Posted the: 2012-11-21 Numac: 2012015182 Foreign Affairs, external trade and development COOPERATION FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE June 19, 2008. -Law approving the Convention on the collection, filing and the receipt of the waste arising from Rhine and inland navigation in Annexes 1 and 2, and in Appendices I, II, III, IV and V, made in Strasbourg on 9 September 1996. -Addendum (1) Backshell 2012-I-1 Backshell - Modification of annex 1 for Germany the Conference of the Contracting Parties, having regard to the proposal from the Germany concerning an amendment to annex 1 of the Convention;
Recalling that it is for the Contracting States to determine, by mutual agreement, the network of inland waterways to which the Convention is applicable, considering that this amendment of the geographical scope of the Convention in Germany does not question the objective of the Convention;
having regard to articles 14 and 19 of the Convention on collection, depositing and reception of waste arising from Rhine and inland;
Decides that the waterways referred to in article 2 and listed in annex 1 are denominated as follows for the Germany: "Germany: all inland waterways for general traffic, with the exception of the German sector of Lake Constance and the Rhine upstream from Rheinfelden. sector.
This resolution shall enter into force on July 1, 2012.
Backshell 2012-I-2 regulations-part B Exceptions concerning the certificate of discharge under article 6.03 for certain categories of vessels and transport the Conference of the Contracting Parties, whereas - a simplification of the regulations, part B, is desirable for certain types of transport in order to reduce administrative burdens are subjected to the parties concerned, - that simplification does not affect the objectives of the Convention having regard to articles 14 and 19 of the Convention on the collection, depositing and reception of waste arising from Rhine and inland navigation adopts the changes of article 6.03 of the implementing regulation, part B, in annex.
This resolution shall enter into force on January 1, 2013.
Annex Resolution Backshell 2012 - I - 2 annex 2 regulations, part B, is amended as follows: 1 article 6.03 are added after paragraph 6 new paragraphs 7 and 8 below: ' (7, paragraphs 1 and 4 shall not apply to vessels which, due to their type and construction, agree and are used to: has) container transport. ((((, b) the carriage of cargoes mobile (ro-ro vessels), of parcels, heavy and large appliances, c) delivery of fuel, drinking water and refuelling of edge of sea-going vessels and vessels of inland navigation (vessels), d) the collection of oily and greasy wastes from ships and boats of the inland navigation e) the transport of liquefied gases (ADN (((, Type G), f) transport of liquid crude sulphur (at 180 ° C), cement, fly ash and comparable materials which are transported in bulk or can be pumped when a suitable exclusively for the cargo in question category system is used for loading, unloading and storage on board, g) the transport of sand, gravel or dredging from the place of extraction products to the site of discharge provided that the vessel concerned is not built and fitted out for transport, subject that the concerned boat carries exclusively the goods and loads above and that these have been its last cargo.
This provision does not apply to the transport of mixed cargoes on board such vessels.
The competent authority may exempt individual cases a building from the application of paragraphs 1 and 4 in the execution of specific transport if similar conditions prevail.
The proof of this exemption must be on board the vessel.
8. articles 1 and 4 are no longer applicable to the carriage when it comes to unloading in a seagoing ship. The driver is obliged to be able to justify such discharge on the basis of the transport documents concerned be submitted on request to the supervisory authorities. » Backshell 2012-I-4 Interpretation of the Convention - craft the Conference of the Contracting Parties, whereas the Convention on collection, depositing and reception of waste arising from Rhine and inland navigation (Backshell, September 1996) establishes common rules relating to the prevention of the production of waste and for collection, depositing and reception of waste in inland navigation application to the craft is not intended under these rules, based on article 14 of the Convention and the provisions of the Vienna Convention on the law of treaties finds the Parties to this Convention to interpret the definition of "building" in section 1 of the Convention as excluding recreational craft.
_ (1) see Moniteur belge on October 22, 2009, March 9, 2010, August 3, 2010, September 27, 2010 and December 13, 2011.