Maritime Code) Regulations, 1990 (L.N. No. 83)

    Adoption: 1990-07-26 | FJI-1990-R-29267

    These Regulations under the Marine Act, 1986 concern the safety of vessels. Section 1: Introduction, definitions and general requirements Section 2: Certificates of competency Section 3: Safety manning Section 4; Mercantile marine Section 5: Construction and stability Section 6: Crew accommodation Section 7: Load lines Section 8: Tonnage measurement Section 9: Engineering Section 10: Life-saving appliances Section 11: Fire appliances Section 12: Radio equipment Section 13:Miscellaneous equipment Section 14: Surveys and Certificates of Survey Section 15: Emergency procedures and safety of navigation

  20. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency and Manning of Vessels) (General) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 7.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9872

    Regulations providing for general requirements in respect of the training and certification of seafarers and the manning of vessels.

  21. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency (Authorised Capacities)) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 8.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9873

    Regulations prescribing the capacities in which the holder of each grade of certificate of competency may serve on a registered vessel.

  22. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency) (Qualifications for Entry to Examinations) (Deck Officers)) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 9.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9874

    Regulations prescribing the qualifications an applicant must possess and the other prerequisites that must be complied with before an applicant can be permitted by the Marine Board to enter for an examination for certain supplementary courses leading to a qualification for a grade of certificate of competency as a deck officer.

  23. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency) (Qualifications for Entry to Examinations) (Engineering Officers) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 10.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9875

    Regulations prescribing the qualifications an applicant must possess and the other prerequisites that must be complied with before the applicant may be permitted to enter for an examination for engineering officer or for a steamship or motor vessel endorsement on a certificate of competency.

  24. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency) (Required Qualifications) (Ratings) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 11.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9879

    Regulations prescribing the qualifications a person who wishes to qualify as a deck watchkeeping rating, an able seaman or an engine-room watchkeeping rating must possess before the Marine Board may issue him or her with a certificate of competency as a rating.

  25. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency) (Examination Syllabuses) (Deck Officers) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 12.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9880

    Regulations prescribing the subject matter of the various examinations a person must pass for a deck officer certificate of competency or sailing endorsement.

  26. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency) (Examination Syllabuses) (Engineering Officers)) Regulations. 1989. L.N. No. 13.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9881

    Regulations prescribing the subject matter of the various examinations for qualification as a deck officer.

  27. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency) (Supplementary Courses) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 14.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9882

    Regulations prescribing the various courses attendance of which is required in order to qualify for a certificate of competency.

  28. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency) (Examination Procedures) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 15.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9883

    Regulations prescribing the health requirements of candidates, and the conduct and marking procedures for examinations leading to a certificate of competency.

  29. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Manning of Vessels) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 17.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9884

    These Regulations provide for the establishment of a Manning Committee which, having regard to certain stated criteria, makes recommendations to the Marine Board for the safe manning requirements of each registered vessel.

  30. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Certificates of Competency) (Tankers and Dangerous Cargoes) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 19.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9885

    Regulations stipulating the qualifications of persons in charge of tankers carrying dangerous cargoes.

  31. Fiji - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Marine (Medical Examination of Seafarers) Regulations 1989. L.N. No. 22.

    Adoption: 1989-05-03 | FJI-1989-R-9886

    Regulations providing for the examination of seafarers for the certificate of medical fitness.

  32. Fiji - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Marine Act, 1986 (No. 35 of 1986). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1986-12-16 | FJI-1986-L-43297

    Provides comprehensive legislation on sea transport, including registration of vessels, marine rights and liabilities, and pilotage. Part IV deals with safety aboard ships. Establishes a Fiji Marine Board with the function of inspecting ships and issuing safety certification. Part V applies to seafarers. Inter alia, requires seafarers to be certified (ss. 99-101), and prohibits engagement of persons under 16 years of age aboard ships (s. 110). S. 113 prohibits employment of Fiji citizens aboard foreign vessels on which conditions of employment are inferior to those provided for in Part V of the Act. Furthermore, provides for payment of wages in case of wreck, and regulates crew accomodations, medical supplies, and the maintenance of a crew registry.


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