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  1. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Law Amending the Law Establishing the Work and Assistance Act (Wet Houdende Wijziging van de Invoeringswet Werk en Bijstand)

    Adoption: 2004-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-23 | NLD-2004-L-68972

    Contains provision amending the Law Establishing the Work and Assitance Act with regard to the competences of municipalities.

  2. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on manning of ships (Regeling Bemanningsplan Zeevaart) - Consolidated Dutch Text

    Adoption: 2002-01-29 | NLD-2002-R-69400

    Regulates the planning of crew rotations on ships.

  3. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Certificates of Competency in Shipping Regulation (Regeling Vaarbevoegdheidsbewijzen Zeevaart) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 2002-01-24 | NLD-2002-R-69399

    Contains provisions with respect to certificates of competency.

  4. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ship's Articles and Seafarer's Book Shipping Regulations (Regeling Monsterrol en Monsterboekje Zeevaart) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 2002-01-24 | NLD-2002-R-69420

    Contains provisions with regard to the creation and amendment of the ship's articles and the seafarer's book.

  5. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Maritime Crew (Antillean and Aruban Sea-going Vessels) Decree (Bemanningsbesluit Nederlands-Antilliaanse en Arubaanse Zeeschepen) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 2002-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 2002-02-01 | NLD-2002-R-69376

    Contains provisions with regard to crew requirements, certificates of competency, job requirements, medical requirements, etc.

    Chapter I: Definitions and scope
    Chapter II: The crew
    Chapter III: Certificates of competency
    Chapter IV: Job requirements
    Chapter V: Knowledge and experience
    Chapter VI: Medical examination of the crew
    Chapter VII: Miscellaneous provisions
    Chapter VIII: Transitional provisions
    Chapter IX: Final provisions

  6. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Marine and Sailing Ships Manning Decree (Besluit Zeevaartbemanning Handelsvaart en Zeilvaart) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 2001-08-23 | NLD-2001-R-69360

    Contains provisions with respect to job requirements, medical requirements, crew lists, the seaman's book, certificates of competency, etc.
    The provisions are also applicable to the crew of certain fishing vessels.

    Chapter I: Definitions
    Chapter II: Release provisions
    Chapter III: Special provisions regarding certificates of competency
    Chapter IV: Job requirements
    Chapter V: Special provisions regarding the crew list and the seaman's book
    Chapter VI: Special medical qualification provisions
    Chapter VII: Special provisions regarding the crew
    Chapter VIII: Transitional and final provisions

  7. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Designation of Supervisory Authorities Decree (Besluit Aanwijzing Toezichthouders Zeevaartbemanningswet) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 2001-08-16 | NLD-2001-R-69398

    Designates the supervising authority for the Manning Act.

  8. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Law of 16 March 2000, containing an amendment of the river navigation law in connection with the implementation of Directive No. 96/50/EC of the Council of the European Union of 23 July 1996, concerning the harmonization of the conditions for the distribution of national navigation certificates for river vessels which are used in the Community for the transport of goods and persons (PbEG L 235).

    Adoption: 2000-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 2000-04-05 | NLD-2000-L-56853

    The law primarily deals with the determination of certificates of competency and the definition of vessels falling under this law.

  9. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Port State Control Regulation (Regeling Havenstaatcontrole) - Consolidated Dutch Text

    Adoption: 1998-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 1998-06-01 | NLD-1998-R-69497

    Implements certain provisions of the Port State Control Act.

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Obligations of the inspection
    Chapter III: Reasons for detention
    Chapter IV: Disclosure of information
    Chapter V: Refusal to give permission to enter harbour
    Chapter VI: Final provisions

  10. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Manning Act (Zeevaartbemanningswet) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1997-12-11 | Date of entry into force: 2002-02-01 | NLD-1997-L-69355

    Lays down provisions with respect to the signing on of the crew. It also contains provisions regulating certain duties and responsibilities of the captain with regard to the crew. These provisions are also applicable to the crew of fishing vessels.

    Chapter I: Definitions and scope
    Chapter II: The crew
    Chapter III: The captain
    Chapter IV: Signing on and medical examinations
    Chapter V: Supervisions and inquiry
    Chapter VA: Disciplinary adjudication
    Chapter VI: Penal provisions
    Chapter VII: Miscellaneous provisions
    Chapter VIII: Transitional provisions
    Chapter IX: Final provisions

  11. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Port State Control Act (Wet Havenstaatcontrole) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1997-11-06 | Date of entry into force: 1998-06-01 | NLD-1997-L-69495

    Contains provisions on the rights and obligations of the Shipping Division with respect to foreign ships in Dutch harbours.

    Chapter I: Introductory provisions
    Chapter II: Inspection and special inspection
    Chapter III: Measures based on the inspection, special inspection or control
    Chapter IV: Obligations harbour management
    Chapter V: Obligations and interdictions captain, ship-owner, involved funcionaries and pilotes
    Chapter VI: Supervision
    Chapter VII: Appeal
    Chapter VIII: Miscellaneous provisions
    Chapter IX: Enforcement and implementation of international regulations
    Chapter X: Penal provisions
    Chapter XI: Final provisions

  12. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 2 August 1997 amending the Shipping Decree 1965 regarding training for seafarers.

    Adoption: 1997-08-02 | NLD-1997-R-48099

    The minimum employment training for seafarers is herewith harmonized with the guidelines established by the Council of the European Union of 22 November 1994, Nr.94/58/EG. These guidelines provide, besides training, that EU officials can control employment and safety standards.

  13. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 19 December 1996 concerning minimum regulations for occupational safety and health for seafarers.

    Adoption: 1996-12-19 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1996-01-01 | NLD-1996-R-46385

    Following the decree of 1 September 1995 (Stb.465 of the Netherlands), the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba accede to the Shipping Decree (first established in the Netherlands in Stb.367, 1965) and the Fishing Vessel Decree (Stb.354, 1989) as outlined by the Council of the European Community in its guidelines No. m92/29/EEG on 31 March 1992.

  14. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 11 October 1996 adopting the guidelines of the Council of the European Community for the Netherlands Antilles regarding security and health on board ships.

    Adoption: 1996-10-11 | Date of entry into force: 1996-10-01 | NLD-1996-R-47596

    Enters into force the Decree of 22 August 1996 (Netherlands Stb.438) as amended on 1 September 1995 and which incorporates the guidelines of the Council of the European Communities (Nr.92/29/EEG of 31 March 1992) concerning the minimum regulations for security and health and the promotion of better medical services on board ships (PbEG L 113).

  15. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 1 September 1995 amending the Shipping Decree (Stb.367, 1965) and the Fishing Vessel Decree in connection with the Regulations of the Council of the European Community (nr.92/29/EEG) of 31 March 1992.

    Adoption: 1995-09-01 | NLD-1995-R-43484

    This amendmend brings the Shipping Decree of 1965 (which was lately amended in Stb.689, 1993-12-17), and the Fishing Vessel Decree (Stb.354, 1989, which was also amended in Stb.456, 1995-09-01) in line with the regulations of the European Union's minimum occupational safety and health measures.

  16. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 16 March 1995 to amend the (Seafarers') Shipping Diploma Decree and the Ship Crew Requirements Decree.

    Adoption: 1995-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-12 | NLD-1995-R-42307

    Concerns a requirement that all maritime officers carry proof of their occupational qualifications. Brings Dutch legislation into conformity with the minimum training requirments of the European Union.

  17. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of March 1, 1995 providing for social security for older employees who are dismissed early from their employment.

    Adoption: 1995-03-02 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-02 | NLD-1995-R-41502

    The Decree concerns employees born before January 1, 1942, who are employed in the harbour and inland marine industries, and who are losing their work because of non-personal reasons; these employees will be eligible for special social security.

  18. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sailing Hours and Crew Numbers Decree. (Besluit Vaartijden en Bemanningssterkte Binnenvaart) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1994-12-15 | NLD-1994-R-69395

    Contains specific regulations with respect to periods of rest, crew composition and sailing hours of ships on internal waters.

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Periods of rest and sailing hours
    Chapter III: The crew
    Chapter IV: Means of supervision
    Chapter V: Provisions with regard to sea-going ships
    Chapter VI: Transitional and final provisions

  19. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Sailing Hours and Crew Numbers Act. (Wet Vaartijden en Bemanningssterkte Binnenvaart) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1993-06-24 | NLD-1993-L-69393

    Contains provisions with regard to sailing on internal waters. Regulates the crew's rest periods, crew composition and sailing hours.

  20. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 5 April 1993, concerning regulations with regard to the nationality of sea-faring ships .

    Adoption: 1993-04-05 | NLD-1993-R-34890

    Sets regulations for "hull freighting", meaning the agreement whereby one party, the hull freighter, agrees to put his ship (without the crew) at the disposal of another party for a pre-determined amount of time, without having any further say regarding the ship. The other party shall use the ship for the duration of this time.

  21. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Inland Water Transport Act. (Wet Vervoer Binnenvaart) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1991-12-12 | NLD-1991-L-69469

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Internal navigation market regulations
    Chapter III: Compensation
    Chapter IV: Disclosure of information
    Chapter V: Protection of personal data
    Chapter VI: Supervision of compliance
    Chapter VII: Transitional and final provisions

  22. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Crew Requirements Decree (Bemanningseisenbesluit) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1991-11-12 | NLD-1991-R-69354

    Lays down the requirements a person has to fulfill and the certificates he/she has to obtain in order to be admitted as a crew member.

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Ships engineer
    Chapter III: Crew requirements
    Chapter IV: Period of service
    Chapter V: Final provisions

  23. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Decree to lay down general administrative rules in accordance with s. 16e, ss.1, of the Co-ordination Act (Social Security) (seafarers' settlement contribution to be considered as pay).

    Adoption: 1989-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | NLD-1989-L-9638

  24. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree to amend the Sickness Funds Insurance Scheme (Establishment of a Special Fund for Seafarers) Decree [No. 562 of 1962].

    Adoption: 1986-03-27 | NLD-1986-R-2156

    Amends s. 3.

  25. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree to repeal the Voluntary Sickness Fund Insurance Scheme (Seafarers) Decree [No. 449 of 1968].

    Adoption: 1986-03-27 | NLD-1986-R-2159

  26. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hours of Work and Rest (Seafaring) Decree.

    Adoption: 1985-04-17 | NLD-1985-R-1418

    Decree to lay down rules for the hours of work and rest of seafarers on board seagoing vessels. Repeals the Decree of 19 July 1975 on the same subject.

  27. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree to repeal Royal Decree of 16 Nov. 1946 [No. G 322:LS 1946-Neth.1](employment of young persons on board seagoing ships) and the Royal Decree of 24 May 1956 [No. 280:LS 1956-Neth.1](Child labour in agriculture).

    Adoption: 1981-07-22 | NLD-1981-R-10870

  28. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree to amend the Merchant Seamen Decree [No. 242 of 1937:LS 1947-Neth. 2B (consolidation), 1950-Neth. 5B].

    Adoption: 1980-08-12 | NLD-1980-R-11844

    Replaces ss. 46 to 67 (crew accommodation).

  29. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    An Act to make rules for the leave of masters and members of the Crews of seagoing vessels.

    Adoption: 1980-04-17 | NLD-1980-L-11834

  30. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree to lay down rules for the hours of work and rest of seafarers on board sea-going vessels.

    Adoption: 1975-07-19 | NLD-1975-R-14226

  31. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree further to amend the Seamen's Decree [of 15 May 1937].

    Adoption: 1975-06-05 | NLD-1975-R-14222

    Numerous amendments relating, inter alia, to crew accommodation.

  32. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hours of Work and Rest (Seagoing Vessels) Decree.

    Adoption: 1973-06-21 | NLD-1973-R-15807

    Decree to make regulations for the hours of work and rest of seafarers on board seagoing vessels.

  33. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Shipping and Seamen Amendment Act 1972.

    Adoption: 1972-10-13 | NLD-1972-L-16773

    An Act to amend the Shipping and Seamen Act 1952. No. 24. Inter alia, inserts new ss. 151J and K (shipping industry tribunal). No. 24.

  34. Netherlands - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Seafarer's Decree (Schepelingenbesluit) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1937-05-15 | NLD-1937-R-69381

    Contains provisions with respect to the nutrition and the medicial requirements on board of a ship as well as to the equipment of the crew's cabins.

    Chapter I: Repealed
    Chapter II: Repealed
    Chapter III: Repealed
    Chapter IV: Repealed
    Chapter V: Alimentation of seamen
    Chapter VI: Alcoholic drinks
    Chapter VII: The crew's cabins
    Chapter VIII: Procedural provisions
    Chapter IX: Final provisions

  35. Netherlands - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Ships Act (Schepenwet) - Consolidated Dutch text

    Adoption: 1909-07-01 | NLD-1909-L-69353

    Contains provisions with respect to the measures which should be taken in order to prevent disasters at sea. It also provides for disciplinary measures with regard to the crew of ships.

    Chapter I: Introductory provisions
    Chapter II: Disasters at sea prevention
    Chapter III: Maritime Court of the Netherlands and the Inquiry Commission Netherlands Antilles and Aruba
    Chapter IIIA: Commission for Maritime Security
    Chapter IV: Disasters at sea inquiry
    Chapter V: Disciplinary measures
    Chapter VI: Obligations and penal provisions
    Chapter VII: Final provisions


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