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Presidential Decree No. 294 amending Decree No. 347/98, as amended and in force, regarding marine equipment, in compliance with Council Directive 2002/75/EC.

Document type
Original source
Efimeris tis Kyverniseos No. 251, Part I, 31 October 2003, pp. 4397-4442.
Sea, Environment gen.
Marine pollution Pollution control Certification
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
The Decree shall enter into force after two months from the day of its publication in the Official Gazette unless otherwise provided for by the individual sections of this Decree.

The aim of this Decree is to adopt the Greek legislative frame to the provisions of Council Directive 2002/75/EC as regards the equipment on board of ships. Under this light, article 2 of Presidential Decree No. 347/98 is amended as follows: a) in points (c), (d) and (n), the date “on 1 January 2001” is replaced by “1 January 2002”; b) Annex A is replaced by the text in the Annex to this Decree (article 1 of Directive 2002/75/EC). Also, according to article 3 to this Decree, equipment listed as “new item” under the heading “item designation” of Annex A.1, which was manufactured before the 23 March 2003 in accordance with procedures for type-approval already in force before 2 September 2002 (the date of adoption of this Directive), as well as equipment listed in Annex A.1, Sections 4 and 5, bearing the mark and manufactured before 23 March 2003, 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 23 March 2003. (article 2 of Directive 2002/75/EC).

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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