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  1. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2012:476) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2012:476) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2012-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 2012-07-01 | SWE-2012-L-94166

    Amends chapter 7 article 9 concerning the mandate to issue regulations and provide for exceptions to demands and obligations.

  2. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2012:355) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2012:355) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2012-05-31 | SWE-2012-L-94159

    Amends chapter 7, article 7 (new title), chapter 9 article1 concerning expulsion from Swedish port, prohibition to enter Swedish port and provisions concerning immediate enforcement of a decision.

    Introduces a new article 8a to chapter 5 concerning ship certificate during the time of inspection and inspection in port.

  3. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2012:96) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2012:96) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2012-02-23 | Date of entry into force: 2012-03-01 | SWE-2012-L-94157

    Amends chapter 1 article 4, chapter 4 article 5, chapter 5 article 1 concerning definitions and regulations on food adapted to the seafarers' cultural and religious backgrounds and supervision by the Swedish Transport Agency.

  4. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2012:97) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2012:97) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2012-02-23 | Date of entry into force: 2012-08-20 | SWE-2012-L-94158

    Amends chapter 6, article 1 concerning reasons for banning ships bound.

    Introduces new articles 9a and 9b (new titles) to chapter 3 concerning maritime labour certificates and declaration of conformity with the Maritime Labour Convention.

  5. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (2011:1535) amending the Sea Safety Ordinance (2003:438), Consolidated Text (amended up to Ordinance 2006:1184). (Förordning (2011:1535) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetsförordningen (2003:438).) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2011-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | SWE-2011-R-89722

    Amends chapter 4 article 3, 10, 29, 31 and 32 providing for regulations concerning seafarer employment.

    Introduces new articles 7c, 7d and 9a to chapter 4 providing for regulations concerning certificates and required levels of education for seafarers.

  6. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2011:549) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2011:549) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2011-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-17 | SWE-2011-L-89513

    Amends chapter 1 article 5 (common rules and standards for ship inspection and survey of ships) and chapter 7 article 11 (mandate of the Government or an authority appointed by the Government to commission a recognized organization to issue and renew certificates).

  7. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (2011:552) amending the Sea Safety Ordinance (2003:438), Consolidated Text (amended up to Ordinance 2006:1184). (Förordning (2011:552) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetsförordningen (2003:438).) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2011-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-17 | SWE-2011-R-89721

    Amends chapter 9 article 1-4 concerning the responsibilities of the Swedish Transport Agency.

    Introduces a new article 1a to chapter 9 concerning the responsibilities of the Swedish Transport Agency.

  8. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2011:98) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2011:98) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2011-02-10 | Date of entry into force: 2011-02-18 | SWE-2011-L-89512

    Amends chapter 7 article 6 concerning the mandate of the Government or an authority appointed by the Government to issue manning and employment regulations.

  9. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2010:1544) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2010:1544) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-12-02 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | SWE-2010-L-89511

    Amends chapter 5 article 1 concerning the responsibility of the Swedish Transport Agency and the Swedish Work Environment Authority for issues relating to the supervision of the work environment.

  10. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2010:1360) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2010:1360) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-11-25 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | SWE-2010-L-89500

    Amends chapter 5 article 9 and 22 (enforcement and inspections) and chapter 7 article 2, 6 and 7 (mandate of the Government or an authority appointed by the Government to issue manning and employment regulations).

    Introduces a new article 16a to chapter 5 and a new title (reports from pilots and port owners).

  11. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (2010:1365) amending the Sea Safety Ordinance (2003:438), Consolidated Text (amended up to Ordinance 2006:1184). (Förordning (2010:1365) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetsförordningen (2003:438).) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-11-25 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | SWE-2010-R-89720

    Amends article chapter 2 7, chapter 5 and 6 article 8a, chapter 7 article 1 and 2, chapter 10 article 2 and 3, and the title preceding chapter 2 article 7 concerning various regulations in the Act.

    Introduces a new article 8 to chapter 2, a new article 1c and article 13 to chapter 6, a new article 1b to chapter 7 and a new article 4 to chapter 10, and new titles preceding chapter 6 article 13 and chapter 10 article 4 concerning various regulations in the Act.

  12. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2010:342) amending the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2010:342) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-05-06 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-01 | SWE-2010-L-89499

    Amends chapter 7 article 4 concerning the mandate of the Government or an authority appointed by the Government to issue manning and employment regulations.

  13. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2009:1166) to amend the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-11-19 | SWE-2009-L-84506

    Amends chapter 2, article 6 concerning required competencies for commanders.

  14. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2009:501) to amend the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-30 | SWE-2009-L-84437

    Amends chapter 9, article 5, concerning confidentiality by introducing references to the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act (2009:400).

  15. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (2008:244) to amend the Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Lag (2008:244) om ändring i fartygssäkerhetslagen (2003:364).) - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-05-08 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-01 | SWE-2008-L-82870

    Amends article 1, Chapter 5 concerning supervision of ships and their equipment, freight, safety organization and work environment.

  16. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 963 of 2007) amending the Sea Safety Ordinance No. 438 of 2003, Consolidated Text (amended up to Ordinance No. 1184 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2007-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | SWE-2007-R-79692

    Introducing two new sections; Chapter 4 s. 7 a and 7 b, respecting persons responsible for the safety on board and required certificates.

  17. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 238 of 2007) amending the Sea Safety Ordinance No. 438 of 2003.

    Adoption: 2007-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2007-06-15 | SWE-2007-R-79615

    Repeals Chapter 4 of the Sea Safety Ordinance No. 438 of 2003, amends Chapter 1, section 3 (speed zones) and introduces a new Chapter 4 (concerning staffing).

  18. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 1179 of 2006 to amend Ordinance (No. 589 of 1995) respecting instruction for the Swedish Maritime Administration.

    Adoption: 2006-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | SWE-2006-R-75061

    Amends section 1 concerning the authority's responsibilities (planning, coordinating and implementing Seafarers' Welfare Convention (No. 163), 1987).
    Repeals Ordinance No. 281 of 1996.

  19. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    The Swedish Maritime Administration's acknowledgement of the collaboration between the Swedish Maritime Safety Inspectorate and the Swedish Work Environment Authority, No. 33 of 2006. - Text on-line in Swedish only

    Adoption: 2006-10-24 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | SWE-2006-M-75652

    Regulates in detail the collaboration betweem the authorities in the supervision of the application of Acts No. 364 of 2003, No. 1160 of 1977 and No. 958 of 1998.

    Repeals the agreement reached on 29 March 2004.

  20. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    The Swedish Maritime Administration's Provisions and General Rules No. 23 of 2005 on Occupational Safety and Health On Board Vessels. - Text on-line in Swedish only

    Adoption: 2005-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-05 | SWE-2005-M-75645

    Consists of 8 Chapters.

    Chapter 1: General rules (scope, definitions, etc.);
    Chapter 2: The Work Environment Authority's Rules (detailed rules for work in different environments, work adaptation and rehabilitation, work with asbestos, chemicals, etc, medical examinations, personal protective equipment, lifting devices, vibration, welfare facilities, etc.);
    Chapter 3: Lighting;
    Chapter 4: Noise (exposure levels, controls, protective equipment);
    Chapter 5: Freezing devices;
    Chapter 6: Young workers (hours of work, rest, etc.);
    Chapter 7: Exposure to petrol (prohibition, preventive measures, ventilation and cleaning); and
    Chapter 8: Ventilation (quality of the air, etc).

  21. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    The Swedish Maritime Administration's Provisions and General Rules No. 25 of 2005 on Safety Equipment and Safety Measures On Board Vessels. - Text on-line in Swedish only

    Adoption: 2005-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | SWE-2005-M-75649

    Consists of 18 Chapters. Regulates in detail safety equipment and safety measures to be taken on board vessels, such as access, stairs, steps, ladders, platforms, protection against falls, arrangement of machinery rooms and special rules for fishing vessels.

  22. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (No. 416 of 2004) to amend the Ship Safety Act (No. 364 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2004-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | SWE-2004-L-68001

    Amends ch. 6, s. 1 (prohibition of a ship to sail in case of failure to respect ship's safety organisation and seamen's legal rest time), ch. 7, s. 2 (right of authorities to issue instructions relating to the reporting of accidents, illnesses and damages having an impact on the ship's seaworthiness), and ch. 8, s. 3 (fines).

  23. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (No. 468 of 2004) to amend the Ship Safety Act (No. 364 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2004-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | SWE-2004-L-68002

    Amends, inter alia, ch. 6, s. 12 respecting order issued against the person responsible for safety under the Working Environment Act (No. 1160 of 1977).

  24. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (No. 172 of 2004) to amend the Seamen's Act (No. 282 of 1973).

    Adoption: 2004-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | SWE-2004-L-67369

    Amends s. 9(2) respecting diseases in harbour of destination that allow seamen to resign from duty.

  25. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sea Safety Ordinance (2003:438). (Fartygssäkerhetsförordning (2003:438).) - Ordinance online in Swedish, Basic Text Ordinance online in Swedish, Consolidated Text

    Adoption: 2003-06-12 | SWE-2003-R-75647

    The consolidation of the Ordinance includes a total of 27 amending texts through March 2015 (up to Ordinance 2015:192). The consolidated text includes various amendments.

    Contains 10 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Scope.
    Chapter 2: Sea worthiness, etc. (passenger trafic, safety organization).
    Chapter 3: Certificates and documents.
    Chapter 4: General rules (safety crew, safety organization, manning, etc.).
    Chapter 5: Work environment (safety delegates and committees).
    Chapter 6: Supervision (inspections, records, etc.).
    Chapter 7: Restrictions in the right to use a vessel.
    Chapter 8: Special rules for certain vessels.
    Chapter 9: Requests to organizations.
    Chapter 10: Additional rules (transmission of information).

    Repeals Ordinance 1988:594, 1995:1170, 1996:1365 and 1996:1366.

  26. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Sea Safety Act (2003:364). (Fartygssäkerhetslag (2003:364)) - Act online in Swedish, Consolidated Text Act online in Swedish, Basic Text

    Adoption: 2003-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-21 | SWE-2003-L-75646

    The consolidation of the Act includes a total of 23 amending texts through June 2014 (up to Act 2014:733). The consolidated text includes various amendments.

    Contains 9 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Scope and definitions.
    Chapter 2: General rules on vessels and their manning.
    Chapter 3: Special rules for certain vessels (certificates, passanger vessels, etc.).
    Chapter 4: Working environment (reference to the Work Environment Act, accomodation, recreation accomodation, welfare facilities, safety delegates, etc.).
    Chapter 5: Supervisory authorities.
    Chapter 6: Restrictions in the right to use a vessel.
    Chapter 7: Authorization.
    Chapter 8: Responsibilities.
    Chapter 9: Additional rules (appeal, penalty, etc.).

    Repeals Act No. 49 of 1988.

  27. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (No. 875 of 2001) to amend the Safety on Board Ships Act (No. 49 of 1988).

    Adoption: 2001-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | SWE-2001-L-60717

    Adds and amends several sections covering, inter alia, ss. 5 (inspection on board ships), 9a-e (special inspection rules on board ship in certain types of passengers' ships) of ch. 10, 1-1d (conditions under which ships are prohibited to travel), 2, 3, and 5 (prohibition procedure to follow) of ch. 11, and 1 (fines and prison sanctions) of ch. 12.

  28. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (No. 848 of 2000) to amend the Safety on Board Ship Act (No. 49 of 1988).

    Adoption: 2000-11-09 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | SWE-2000-L-58596

    Amends ss. 10a (captain's duties to ensure that persons other than employees do not work before 16 years' of age; possibility for person of at least 13 years' age to work with fisheries if it is not harmful) of ch. 6 and 7 (inspection of ship in case of reconstruction or of damage) of ch. 10.

  29. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 681 of 1997) to amend Ordinance (No. 594 of 1988) respecting safety on board ships.

    Adoption: 1997-09-04 | Date of entry into force: 1997-11-01 | SWE-1997-R-48728

    Amends s. 4 of ch. 1 (applicability of articles 4 and 15 of 94/57/EC Directive to organs aimed at in s. 6 of ch. 1 of the amended Act).

  30. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 51 of 1997) to amend Ordinance (No. 594 of 1988) respecting safety on board ships.

    Adoption: 1997-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 1997-04-01 | SWE-1997-R-48707

    Amends ss. 4 and 5 of ch. 1, s. 1 of ch.3, and ss. 7 and 10 of ch. 7 (competence of Shipping Board to conclude agreements and information requirement thereof, in accordance with EC Directive 94/57).

  31. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (1995:1170) to implement the Act (1995:927) to amend the Act (1988:49) respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1995-11-02 | SWE-1995-R-43768

    Details when particular provisions of the Act (1988:49) will be applicable with respect to different types of ships.

  32. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (1995:1171) to implement the Ordinance (1995:991) to amend the Ordinance (1988:594) respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1995-11-02 | SWE-1995-R-43769

    Details when particular provisions of the Ordinance (1988:545) are applicable to different types of ships.

  33. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend the Ordinance (1988:594) respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1992-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 1992-07-01 | SWE-1992-R-31659

  34. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 43 to amend Ordinance (No. 842 of 1982) respecting sickness benefit insurance for seafarers.

    Adoption: 1991-01-31 | Date of entry into force: 1991-03-01 | SWE-1991-R-25172

    Amends Section 1 (scope of application).

  35. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    An Act to amend Act No. 49 of 1988, respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1990-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | SWE-1990-L-21294

    Amends chapter 10, sections 1 and 11 and inserts a new section 11a, respecting inspection, etc. on board ship.

  36. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 594 of 1988, respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1990-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | SWE-1990-R-21303

    Amends chapter 7, section 4 (changes the name of the authority).

  37. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 594 of 1988 respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1990-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | SWE-1990-R-21724

    Amends chapter 6, sections 1 (obligation to report accidents) and 13 (authority to make regulations).

  38. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    An Act to amend Act No. 49 of 1989 respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1990-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 1990-12-01 | SWE-1990-L-21725

    Amends several sections and inserts a new section 10a in chapter 6 (employment of persons under the age of 16).

  39. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend Ordinance (1988:594) respecting safety on board ship. (1989:920)

    Adoption: 1989-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | SWE-1989-R-29196

    Amends chapter 6, section 13 on competence to issue rules respecting sick care on board ship and chapter 7, sectiond 2 and 4 respecting supervision.

  40. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend Ordinance (1979:38) respecting medical certificates for seafarers.

    Adoption: 1989-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | SWE-1989-R-29197

    Amends sections 5, 6 (respecting competence to issue rules) and 9 (appeal procedure).

  41. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 49 of 1988) respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1988-05-26 | SWE-1988-L-6725

    Amends Ch. 10, s. 11 (duties of various authorities to give assistance and information) of the Act (see ISN 6150).

  42. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1988-05-26 | SWE-1988-R-6732

    Regulates the application of the Act respecting safety on board ship (No. 49 of 1988; see ISN 6150).

  43. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to amend the Ordinance (No. 892 of 1982) respecting seafarers' qualifications.

    Adoption: 1988-05-26 | SWE-1988-R-6733

    Amends several sections respecting the application of the Ordinance respecting safety on board ship (No. 594 of 1988).

  44. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1988-01-28 | SWE-1988-L-6150

    This Act regulates safety on ships using Swedish territorial waters and Swedish ships abroad. It covers, inter alia, seaworthiness, loading, passenger ships, manning, working environment, responsibilities in relation to the working environment and protective measures and safety precautions on ships. Repeals Act No. 719 of 1965 on the same subject.

  45. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 719 of 1965) respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1978-03-30 | SWE-1978-L-12629

    Consolidated text in annex. Provisions, inter alia, as to occupational safety and health, manning scales, etc.

  46. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 719 of 1965) respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1973-05-18 | SWE-1973-L-15685

    Amends s. 7 of Ch. III, ss. 1, 3 and 11 of Ch. IX and s. 3 of Ch. X.

  47. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Order to amend Order No. 908 of 1965 made under Act No. 719 of 19 Nov. 1965 respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1972-05-19 | SWE-1972-L-16618

  48. Sweden - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    An Act to amend Act No. 719 of 1965 respecting safety on board ship.

    Adoption: 1971-06-04 | SWE-1971-L-17223


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