Law Amending The Law Of 30 December 2009 On The Fight Against Maritime Piracy And Amending The Judicial Code

Original Language Title: Loi modifiant la loi du 30 décembre 2009 relative à la lutte contre la piraterie maritime et modifiant le Code judiciaire

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16 JANVIER 2013. - An Act to amend the Maritime Piracy Control Act of 30 December 2009 and to amend the Judicial Code



ALBERT II, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The Chambers adopted and We sanction the following:
Article 1er. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 77 of the Constitution.
Art. 2. Section 2 of the Act of 30 December 2009 on combating maritime piracy and amending the Judicial Code are amended as follows:
1° in § 1er, the first sentence is supplemented by the words "on the initiative of the captain of a Belgian flag ship directly concerned by an act of piracy";
2° in § 1erthe words "or the captain" are inserted between the words "the commander" and the words "produce a record";
3° in § 2, the words "or the captain" are inserted between the words "the commander" and the word "informed";
4° in § 2, the words "or the captain" are inserted between the words "the commander" and the word "execution";
5° § 3 is supplemented by the words "or the captain";
6° in § 4, the words "or the captain" are inserted between the words "the commander" and the word "train";
7° in § 5, paragraph 5, first sentence, the words "or the captain" are inserted between the words "the commander" and the words "and a copy of the arrest warrant";
8° in § 5, second sentence, in the fifth paragraph, the words "or the captain" are inserted between the words "the commander" and the word "test";
9° the article is supplemented by a § 7, written as follows:
Ҥ 7. If the master does not have Belgian nationality, the minutes referred to in this article may be written in English. "
Art. 3. This Act comes into force on the day of the coming into force of the Act of 16 January 2013 on various measures to combat maritime piracy.
Promulgation of this law, let us order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given in Brussels on 16 January 2013.
ALBERT
By the King:
Minister of Foreign Affairs,
D. REYNDERS
Minister of the North Sea,
J. VANDE LANOTTE
The Minister of the Interior,
Ms. J. MILQUET
Minister of Defence,
P. DE CREM
The Minister of Justice,
Ms. A. TURTELBOOM
Seal of the state seal:
The Minister of Justice,
Ms. A. TURTELBOOM
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Notes
House of Representatives documents: 53-2510 -2012/2013:
No 1: Bill. No 2: Report. No 3: Text corrected by the commission. No 4: Text adopted in plenary and transmitted to the Senate.
Full report: 19 and 20 December 2012.
Senate documents: 5-1907 -2012/2013:
No 1: Project transmitted by the House of Representatives.
No 2: Report.
No 3: Text adopted in plenary and subject to Royal Assent.
Annales of the Senate: December 21, 2012.
See also:
House of Representatives documents: 53-2509 -2012/2013:
No 1: Bill.
No 2: Report.
No 3: Text corrected by the commission.
No 4: Text adopted in plenary and transmitted to the Senate.
Full report: 19 and 20 December 2012.
Senate documents: 5-1906 -2012/2013:
No 1: Project referred to by the Senate.
No 2: Report.
No 3: Decision not to amend.
Annales of the Senate: December 21, 2012.