CASUALTY INVESTIGATION CODE 2008 EDITION
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The official IMO publication. The content of the present Code builds on and incorporates all best practices in the investigation of marine casualties and incidents established in the previous release of the document. The publication is made of three major parts. The first part contains general provisions defining the purpose of the Code and shedding some light on application of the other two parts.
The second part of the book provides mandatory standards covering the investigation authority and notification, requirements to be complied with when investigating casualties of very serious character, co-operation and parallel investigations, getting the evidence from the seafarers, investigation reports, draft reports and other relevant matters.
The third part will provide readers with the recommended practices covering the principles of investigation, unlawful interference, evidence collection, confidentiality issues, administrative responsibilities, final and draft casualty investigation reports, protection provided to the witnesses and any other parties involved etc. The document also contains the Res. MSC.255(84) dealing with adoption of this Code. A needful document for any person engaged in the investigation of any marine casualty and/or incident.
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