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Original name: Forskrift (Nr 1543 av 2009) om lossing, lasting, lagring og transport innen kommunens sjøområde og havner innenfor samme område av farlige stoffer og varer (Forskrift om farlige stoffer i kommunens sjøområde).
Name: Ordinance (No. 1543 of 2009) on dangerous substances in the municipalities' maritime areas.
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare; Dock workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2009-12-15
Entry into force:
ISN: NOR-2009-R-88459
Bibliography: Ordinance online in Norwegian Ordinance online in Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Norsk Lovtidend, www.lovdata.no, Norway PDF in Norwegian PDF in Norwegian (consulted on 2011-11-15)
Abstract/Citation: Introduces 12 chapters concerning unloading, loading, storing and transporting dangerous substances and goods within the harbours and maritime area of the municipalities:

Chapter 1: General provisions, including purpose, geographical scope, exceptions and definitions.
Chapter 2: General care in handling dangerous cargo and substances.
Chapter 3: Announcement of the arrival of dangerous cargo.
Chapter 4: Regulations for ships and other vessels.
Chapter 5: Packaging and labelling of dangerous cargo.
Chapter 6-8: Loading and unloading of explosives, dangerous liquid substances and other dangerous cargo.
Chapter 9: Storage of explosives.
Chapter 10: Damage control in cases of leaks and emissions.
Chapter 11: Contingency plans.
Chapter 12: Other provisions, including inspection, rejection and removal of dangerous substances, complaints and entry into force.

Repeals the Ordinance (No. 579 of 1992) on unloading, loading, storing and transporting dangerous substances and goods within the harbours and maritime area of the municipalities.

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