Anhui Province, Township (Town) Passenger Ferries Traffic Safety Management

Original Language Title: 安徽省乡(镇)客渡船舶交通安全管理办法

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(May 9, 2003 5th meeting consideration of Anhui Province on May 12, 2003, Anhui provincial people's Government released 154th) Chapter I General provisions article in order to strengthen the township (town) ferries of traffic safety, maintain traffic order on water, protect people's lives and property safety, in accordance with the People's Republic of China inland river transportation safety management regulations, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    Article in the administrative area of inland navigable waters in the province engaged in navigation, berthing and operation of township (town) passenger ferries and road safety management, should comply with these measures.
    This way, the term Township (town), passenger ferries, refers to the township (town) area within 5 km within short distance transport of passenger ships and ferry vessels.
    Article III the township (town) passenger ferries traffic safety management security first, the principle of prevention first, convenience, mass, administer, implement County (including the city not divided into districts, municipal districts, the same below) and township (town) people's Government responsible for the combination of local maritime administrative agency shall monitor and management system.
    Fourth chapter security responsibilities administrative area of local people's Governments at or above the county level shall strengthen the township (town) passenger ferries of traffic safety work, establish and perfect the County and township (town) or village committees and township (town) delivered four ship-owner or operator safety management responsibility system, and its inclusion in the relevant departments and the lower level people's Governments review important content.
    County Government is responsible for organization implementation Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security management accountability, and in statutory or traditional festival, and major rally, and market, and busy, and students school holiday, traffic peak during, organization traffic, and police, sector and place maritime management institutions and Xiang (town) Government strengthening on Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security of supervision management, guarantees river traffic security, and ordered, and smooth.
    Fifth article County above place Government traffic administrative competent sector competent this administrative Township (town) Guest du ship traffic security management work, main duties is: (a) Organization Xiang (town) Government is in charge of head carried out water Shang traffic security management training, urged Xiang (town) Government implementation Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security management accountability; (ii) Organization carried out Xiang (town) ferry and Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security management check, prevent accident occurred;
    (C) to monitor local maritime administrative agency shall perform at the same level of township (town) traffic safety duties of supervision and administration on passenger ferries.
    Sixth article County above place maritime management institutions is responsible for by's waters Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security supervision management work, main duties is: (a) established, and sound Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security supervision check system, and organization implementation; (ii) handle Xiang (town) Guest du ship registration, training, and assessment Xiang (town) Guest du ship crew; (three) training Xiang (town) Government selection of Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security management personnel, guide its right perform traffic security management duties;
    (D) to strengthen the township (town), passenger ferries, crew and navigation security environment supervision and inspection, order the relevant units and individuals to immediately remove or eliminate the time limit of township (town) passenger ferries transport security risks; (e) the lawful investigation and handling of township (town) passenger ferries traffic accidents.
    Seventh article Xiang (town) Government specific is responsible for this administrative Township (town) Guest du ship traffic security management work, main duties is: (a) established, and sound village Committee and Xiang (town) Guest du ship all or business people of ship traffic security accountability, implementation Xiang (town) ferry ship, and crew, and passenger fixed of traffic security management accountability; (ii) selection, and assessment Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security management personnel;
    (C) urged the township (town) across the ship-owner or operator and crew to comply with the water traffic safety laws, rules and regulations and (iv) timely reporting to the county people's Governments and local maritime administrative agency of township (town) passenger ferries traffic safety problems in management.
    Eighth article Xiang (town) Government selection of Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security management personnel of main duties is: (a) publicity water Shang traffic security legal, and regulations and regulations, implementation site supervision management, maintenance Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic order, stop water Shang traffic illegal behavior; (ii) urged Xiang (town) Guest du ship all or business people handle ship registration, and ship test and crew training, and assessment matters;
    (C) to the township (town) people's Government report of township (town) passenger ferries traffic safety management, assist in the supervision and administration of the maritime administrative agency.
    Nineth article Xiang (town) Guest du ship all or business people of main duties is: (a) established, and sound corresponding of ship traffic security management system, on ship of traffic security is responsible for; (ii) equipped with airworthiness of ship, makes its keep good of technology State; (three) according to provides equipped with made corresponding of suitable any certificate or other suitable any documents of crew, and strengthening on crew of traffic security education; (four) timely elimination Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security hidden.
    Third chapter Xiang (town) Guest du ship and crew tenth article Xiang (town) Guest du ship has following conditions, party can sailing: (a) by maritime management institutions recognized of ship test institutions law test and holds qualified of ship test certificate; (ii) law handle ship registration procedures and holds ship registration certificate; (three) equipped with meet national provides of crew; (four) equipped with necessary of sailing information. 11th the township (town) passenger ferries must be equipped with life-saving and fire fighting safety equipment, set the security railings on the sides of ships.
    Motor vessel should be equipped with human navigation aid tools.
    Cementitious ships is prohibited as the township (town) passenger ferries.
    12th article Xiang (town) Guest du ship crew should meet following conditions: (a) male age 18-60 age, women age 18-55 age, body health; (ii) can right using ship Shang various fire, and lifesaving equipment; (three) participate in Xiang (town) Guest du ship crew traffic security professional training, by maritime management institutions exam qualified, made corresponding of suitable any certificate or other suitable any documents.
    Fourth chapter of passenger management and ferrying 13th Township (town) ferries sail, shall, in accordance with the national regulations indicate the ship's name or identification symbol, load lines, or passenger carrying capacity, safety considerations, abide by the ship's navigation, collision avoidance and sign rules. The township (town) passenger ferries shall not exceed the approved route, not in high winds, fog, snow, rain and other inclement weather conditions sailing.
    No night flying equipment of township (town) passenger ferries may not sail at night.
    14th the township (town) overloading crossing the ship may not carry contraband stipulated by the State. Non-passenger and passenger transport crossing the ship.
    Non-car ferry may not carry automotive, tractor and agricultural motor tricycles.
    15th the township (town) passenger ferries when parked, the owner or operator of the ship should be reliable mooring, anchoring to prevent shifting of the ship or unauthorized opening.
    16th prohibits vessels in waters set the cable ferry in the past.
    No ship has of waters set cable ferry, shall conform to the flat water, small short transport distances, traffic conditions, and is equipped with a dedicated ferry, located where approval of the maritime administrative agency settings.
    17th set or revoke the township (town), however, should be approved by crossing the county people's Governments; the County approval, shall solicit the views of local maritime administration.
    18th the township (town) ferry operators shall set up and vehicles, adapted to the passenger ferry terminal, piers or ferry facility such as stone, maintaining the order of ferrying to ensure ferry safety.
    The township (town) the ferry staff should be trained, qualified and made the ferry location certificate issued by the competent administrative departments of people's Governments at the county level.
    Article 19th of township (town) ferry operators are at the ferry should be prominently publicity, publicity on the following: (a) the ferry security and passenger safety, (ii) the ferry operator's name and production safety responsibility (iii) approval of the ferry set; (d) the seat of local maritime administration and township (town) people's supervision, rescue phone number.
    20th the township (town) passenger ferries traffic accidents, in accordance with the provisions of the water transport accidents in Anhui Province approaches.
    21st fifth chapter legal liability for breach of the regulations, the township (town) passenger ferries are not in accordance with the national provisions with the crew without navigational, rectification within a maritime administrative agency at and above the county level, the vessel owner or operator fined 1000 Yuan fine; fails to make corrections, shall be ordered to be laid up.
    22nd article violates these rules, without the exam and obtained certificate of competency or other suitable documents without permission of the person who engaged in the township (town) ferries sail, local maritime authorities at or above the county level shall be ordered to immediately leave and fined on the persons directly responsible for less than 500 Yuan, and the ship-owner or operator fined 1000 Yuan fine.
    23rd article violation this approach provides, has following case one of of, by County above place maritime management institutions ordered corrected, on ship all or business people sentenced 1000 Yuan following of fine, on not meet security technology requirements and passenger conditions of Xiang (town) Guest du ship forced uninstall; plot serious or cannot corrected of, ordered suspended, and according to People's Republic of China river traffic security management Ordinance provides temporarily buckle until revoked responsibility crew suitable any certificate or other suitable any documents: (A) not according to provides marked ship name or recognition logo, and load line or passenger fixed, and security note matters of; (ii) will cement quality ship as Xiang (town) Guest du ship using of; (three) overload transport of; (four) non-guest du ship passenger transport of; (five) non-car ferry carrying car, and tractor and agricultural mobile tricycle of.

    24th article violates these rules, without setting cable ferry, local maritime authorities at or above the county level shall be ordered to dismantle; fails to dismantle, local maritime authorities at or above the county level people's Court torn, the costs are borne by the cable ferry is set.
    25th article violation this approach provides, has following case one of, on Xiang (town) Guest du ship traffic security management has responsibility of competent personnel and other directly responsibility personnel law give administrative sanctions; caused major water Shang traffic accident or led public property, and national and people interests suffered major loss of, law held criminal: (a) not according to statutory of security conditions for approval of; (ii) on approval of security matters not implementation supervision check of;
    (C) found not to meet the security requirements of the township (town) du voyage or on a ship without the approval of unauthorized passengers townships (towns) passenger ferries is not timely dealt with according to law; (d) does not perform the township (town) passenger ferries of traffic safety and administration of other cases. Sixth chapter supplementary articles article 26th these measures shall take effect on July 1, 2003.
                                                                                                                              May 6, 1989 provincial people's publishing, December 25, 1997 amendments issued by the people's Government of Anhui Province villages and towns ships safety management interim measures and September 22, 1981, issued by the people's Government of Anhui Province, the ferry's management pilot scheme also abolished.