Sewage pollution 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|
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.
- Commonwealth Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 (AMSA)
- State/NT legislation: