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Presidential Decree No. 137 amending Decree No. 347/98 regarding marine equipment, in compliance with Council Directive 2001/53/EC.

Country/Territory
Greece
Document type
Regulation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Efimeris tis Kyverniseos No. 112, Part I, 24 May 2002, pp. 1743-1764.
Subject
Sea, Environment gen.
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Certification
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
The provisions of this Decree shall enter into force as from 17 May 2002.
Abstract

The aim of this Decree is to adopt the Greek legislative frame to the provisions of Council Directive 2001/53/EC as regards the equipment on board of ships so as to enhance safety at sea and the prevention of marine pollution. Under this light, article 2 of Presidential Decree No. 347/98 is amended as follows: a) in points (c), (d) and (n), the words “on 1 January 1999” are replaced by “on 1 January 2001”; b) Annex A is replaced by the text in the Annex to this Decree (article 1 of Directive 2001/53/EC). Also, equipment listed as “new item” under the heading “item designation” of Annex A.1, and manufactured before the date of entry into force of the present Decree, may be placed on the market and on board a Community ship, the certificates of which were issued by or on behalf of a Member State in accordance with international conventions, during the two years following that date if it was manufactured in accordance with procedures for type-approval already in force within the territory of that Member State before the date of the adoption of this Directive (article 2 of Directive 2001/53/EC).

Full text
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References - Legislation

Amends

Presidential Decree No. 347 regarding marine equipment, in compliance with Council Directive 96/98/EC.

Legislation | Greece | 1998

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Certification, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX