Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Sewage pollution prosecutions

Sewage prosecutions

This table lists completed prosecutions for 2006 for Commonwealth and complementary or similar State legislation that implements the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).

Prosecutions for sewage pollution from ships Commonwealth and State Legislation for 2006

Note many of these cases are not available as published court reports.

A case law search on Australian internet legal sites will provide records of decisions that are available.

Cases have been publicised in press reports at the time of the court findings.

Date of Prosecution Date of Incident Jurisdiction Vessel name Vessel type IMO or official Number Flag Location Offence Litres spilt Penalty
14/08/06 26/03/05 QLD
Transport Operations (Marine Pollution) Act 1995
Proserpine Magistrates Court
Krackerjack Charter vessel 10626QD Australia Whitsunday Islands Queensland Sewage holding device not connected.
No sewage management plan.
N/A $3,000

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