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  1. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (Nr. 1523 of 2011) concerning qualifications and certificates for seafarers. (Forskrift (No 1523 av 2011) om kvalifikasjoner og sertifikater for sj°folk.) - Ordinance online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2011-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | NOR-2011-R-94348

    Contains 96 articles and 11 chapters including, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: General provisions (article 1-4).
    Chapter 2: Training, education and seagoing service (article 5-16).
    Chapter 3: Applications, validity, obligation to preserve and recall (article 17-21).
    Chapter 4: Certificate requirements deck department (article 22-35).
    Chapter 5: Certificate requirements machine department (article 36-45).
    Chapter 6: Additional requirements related to radio, emergency response, safety and rescue tasks, first aid, other medical tasks and ship's cook (article 46-53).
    Chapter 7: Additional requirements for seafarers on mobile units, passenger ships, tankers, high speed vessels and certain other ships (article 54-75).
    Chapter 8: Qualification requirements for certain tasks without a certificate requirements (article 76-82).
    Chapter 9: Recognition of foreign education and certificate (article 83-87).
    Chapter 10: Exceptions (article 88-91).
    Chapter 11: Concluding provisions (article 92-96).

    Amends various regulations in the following acts:

    - Ship Safety and Security Act (No. 9 of 2007).
    - Act (No. 47 of 1998) on leisure boats and vessels.
    - Ordinance (No. 171 of 2007) on the delegation of authority to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Defence by the Maritime Safety Act and the designation of the supervisory authority.
    - Ordinance (No. 590 of 2007) on the delegation of authority to the Maritime Directorate pursuant to the Ship Safety and Security Act (No. 9 of 2007).
    - Ordinance (No. 591 of 2007) on the delegation of authority to the Maritime Directorate pursuant to Act (No. 47 of 1998) on leisure boats and vessels.

  2. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 149 of 2011) amending the Immigration Ordinance (No. 1286 of 2009). (Forskrift (Nr 149 av 2011) om endring i forskrift om utlendingers adgang til riket og deres opphold her (utlendingsforskriften).) - Ordinance online in Norwegian

    Adoption: 2011-02-11 | Date of entry into force: 2011-02-11 | NOR-2011-R-89848

    Amends article 2 (8) ss. 4 (identity cards for seafarers issued in accordance with ILO Convention No. 108 and ILO Convention No. 185), article 3 (1) J (holders of seafarer identity cards issued in accordance with ILO Convention No. 108 and ILO Convention No. 185) and Appendix 8 (List of States which have ratified ILO Convention No. 108 and ILO Convention No. 185).

  3. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 1058 of 2006 to amend Ordinance (No. 175 of 1987) respecting the manning of Norwegian vessels.

    Adoption: 2006-08-21 | NOR-2006-R-75155

    Amends section 4(2) (engine officers qualification).

  4. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1415 of 2005) to amend Ordinance (No. 687 of 2003) concerning qualification requirements and certificate rights for personnel on board Norwegian ships, fishing vessels and mobile offshore units, Ordinance (No. 693 of 1992) respecting the establishment and keeping of logs on ships and mobile offshore units etc.

    Adoption: 2005-11-08 | NOR-2005-R-72728

    Ordinance No. 687 of 2003: Amends various provisions of ss. 1, 4, 5, and 12; adds, i.a., various new provisions to ss. 1, 2, 8 and 12.
    Ordinance No. 693 of 1992: Amends s. 15(6)f respecting information about the working language of the ship.
    Amendments enter into force with immediate effect.

  5. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions respecting certificates for ships engineers (No. 530 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 1993-06-15 | NOR-1993-R-34915

    A requirement to obtain a certificate is that the ships engineer has gone through the medical examination provided for under the provisions on medical examination for seafarers.

  6. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting certificate of qualification for pilot trainees (No. 553 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-06-08 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-01 | NOR-1993-R-34901

    Provides that a pilot trainee must have a certificate qualifying him to work as first mate and skipper and 3 years' working experience as first mate on board any ship of more than 200 tons.

  7. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the Provisions respecting certificates for shipmasters and mates (No. 624 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-08-14 | NOR-1992-R-38402

  8. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 175 of 1987 respecting the manning of Norwegian vessels.

    Adoption: 1987-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 1987-03-17 | NOR-1987-R-75154

    Provides rules on the manning requested for vessels, including qualifications.

  9. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Law, Act

    Certificates of Competency Act (on board ship) No. 42 of 1981.

    Adoption: 1981-06-05 | NOR-1981-L-10962

    Act respecting the posts on board Norwegian vessels, drilling platforms and other mobile installations at sea for which certificates of competency are required. No. 42.

  10. Norway - Seafarers - Certification of qualifications and identity documents - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the skills and certificates required of lower ranks (deck and engine-room), galley cooks, stewards and other catering personnel.

    Adoption: 1969-03-28 | NOR-1969-R-17786


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