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Original name: Lov (Nr 123 av 2008) om endringar i sjømannslov (Nr 18 av 1975) mv.
Name: Act (No. 123 of 2008) to amend the Seafarers Act (No. 18 of 1975) and other Acts.
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-12-19
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-2008-L-88371
Bibliography: Act online in Norwegian Act online in Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry, Norsk Lovtidend, www.lovdata.no, Norway PDF in Norwegian PDF in Norwegian (consulted on 2011-11-06)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the following articles in the Seafarers Act:

Article 1 concerning the ship owners and employees that fall within the scope of the act.
Article 2 concerning the duties of the shipowners.
Article 3 concerning the representation of the seafarer in negotiations.
Article 50 concerning seafarers right to file complaints.
Article 54-64 concerning, inter alia, the rights of seafarers; seafarers register; certification; supervisory authorities; procedures and duties; supervision of foreign ships; fees, fines and other sanctions.

Amends article 72 in the Ship Safety Act concerning the right of seafarers to file complaints.

Amends chapter 2 in the National Insurance Act concerning the right of seafarers working on ships registered abroad to become members of the Norwegian National Insurance.

Amends article 1 in the Seafarers' Pension Act concerning overlaps with the National Insurance Act.
Amended text(s):

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