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Name: Maritime Administration and Marine Safety Law of 31 October 2002.
Country: Latvia
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002-10-31
Entry into force:
ISN: LVA-2002-L-64981
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Translation and Terminology Centre, Riga, Latvia, 19 p.
Abstract/Citation: Provides for State system for administration of maritime matters. Also makes provision for implementation of requirements resulting from international agreements and standards in the field of maritime safety, prevention of environmental pollution from ships, and the well-functioning of maritime traffic. Divided into 3 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions. Part 2 provides for maritime administration. Part 3 deals with ship safety, crew and labour protection of seafarers, navigation safety in ports, navigation regime in Latvian waters, casualties related to navigation, prevention of marine pollution, and hydrography. Unofficial English translation.
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