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Decree on marine equipment (No. 925 of 1998).

Country/Territory
Finland
Document type
Regulation
Date
1998 (2004)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Sea, Environment gen.
Keyword
Marine pollution Fishing vessel Equipment Pollution control
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree applies to the equipment referred to in annex A.1 of the of section 2 Council Directive 96/98/EC on marine equipment. This Decree applies to marine equipment in the case of: new ships or existing ships which have not previously had such equipment; or when a piece of equipment that has been used on a ship is renewed, if international treaties do not require otherwise. Equipment referred to in this Decree that has been installed or placed on Finnish ships after this Decree comes into force shall conform to the requirements of international conventions, International Maritime Organization (IMO) resolutions and circulars, and international test standards, as laid down in the Marine Equipment Directive. Conformity must be proved in accordance with appropriate test standards and conformity assessment. A conformity assessment procedure is defined. A conformity mark shall be affixed by the manufacturer or its authorized representative on equipment that is constructed conform defined standards.

Full text
English
Website
www.finlex.fi

References - Legislation

Implements

Maritime Code (No. 674 of 1994).

Legislation | Finland | 1994 (2004)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Navigation, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/98/EC on marine equipment

Legislation | European Union | 1996

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Certification, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX