Posted the: 2014-08-12 Numac: 2014014357 FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE mobility and transport may 8, 2014. -Law on the Charter and the formation of prices in the inland, materials referred to in article 77 of the Constitution, Philip, King of the Belgians, to all, present and future, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 77 of the Constitution.
2. article 59 of the Act of May 5, 1936, on the river Charter is replaced by the following: «art.» 59. all actions deriving from the contract governed by this Act, with the exception of those resulting from a criminal act, are prescribed after one year.
Prescription runs, in the event of total loss or delay, effective agenda where transport should have been made, and, in the case of partial loss or damage, from the day of delivery of the goods.
The limitation period runs from the day where the fact that gives rise to the action occurred. Petitions must be submitted within a period of three months under penalty of forfeiture, agenda for the assignment which gives rise to the appeal. » Art. 3. article 5 § 1 of the Act of 8 July 1976 on inland navigation vessels operating licence and the financing of the Institute for transport by inland water transport is replaced by the following: «art.» 5 § 1. Infringements of the provisions of this Act and its implementing orders shall be punished by imprisonment of one month to two years and a fine of fifty five thousand euros, or one of those penalties only.
The provisions of book I of the penal Code, including Chapter VII and article 85, shall apply to these offences. » Art.
4. this Act comes into force ten days after its publication in the Moniteur belge.
Promulgate this Act, order that it self under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given in Brussels on May 8, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Minister of the economy, J. VANDE LANOTTE the Minister of the Interior, Ms. J. MILQUET. the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM. the Secretary of State for mobility, M. WATHELET Scellé of the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note House of representatives: (www.lachambre.le) Documents: 53-3552 full report: April 23, 2014 Senate : (www.senate.be) Documents: 5-2884 annals of the Senate: April 24, 2014