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Agency:
State Marine Pollution Committee
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1987
Description:
Note: no records have yet been transferred to TAHO by this agency.

The Committee was established according to the Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987. The functions of the Committee under the Act include:
a) inform and advise the Government on marine pollution caused by discharges from ships
(b) prepare and update from time to time a plan to combat incidents of marine pollution caused by discharges from ships
(c) when a meeting of the Committee is convened by the Director pursuant to section 37, perform the functions imposed on it by that section; and
(d) make recommendations on the training and equipment necessary to combat such discharges.
Legislation Administered:
Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987
Legislation Creating:
Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987
Functions Performed:
Environment
Maritime services