PART III | RECOMMENDED PRACTICES
CHAPTER 15 | ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
15.1 States should ensure that marine safety investigating Authorities have available to them sufficient material and financial resources and suitably qualified personnel to enable them to facilitate the State’s obligations to undertake marine safety investigations into marine casualties and marine incidents under this Code.
15.2 Any investigator forming part of a marine safety investigation should be appointed on the basis of the skills outlined in resolution A.1070 (28) for investigators.
15.3 However, paragraph 15.2 does not preclude the appropriate appointment of investigators with necessary specialist skills to form part of a marine safety investigation on a temporary basis, neither does it preclude the use of consultants to provide expert advice on any aspect of a marine safety investigation.
15.4 Any person who is an investigator, in a marine safety investigation, or assisting a marine safety investigation, should be bound to operate in accordance with this Code.
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