CHAPTER 466 - INLAND WATERS SHIPPING ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Inland Waters Shipping (Declared Date) Notice

Inland Waters Shipping (Declared Date) (No. 2) Notice

Inland Waters Shipping (No. 3) Notice

Inland Waters Shipping (Inland Waters Declaration) Order

Inland Waters Shipping (Construction of Vessels) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Dangerous Goods) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Dimensions and Tonnage) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Trials) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Certificate of Competency) (Forms) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Logs) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Masters and Crews) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Navigation) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Navigational Aids) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Section 24 (3) Harbours) Designation Notice

Inland Waters Shipping (Section 24 (3) Harbours) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Survey and Registration) Regulations

Inland Waters Shipping (Identity Marks) Regulations

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (DECLARED DATE) NOTICE

[Section 4]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Declared date and specification of inland waters

GN 29 of 1962,

GN 249 of 1964,

GN 497 of 1964.

1.   Title

This Notice may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Declared Date) Notice.

2.   Declared date and specification of inland waters

It is hereby notified that from and after the appointed date, no person shall use or permit to be used on those parts of Lake Kariba or of Lake Tanganyika which lie within the boundaries of Zambia or of the former Protectorate of Northern Rhodesia a vessel to which the provisions of Part II of the Act apply unless—

      (a)   she has been surveyed and registered in accordance with the provisions of the Act; and

      (b)   there is in force in respect of such vessel a valid certificate of registration.

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (DECLARED DATE) (NO. 2) NOTICE

[Section 4]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Declared date and specification of inland waters

[Notice by the Minister]

GN 217 of 1966.

1.   Title

This Notice may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Declared Date) (No. 2) Notice.

2.   Declared date and specification of inland waters

It is hereby notified that from and the 1st July, 1966, a person shall not use or permit to be used on Lake Bangweula a vessel to which the provisions of Part II of the Act, apply, unless—

      (a)   she has been surveyed and registered in accordance with the provisions of the said Act; and

      (b)   there is in force in respect of such vessels a valid certificate of registration.

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (NO. 3) NOTICE

[Section 4]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Specification of declared inland waters

      SCHEDULE

[Notice by the Minister]

SI 146 of 1975.

1.   Title

This Notice may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (No. 3) Notice.

2.   Specification of declared inland waters

It is hereby notified that after the publication of this Notice a person shall not use, or permit to be used a vessel on any of the inland waters specified in the Schedule to this Notice to which the provisions of Part II of the Inland Waters Shipping Act, apply, unless—

      (a)   she has been surveyed and registered in accordance with the provisions of the said Act; and

      (b)   there is in force in respect of such vessels a valid certificate of registration.

SCHEDULE

[Paragraph 2]

INLAND WATERS

The Zambezi River where both sides of the river lie within the borders of Zambia, parts of Lake Mweru which lie within the boundaries of Zambia, Lake Mweru Wantipa, Kafue River, Lwanginga River, Lungwebungu River, parts of Lutembwe River which lie within Zambia, Kashizhi River, Kabompo River, parts of Luapula River which lie within Zambia, Chambeshi River, Kalungwishi River, Luangwa River, Lunsemfwa River and Lukanga Swamps.

[Am by SI 146 of 1975.]

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (INLAND WATERS DECLARATION) ORDER

[Section 10]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Declaration of inland waters

[Order by the President]

GN 372 of 1961,

GN 249 of 1964,

GN 497 of 1964,

SI 14 of 1966,

SI 145 of 1975.

1.   Title

This Order may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Inland Waters Declaration) Order.

2.   Declaration of inland waters

The following waters are hereby declared to be inland waters for purposes of the Inland Waters Shipping Act:

The Zambezi River where both sides of the river lie within the borders of Zambia, parts of Lake Mweru which lie within the boundaries of Zambia, Lake Mweru Wantipa, Kafue River, Lwanginga River, Lungwebungu River, parts of Lutembwe River which lie within Zambia, Kashizhi River, Kabompo River, parts of Luapula River which lie within Zambia, Chambeshi River, Kalungwishi River, Luangwa River, Lunsemfwa River and Lukanga Swamps.

[Am by SI 145 of 1975.]

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (CONSTRUCTION OF VESSELS) REGULATIONS

[Section 24]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

PART I
PRELIMINARY

   1.   Title

   2.   Application

   3.   Interpretation

PART II
HULL AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

   4.   Submission of plans

   5.   Bulkheads

   6.   Freeboard

   7.   Flooring

   8.   Position of helmsman

PART III
BUOYANCY REQUIREMENTS

   9.   Buoyancy appliances or watertight bulkheads

   10.   Material and construction of buoyancy appliances

   11.   Special requirements for air cases

   12.   Construction of buoyancy appliances

PART IV
MACHINERY REQUIREMENTS

   13.   Engine compartments and positioning of fuel tanks

   14.   Batteries

   15.   Duty of master or person in charge of a vessel to comply with these Regulations

   16.   Exemptions

[Regulations by the Minister]

GN 374 of 1961,

SI 92 of 1976.

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Construction of Vessels) Regulations.

2.   Application

   (1) These Regulations shall apply to vessels which are used on inland waters and which are required to be registered in terms of Part II of the Act.

   (2) These Regulations provide for the minimum specifications and conditions with which vessels referred to in sub-regulation (1) shall comply so as to ensure the safety of persons and cargo carried therein.

3.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

"decked vessel" means a vessel which is decked-in to the extent of her overall length;

"half-decked vessel" means a vessel which is not an open vessel nor a decked vessel;

"open vessel" means a vessel which is not decked-in at the forward end to the extent of one-third of her overall length.

PART II
HULL AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

4.   Submission of plans

   (1) A person shall not construct or sell a vessel of any model or type unless he has submitted in duplicate, to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power and Transport, construction plans and detailed specifications for that vessel and obtained approved plans and specifications therefor.

   (2) On first survey, if required by the surveyor, the owner of a vessel or his agent shall submit plans showing construction, material and scantlings of the hull of such vessel. The plans shall also show the passenger accommodation, if any, and, if such accommodation is in an enclosed space, particulars of the entrances and exits.

[Am by SI 145 of 1975.]

5.   Bulkheads

   (1) In a vessel fitted with an inboard engine which is enclosed within a machinery space, whether such vessel is constructed of wood or steel, there shall be provided a bulkhead to separate such machinery space from the accommodation space.

   (2) The bulkhead referred to in sub-regulation (1) shall be—

      (a)   made of steel and insulated so as to provide an effective fire division:

Provided that, in the case of an open vessel constructed of wood, the bulkhead may be made of wood if it is constructed and lined to the satisfaction of the surveyor;

      (b)   in the case of a vessel provided with seats for passengers, constructed as high as such seats and water-tight to half its height.

6.   Freeboard

   (1) A vessel, when loaded with weights to represent her normal complement of stores, equipment, full permissible cargo and the full number of persons authorised by the surveyor's certificate to be carried in such vessel at 63 kilograms per person, shall have a clear height of side above water at its lowest point of—

      (a)   in the case of a vessel of not more than 457.2 centimetres in length overall, not less than 365.76 centimetres;

      (b)   in the case of a vessel of more than 457.2 centimetres but not more than 609.6 centimetres in length overall, not less than 457.2 centimetres;

      (c)   in the case of a vessel of more than 609.6 centimetres but not more than 914.4 centimetres in length overall, not less than 422 millimetres;

      (d)   in the case of a vessel of more than 914.4 centimetres but not more than 1219.2 centimetres in length overall, not less than 584.2 millimetres;

      (e)   in the case of a vessel of more than 1219.2 centimetres but not more than 1524 centimetres in length overall, not less than 685.8 centimetres;

      (f)   in the case of a vessel of more than 1524 centimetres in length overall, such height, being not less than 762 millimetres, as the surveyor may consider necessary.

   (2) The clear height of side shall be measured—

      (a)   in the case of an open vessel, to the top of the upper edge of the upper strake or to the top of the wash strake if one is fitted;

      (b)   in the case of a half-decked vessel, to the top of the deck or to the top of the gunwale, whichever measurement gives the smaller height of side;

      (c)   in the case of a decked vessel, to the top of the deck at the side.

7.   Flooring

   (1) A vessel shall be provided, to the satisfaction of the surveyor, with flooring which shall—

      (a)   be secured but removable to allow for inspection and cleaning;

      (b)   allow rapid drainage of water to the bilges.

   (2) Drain-plugs in the outer skin of a vessel shall not be provided.

8.   Position of helmsman

Provision shall be made in a vessel for the helmsman to have a clear view for safe navigation.

PART III
BUOYANCY REQUIREMENTS

9.   Buoyancy appliances or watertight bulkheads

   (1) An open vessel shall be provided with internal buoyancy appliances of sufficient capacity to enable such vessel to remain afloat when—

      (a)   filled with water;

      (b)   loaded with 22.5 kilogramms of ballast;

      (c)   supporting her normal means of propulsion.

   (2) A vessel other than an open vessel shall be provided with such watertight bulkheads, being not less than two, as the surveyor considers necessary.

10.   Material and construction of buoyancy appliances

Buoyancy appliances shall consist of-

      (a)   air cases constructed of a material approved by a surveyor; or

      (b)   in the case of solid buoyancy units, material having a closed cell structure, and recognised as a buoyancy appliance by the authority in the United Kingdom responsible for approving such equipment.

11.   Special requirements for air cases

No air case shall exceed a length of 121.92 centimetres, and a metal air case exceeding 91.44 centimetres in length, if it is not constructed of corrugated sheets, shall be strengthened by fitting an internal diaphragm at the middle of the length. An internal diaphragm shall also be fitted at the middle of the length of each air case where the perimeter exceeds 152.4 centimetres and its length 63 millimetres.

12.   Construction of buoyancy appliances

Buoyancy appliances shall be constructed to the satisfaction of the surveyor.

PART IV
MACHINERY REQUIREMENTS

13.   Engine compartments and positioning of fuel tanks

A vessel fitted with a petrol-driven inboard engine shall comply with the following minimum requirements:

      (a)   where the fuel tanks are installed in the engine compartment, the tanks shall be separated from the engine by a fireproof bulkhead or alternatively the tanks shall be lagged to the satisfaction of the surveyor;

      (b)   where the engine is not enclosed within a machinery space, it shall be encased with a weatherproof casing and such casing shall be constructed of steel or wood:

Provided that wooden casing shall be lined with fireproof sheeting of not less than a quarter of 25.4 millimetres in thickness;

      (c)   machinery including shafting shall be fenced where considered necessary by the surveyor to protect persons from injury;

      (d)   adequate ventilation shall be provided in engine and fuel-tank compartments;

      (e)   a metal tray shall be fitted under the engines and the tray shall—

      (i)   be constructed so as to contain a reasonable quantity of oil without overflowing;

      (ii)   be readily removable for cleaning;

      (f)   fuel tanks shall be rigidly installed as far away as practicable from the engine and, where considered necessary by the surveyor, a metal tray, which shall comply with the provisions of paragraph (e), shall be fitted under the fuel tank;

      (g)   the fuel-tank filler shall be provided with a vent leading to the open air;

      (h)   provision shall be made to ensure that any overflow of fuel is deposited over the side of the vessel and not into the bilges.

14.   Batteries

   (1) Batteries shall be installed in and secured to the floor of an adequately ventilated compartment.

   (2) No battery shall be fitted under a petrol tank, cock or filter.

15.   Duty of master or person in charge of a vessel to comply with these Regulations

The master or person in charge of a vessel which is used upon inland waters and which is required to be registered in terms of Part II of the Act shall not use such vessel unless it complies with the provisions of these Regulations.

16.   Exemptions

A surveyor may exempt a vessel from any requirement of these Regulations to the extent that he is satisfied that compliance therewith would be unreasonable or impracticable in the circumstances and that the safety of the vessel or passengers or cargo carried therein would not be endangered by such exemption.

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (DANGEROUS GOODS) REGULATIONS

[Section 24]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Marking of dangerous goods

   4.   Notice of consignment

   5.   Owner or master to refuse to accept dangerous goods if not marked or inadequately packed

   6.   Inflammable liquids

   7.   Stowage

   8.   Dangerous goods liable to spontaneous combustion

   9.   Solids which take up water with the production of heat

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

GN 375 of 1961.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Dangerous Goods) Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

"dangerous goods" means any goods—

      (a)   set out in the Schedule; and

      (b)   consigned as cargo in a vessel.

3.   Marking of dangerous goods

A person shall not send or convey by any vessel any dangerous goods unless their nature is distinctly marked on the outside of the package in which such goods are contained.

4.   Notice of consignment

A person who sends any dangerous goods for shipment shall give written notice of—

      (a)   the nature of such goods;

      (b)   his name and address;

to the owner or master of the vessel in which such goods are to be carried before or at the time such goods are taken on board such vessel.

5.   Owner or master to refuse to accept dangerous goods if not marked or inadequately packed

The owner or master of a vessel shall not take any dangerous goods on board his vessel if such goods are—

      (a)   not marked; or

      (b)   not adequately packed to withstand the ordinary risks of handling and transport by sea.

6.   Inflammable liquids

The owner or master of a vessel shall not take inflammable liquids which are dangerous goods on board his vessel unless adequate ventilation is available in the spaces in which such liquids are to be carried.

7.   Stowage

   (1) The owner or master of a vessel shall stow dangerous goods which have been taken on board his vessel for carriage in a safe and proper manner.

   (2) The owner or master of a vessel in which dangerous goods are being carried shall take such precautions as are necessary to prevent unauthorised access to such goods.

   (3) A person shall not smoke near or within the confines of a compartment containing dangerous goods.

   (4) The owner or master of a vessel shall exhibit appropriate signs inside and, where necessary, outside any compartment containing dangerous goods.

8.   Dangerous goods liable to spontaneous combustion

The owner or master of a vessel shall not take dangerous goods liable to spontaneous combustion on board his vessel for carriage unless proper precautions are taken for the prevention of the spontaneous combustion of such goods.

9.   Solids which take up water with the production of heat

The owner or master of a vessel shall not take dangerous goods in the shape of solids which take up water with the production of heat on board his vessel for carriage unless such goods are—

      (a)   carried in metal drums; or

      (b)   protected from water.

SCHEDULE

[Regulation 2]

DANGEROUS GOODS

1. Acetic acid glacial

2. Acetone and other inflammable organic compounds

3. Acetylene, compressed or liquid, in cylinders filled with a porous substance

4. Acids, in bulk or otherwise

5. Alcohol

6. Ammonia

7. Aniline oil

8. Carbide of calcium

9. Celluloid and its compounds

10. Chlorate of potash and other chlorates

11. Chloroform, in bulk or otherwise

12. Collodion

13. Explosives, including—

      (a)   gunpowder, nitro-glycerine, dynamite, gun-cotton, blasting powders, fulminates, coloured fires, fireworks or any other substances used or manufactured to produce an explosive or pyrotechnic effect;

      (b)   fog-signals, fireworks, fuses, rockets, percussion caps, detonators, cartridges, ammunition and any adaptation or preparation of an explosive;

      (c)   compressed or liquid acetylene in cylinders not filled with a porous substance.

14. Gases, compressed and liquid

15. Hydrofluoric acid

16. Inflammable liquids, including motor spirits and turpentine

17. Inflammable solids, including resin, sulphur, camphor and naphthaline

18. Matches

19. Phosphorus

20. Potassium cyanide and other poisonous compounds

21. Solids giving off highly inflammable gases in contact with moisture, including carbides and mixtures containing the same

22. Solids liable to spontaneous combustion, including hay and cotton waste

23. Solids which take up water with the production of heat, including caustic soda, caustic potash, zinc chloride and unslaked lime

24. Vitriol

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (DIMENSIONS AND TONNAGE) REGULATIONS

[Section 24]

Arrangement of Regulations

    Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Methods of measuring dimensions of a vessel

   4.   Formula for ascertaining tonnage of a vessel

   5.   Owner to supply information

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

GN 376 of 1961.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Dimensions and Tonnage) Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

"decked vessel" means a vessel which is decked-in to the extent of her overall length;

"half-decked vessel" means a vessel which is not an open vessel nor a decked vessel;

"open vessel" means a vessel which is not decked-in at the forward end to the extent of one-third of her overall length.

3.   Methods of measuring dimensions of a vessel

For the purpose of measuring the dimensions of a vessel, all calculations shall be made by the methods set out in the Schedule.

4.   Formula for ascertaining tonnage of a vessel

The tonnage of a vessel shall be ascertained by applying the formula—

()2 × length in centimeters × 0.002. 2 2

5.   Owner to supply information

A surveyor may call upon the owner of a vessel to supply such information as may be necessary for the purpose of measuring the dimensions and tonnage of such vessel.

SCHEDULE

[Regulation 3]

METHODS OF ASSESSING DIMENSIONS OF A VESSEL

1. LENGTH

The length of a vessel shall be measured from the forward edge of the stem along the centre line of the uppermost continuous deck to the outer edge of the plating or planking attached to that deck at the stern. In the case of a vessel having a pointed stern, the length shall be measured from the forward edge of the stem to the aftermost edge of the stern post, and in the case of a vessel having a transom (that isa square stern), the length shall be measured from the forward edge of the stem to the outer edge of the transom plating or planking.

2. BREADTH

The breadth of a vessel shall be measured from the outer edge of the hull plating or planking on oneside where attached to the uppermost continuous deck, to the outer edge of the hull plating or planking on the other side, such measurement being made at the point of mid-length of the vessel. In the case of a half-decked vessel, the breadth shall be measured between the outer edges of the hull plating or planking where attached to the half-deck at the point of mid-length, and in the case of an open vessel, the breadth shall be measured between the outer edges of the hull plating or planking at the gunwale and at the point of mid-length.

3. GIRTH

The girth of a vessel shall be measured by marking on both sides of the vessel the height of the uppermost continuous deck at the point of mid-length, then by measuring from the mark on one side downwards in a direction perpendicular to the keel, across the bottom plating and up to the mark on the other side. This measurement should not take in such projections as rolling chocks (bilge keels) and bar keels. In the case of an open vessel or a half-decked vessel, the measurement shall be taken in a similar manner between the gunwales or the height of the half-deck.

4. DEPTH

The depth of a vessel shall be measured from the top of the keel to the under side of the deck plating or planking of the uppermost continuous deck at the point of mid-length. In the case of an open vessel or ahalf-decked vessel, it shall be measured from the top of the keel to a straight line drawn between the gunwales or half-deck on each side at the point of mid-length.

5. MEASUREMENT OF OPEN VESSELS

In ascertaining the tonnage of an open vessel, the upper edge of the upper strake is to form the boundary line of measurement, and the depth shall be taken from an athwartship line extended from upper edge to upper edge of the said strake at each division of the length.

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (TRIALS) REGULATIONS

[Section 24]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Application for certificate

   4.   Issue of certificate

   5.   Granting of further period to undergo trials

   6.   Owner to comply with certain conditions

   7.   Conclusion of trials

   8.   Surveyor may require vessel to be surveyed and registered

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

GN 283 of 1962,

GN 249 of 1964,

SI 6 of 1974.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Trials) Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

"certificate" means a certificate issued by a surveyor in terms of regulation 4;

"form" means the appropriate form prescribed in the Schedule;

"owner" means the owner of a vessel;

"vessel" means a vessel whose measurement exceeds 5.08 tonnes.

3.   Application for certificate

   (1) An owner who wishes to test the seaworthiness of his vessel may apply for a certificate by completing Part I of Form No. 1 in duplicate.

   (2) The owner shall send the application to the surveyor at least one month before he wishes the trials to begin.

   (3) The application shall be accompanied by one copy of each of the constructional plans of the vessel.

4.   Issue of certificate

   (1) On receipt of the application the surveyor shall issue a certificate by completing Part II of Form No. 1.

   (2) The certificate shall specify the period not exceeding two weeks during which the trials may take place.

   (3) On issuing the certificate the surveyor may impose such conditions upon the owner as he considers necessary or desirable.

   (4) The surveyor shall return one copy of Form No. 1 to the owner.

5.   Granting of further period to undergo trials

   (1) If an owner who is in possession of a certificate wishes to be granted a further period during which the trials may take place, he may request the surveyor in writing to grant such further period, giving his reasons for the request.

   (2) The request shall be accompanied by the certificate.

   (3) On receipt of the request the surveyor may grant a further period during which the trials may take place:

Provided that the surveyor shall not grant such further period where the total period during which the trials may take place would exceed twenty-eight days unless he has examined the vessel and satisfied himself that the extension is necessary.

   (4) Where the surveyor grants a further period during which the trials may take place, he shall complete Part III of Form No. 1 and return the certificate to the owner.

6.   Owner to comply with certain conditions

   (1) An owner shall not test a vessel for seaworthiness on inland waters—

      (a)   unless he is in possession of a certificate issued in respect of such vessel;

      (b)   unless the trials take place during the period specified in the certificate;

      (c)   unless he complies with the conditions imposed upon him by the surveyor;

      (d)   in an area other than the area specified in the certificate;

      (e)   in a harbour, anchorage area, shipping lane or channel;

      (f)   within 1.6 kilometres of a fishing vessel from which nets have been set.

   (2) An owner shall not carry in a vessel undergoing trials—

      (a)   a greater number of persons than the number he is authorised by the certificate to carry;

      (b)   any cargo or ballast other than the ballast he is authorised by the certificate to carry.

7.   Conclusion of trials

An owner shall notify the surveyor in writing of the date on which the trials have been concluded and shall apply immediately thereafter for the survey and registration of his vessel.

8.   Surveyor may require vessel to be surveyed and registered

   (1) If at any time the surveyor examines a vessel in respect of which a certificate has been issued and considers her fit for registration, he shall notify the owner in writing accordingly.

   (2) On receipt of the notification the owner shall immediately apply for the survey and registration of his vessel.

SCHEDULE

[Regulation 2]

FORM NO. 1

PART I
APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE FOR A VESSEL TO UNDERGO TRIALS FOR SEAWORTHINESS

(To be completed in duplicate)

To: The Surveyor of Vessels,

P.O. Box RW .38,

Lusaka.

I/We, …………………………………………………………………………………………………
(full name of owner(s) in block capitals)

of ……………………………………………………………………………………., the owner(s)
(business address)

of ……………………………………………………………….....…………, do hereby apply for
(name of vessel in block capitals)

a certificate for the vessel named above to undergo trials for seaworthiness for the period beginning on ………………………………………………………………………………………
(date)

and ending on ……………………………………………………………………………………
(date)

The base from which and the radius of the area within which the trials are to take place will be ……………………………
(name of base)

and ………………………………………………………………………………………………….......................
(radius in kilometres)

The vessel will carry ……..…………………...(number of persons) and....................................................(type of ballast) and....................................................(appropriate weight)

Date ………………………………………………………….

………………………………………………………………..

(Signature of owner)

Copies of the following constructional plans of the vessel are attached—

      (a)..............................................................................................................................

   (b) .............................................................................................................................

   (c)..............................................................................................................................

      (d)..............................................................................................................................

      (e)..............................................................................................................................

(Serial Nos. of plans)

[Am by GN 249 of 1964.]

PART II
CERTIFICATE FOR A VESSEL TO UNDERGO TRIALS FOR SEAWORTHINESS

I hereby certify that the vessel ……………………………………………………………………(name of vessel) is authorised to undergo trials for seaworthiness beginning on the(date)................, 20..........and ending on the (date) ……… Shipping Act during that period.

It is a condition of the issue of this certificate that—

      (a)   the total number of persons to be carried in the vessel at any one time during the trials shall not exceed ………………………
(number of persons)

      (b)   no cargo other than ballast shall be carried in the vessel during the trials;

      (c)   the type of ballast to be carried in the vessel during the trials shall be ……………………

………………………………………………..……………………………………………………………

(type of ballast)

      (d)   the fire-fighting appliances to be carried in the vessel during the trials shall be

…….………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(number and type)

      (e)   the number of life-buoys to be carried in the vessel during the trials shall be

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(number of life-buoys)

      (f)   the number of life-jackets to be carried in the vessel during the trials shall be …………………………………………………

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

(number of life-jackets)

   (g)      the base from which and the radius of the area within which the trials shall takeplace shall be ………………………………..(name of base) and …….(radius in kilometres)

      (h)   (any other conditions).......................................................................................

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Date…………………....……………

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(Signature of surveyor)

PART III
GRANT OF FURTHER PERIOD DURING WHICH TRIALS MAY TAKE PLACE

I certify that I have granted a further period during which the trials may take place from the (date)…….……20.............. to the (date) ...........................20.........

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(Signature of surveyor)

NOTE.-It should be noted that where the further period applied for would result in the total period of the trials exceeding 28 days, the surveyor is required to examine the vessel to satisfy himself that the extension is necessary. In this event the owner may be required to meet the costs of the surveyor's examination.

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCY) (FORMS) REGULATIONS

[Section 24]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Forms of certificates of competency

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

SI 147 of 1975.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Certificates of Competency) (Forms) Regulations.

2.   Forms of certificates of competency

A certificate of competency to be issued under regulation 4 of the Inland Waters Shipping (Masters and Crews) Regulations shall be in the appropriate form set out for such certificate in the Schedule.

SCHEDULE

[Regulation 2]

FORMS OF CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCY

A. No. …………………..

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY AS MASTER

To .………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

HAVING BEEN FOUND DULY QUALIFIED to fulfil the duties of Master, Class............................................,

of a vessel operating on the inland waters of the Republic of Zambia, the Minister of Transport, in exercise of his powers under the Inland Waters Shipping (Masters and Crews) Regulations hereby grants you this Certificate of Competency.

SIGNED BY AUTHORITY OF THE MINISTER and dated..................................................................................

This ………………………………………………………………….. day of..........................................................., 20..,..... LUSAKA

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Permanent Secretary,

Signature of the person to whom this certificate is issued ………………………………………

Year of birth …………………………………………………………………………………………

Place of birth ………………………………………………………………………………………..

This certificate is given upon—

      (a)   production of a certificate of competency—

      (i)   as …………………………………………………………………………………………

      (ii)   issued by …………………………………………………………………………………

or;

      (b)   qualifying by examination, in terms of the Inland Waters Shipping (Masters and Crews) Regulations.

(delete inapplicable)

N.B.-Any person other than the rightful holder thereof coming into possession of this certificate should transmit it forthwith to the Ministry.

B. No. …………………..

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY AS ENGINEER

To .…………………………………………………………………………………………………………

HAVING BEEN FOUND DULY QUALIFIED to fulfil the duties of Engineer, Class.............................

of a ……………………………………………………………………………………………….…vessel operating on the inland waters of the Republic of Zambia, the Minister in exercise of his powers under the Inland Waters (Masters an Crews) Regulations hereby grants you this Certificate of Competency.

SIGNED BY AUTHORITY OF THE MINISTER and dated this...........................................................

day of …………………………………… , 20.............., LUSAKA

…………………………………………………………..

Permanent Secretary,

Signature of the person to whom this certificate is issued …………………………………………...

Year of birth ………………………………………………………………………………………………

Place of birth ……………………………………………………………………………………………..

This certificate is given upon—

      (a)   production of a certificate of competency—

      (i)   as ……………………………………………………………………………………………

      (ii)   issued by …..………………………………………………………………………………

or;

      (b)   qualifying by examination, in terms of the Inland Waters Shipping (Masters and Crews) Regulations.

(delete inapplicable)

N.B.-Any person other than the rightful holder thereof coming into possession of this certificate should transmit it forthwith to the Ministry.

No. C …………………………

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY AS LAUNCHMASTER

THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….LAUNCHMASTER, has been examined in terms of the Inland Waters Shipping (Masters and Crews) Regulations, and, subject to the provisions of regulation 4 of the said Regulations, has been found competent to be in charge as Launchmaster.

LUSAKA

Date: ……………………………………………

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Permanent Secretary,

D.No. ………………………..

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY AS ENGINE ATTENDANT

THIS IS TO CERTIFY that ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

ENGINE ATTENDANT, has been examined in terms of the Inland Waters Shipping (Masters and Crews) Regulations, and subject to the provisions of regulation 4 of the said Regulations, has been found competent to attend internal combustion or compression ignition engines.

LUSAKA

Date: ………………………………………

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Permanent Secretary.

INLAND WATERS SHIPPING (LIFE-SAVING APPLIANCES) REGULATIONS

[Section 24]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Application

   3.   Interpretation

   4.   Life-saving appliances to be carried

   5.   Life-buoys

   6.   Fire-fighting equipment to be carried by vessels with inboard engines

   7.   Vessels with outboard motors to carry a fire-extinguisher

   8.   Periodic testing of fire-extinguishers

   9.   Certain vessels to carry fire-pumps

   10.   Water suction valves

   11.   Provision of hydrants and fire-hoses

   12.   Requirements for fire-hoses and nozzles

   13.   Storage of hoses

   14.   Fire-fighting equipment to be at hand and ready for use

   15.   Pumps and bailers

   16.   Certain vessels to carry radio apparatus

   17.   General emergency signal

   18.   Certain information to be displayed

   19.   Boat drill and fire drill

   20.   Appointment of lifeboatmen

   21.   Marking of lifeboats and buoyant apparatus

   22.   Lifeboats and buoyant apparatus to be fully equipped

   23.   Duty of master or person in charge of a vessel to comply with these Regulations

   24.   Exemptions

      SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister]

GN 378 of 1961,

GN 117 of 1962.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Inland Waters Shipping (Life-saving Appliances) Regulations.

2.   Application

These Regulations shall apply to all vessels, other than dug-out canoes, which are used on inland waters, including vessels which are exempted from the provisions of Part II of the Act.

[Am by SI 93 of 1976.]

3.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

"buoyant apparatus" means flotation equipment, other than lifeboats, life-buoys and life-jackets, which is of a type approved by a surveyor;

"decked vessel" means a vessel which is decked-in to the extent of her overall length;

"half-decked vessel" means a vessel which is not an open vessel nor a decked vessel;

"open vessel" means a vessel which is not decked-in at the forward end to the extent of one-third of her overall length.

4.   Life-saving appliances to be carried

   (1) A vessel of not more than 1524 centimetres in length overall shall carry sufficient buoyant apparatus or life-jackets to accommodate the total number of persons authorised by the surveyor's certificate to be carried in such vessel.

   (2) A vessel of more than 1524 centimetres but not more than 3084 centimetres in length overall shall carry—

      (a)   sufficient lifeboats and, either additionally or alternatively, buoyant apparatus to accommodate the total number of persons authorised by the surveyor's certificate to be carried in such vessel;

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