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Document ID (ISN)30747
CIS number 79-231
ISSN - Serial title Svensk författningssamling
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
SFS 1978:109, Department of Transport and Communications (Kommunikationsdepartementet), Stockholm, 30 Mar. 1978.
Title Act to amend the Act (1965:719) concerning safety on board ships
Original title Lag om ändring i lagen (1965:719) om säkerheten på fartyg [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information 11 Apr. 1978, p.1-20.
Abstract This Act (effective 1 July 1978) makes far-reaching amendments to the original Act, particularly as regards occupational accident and disease prevention (Ch.3). The new text inserted concerns collaboration between the shipowners and the crew, the nomination of a safety representative in all vessels manned by a crew of 5 or more, the membership of the safety and health committee, and the powers and duties of safety representatives. Other chapters of the new Act are devoted to: safety in general, seaworthiness and certificate of seaworthiness, load line and freeboard certificate, certifying of passenger vessels, crew and minimum manning requirements, inspection, detention of substandard vessels, obligations and responsibilities, etc.
Descriptors (primary) Sweden; sea transport; ships
Descriptors (secondary) approval; inspection; plant safety and health organization; replaced; law; enforcement
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation