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Inland Waters Shipping Act.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2000 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Journal of Laws 2017 Pos. 2128 (consolidated version)
Subject
Water
Keyword
Inland waters Navigation Registration Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Freshwater pollution Pollution control
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Regulation entered into force on 25 April 2001.
Abstract

This Act lays down provisions on various aspects of navigation in inland waters as defined in the Water Act (inland waterways). The Act establishes: authorities of inland waters shipping and their tasks; conditions of shipping; requirements for the safety of shipping; proceedings in case of shipping accidents. Only registered vessels can be used for navigation in inland waters. The Act is composed of the following Sections: General provisions (Sec. 1); Authorities of inland waters shipping (Sec. 2); Conditions of shipping (Sec. 3); Adminitrative register and measurement of vessels (Sec. 4); Safety of shipping (Sec. 5); Inland waterways (Sec. 6); River Information Services (Sec. 6a); Pilotage (Sec. 7); Shipping accidents (Sec. 8); Criminal provisions (Sec. 9); Penalties (Sec. 9a); Changes in provisions in force (Sec. 10). Transitional and final provisions (Sec. 11). The Annex specifies the fees to be paid for shipping activities.

Full text
Polish
Website
isap.sejm.gov.pl

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2006/87/EC laying down technical requirements for inland waterway vessels and repealing Council Directive 82/714/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Navigation, Inland waters, Classification/declassification, Access-to-information, Freshwater pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation on permissions for navigation of foreign vessels on Polish inland waterways.

Legislation | Poland | 2002

Keyword: Inland waters, Harbour, Authorization/permit, Navigation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending the Inland Water Shipping Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2005

Keyword: Inland waters, Navigation, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Transport Law and the Inland Water Shipping Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2003

Keyword: Inland waters, Navigation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX