Review of Detention Orders by the Marine Technical Review Board

Transport Publication - TP 13585 E

1. Policy Objective

1.1 This policy provides clarification on the process of detention order review by the Marine Technical Review Board (MTRB) as set out in the Vessel Detention Orders Review Regulations.

2. Policy Statement

2.1 Applications for a review of a detention order submitted to the National Vice-Chair will be assigned to the Regional Vice-Chair for the region in which the application originated.

2.2 Once a Regional Vice-Chair has made a decision on the application he/she will notify the authorized representative of the vessel, as well as the National Vice-Chair and the MTRB Secretariat, of the decision.

2.3 All applications for a review of a detention order or for a reconsideration of a decision will be initially submitted to the MTRB Secretariat for processing and forwarding to the National Vice-Chair or Chair as appropriate.

3. Scope

3.1 This policy applies to all applications for a review of a detention order and for a reconsideration of a review of a detention order.

3.2 This policy applies to all Regional Vice-Chairs, the National Vice-Chair and the Chair of the MTRB, and to the MTRB Secretariat.

4. Authority

4.1 This policy is issued under the general authority of the Chair of the MTRB.

5. Responsibility/ further information

5.1 The Chair of the MTRB is responsible for the development, approval and maintenance of this policy.

6. Related Documents

6.1 Tier II - Process for the Review of Detention Orders

7. Date of Application

7.1 This policy comes into force on March 1st, 2008.

8. Date for Review or Expiry

8.1 This policy will be reviewed after 12 months.

9. RDIMS Reference

9.1 The English version of this document is saved in RDIMS under reference number 3943907. The applied naming convention is PUBLICATION - TP 13585 - POLICY - REVIEW OF DETENTION ORDERS BY THE MARINE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD.

9.2 La version française du présent document est dans le SGDDI et porte le numéro de référence 3944045. La règle d'affectation des noms est PUBLICATION - TP 13585 - POLITIQUE - EXAMEN DES ORDONNACES DE DÉTENTION PAR LE BUREAU D'EXAMEN TECHNIQUE EN MATIÈRE MARITIME.

9.3 This is the first approved and finalized revision of the English version of this document.

10. Keywords

  • Marine Technical Review Board
  • Detention Orders
  • Review of Detention Orders
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