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Name: Code of Merchant Shipping of 22 June 2001.
Country: Azerbaijan
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2001-06-22
Entry into force:
ISN: AZE-2001-L-89953
Bibliography: Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian) Legislation from CIS Countries (in Russian) Consolidation of 1/2/2010, SoyuzPravoInform (consulted on 2012-06-11)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Justice - Unified electronic database of legal acts, Azerba´djan PDF (in English as amended) (Unofficial Translation) PDF (in English as amended) (Unofficial Translation) (consulted on 2023-01-23)
Abstract/Citation: Regulates legal, economic and organizational basis of State management and regulation in the sphere of merchant shipping. Part IV regulates question related to labour relationship, rights and duties of ship's crew and its captain.

Part I - General provisions
Part II - Definition of vessel
Part III - Vessel registration
Part IV - Crew and master
Part V - State harbour inspection
Part VI - Piloting of vessels
Part VII - Sunken property
Part VIII - Transportation of goods by sea
Part IX - Transportation of passengers by sea
Part X - Freightage contracts for determined periods (time charter)
Part XI - Bare board charter
Part XII - Towage
Part XIII - Marine agencies
Part XIV - Marine intermediary
Part XV - Marine insurance contracts
Part XVI - General shipwreck
Part XVII - Compensation of damage caused by collision of vessels
Part XVIII - Compensation of oil pollution damage
Part XIX - Liability for damage caused by transportation by sea of hazardous substances
Part XX - Rescue of vessels and other property
Part XXI - Limited liability in accordance with marine requirements
Part XXII - Marine vessel pledge and mortgage of vessel under construction
Part XXIII - Arrest of vessels
Part XXIV - Complaints
Part XXV - Terms and procedures for claims and suits Part XXVI - Applicable law
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