Navigation Restriction - Kilaben Bay
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Kilaben Bay, Lake Macquarie
10:00am to 3:00pm - Sunday 30 October 2016
Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which is to be held in Kilaben Bay, Lake Macquarie upstream of an imaginary line between Fishing Station Point and Skye Point and between 10:00am and 3:00pm on Sunday 30 October 2016, is a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998.
SPECIAL EVENT & EXCLUSIVE USE AREA
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime will establish a Special Event/Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) on the navigable waters of Kilaben Bay, Lake Macquarie upstream of an imaginary line between Fishing Station Point and Skye Point between the above times. The Area will be patrolled by control vessels.
- Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the area:
- Persons within the vicinity of the Area must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the Special Event or to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
- No unauthorised vessels are permitted to enter the Area and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(6) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 8A
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact the Newcastle Office, Roads and Maritime Services on phone: 13 12 36.
MARINE NOTICE NH16126