Minister of Foreign Affairs
of 7 November. June 1960
on the agreement between the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic and the Government of the German
the Democratic Republic of the single customs závěrovém regulations for the Elbe
On 18 July 2005. September 1959 in Prague was a negotiated agreement between the Government
The Czechoslovak Republic and the Government of the German Democratic Republic on
the single customs závěrovém order for the Elbe river boats.
The Government approved the Agreement on 6. January 1960. Approval of the agreement by the Government of
The Czechoslovak Republic was informed from the verbale of 30 May. January 1960 and
its approval by the Government of the German Democratic Republic was communicated to the notes
of 5 April 2004. May 1960.
According to article 7 of the Agreement became effective on 5. May 1960.
The Czech version of the agreement shall be published at the same time.
David v. r.
between the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic and the Government of the German Democratic
Republic on the single customs závěrovém order for the Elbe river ships
The Government of the Czechoslovak Republic and the Government of the German Democratic Republic
in an effort to promote international transport and ease navigation on the river Elbe have decided to
shall conclude an agreement on a unified customs závěrovém order for the Elbe river boats.
To this end, have designated as their agents:
the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic
Stanislav Saura, the head of the Central Customs administrations,
the Government of the German Democratic Republic
Anton Ruha, head of the Bureau of customs and control of the circulation of goods,
who, having exchanged their full powers, found to be in complete
order and due form, have agreed as follows:
For customs discussion of ships under Customs seal on the Elbe River, its tributaries and
with it associated waterways on the territory of the Contracting Parties shall apply
connected a single customs procedure for the Elbe sight a ship (hereinafter referred to as
"the sight of procedure"), which is an integral part of this agreement.
Confirmation of the eligibility of the boat to the Customs seal and certification of qualifying
skippers for the transport of goods under Customs seal (hereinafter referred to as
"confirmation" and "certificate"), issued in accordance with the provisions of závěrového of the order
the Customs authorities of one Contracting Party, shall be accepted by the Customs authorities
the other Contracting Party, without prejudice to the provisions of § 25
Remove confirmation or certification by the Customs authorities of one Contracting Party
will be accepted by the Customs authorities of the other Contracting Party.
Central Customs administrations of the Contracting Parties shall notify each other that the customs
authorities are authorized to issue the attestations and certificates or removal.
Central Customs administrations of the Parties shall mutually agree on the amendments to the
závěrového of the order, which may prove necessary in the implementation of the agreement.
This agreement shall be open to access by third States, if their ships are
on the basis of the relevant agreements shall be entitled to for navigation on the river Elbe on the territory
of the parties and if the parties agree with the approach.
Statement on access must be communicated to each of the Contracting Parties note.
For the acceding State the agreement shall enter into force on the date on which the Contracting
the parties agree with the approach.
This agreement is subject to approval by the national rules of the Contracting
Parties and shall enter into force on the date of exchange of notes concerning its approval.
Each of the Contracting Parties to the Agreement may, in compliance with the six-month period
in writing to terminate; If the Agreement is denounced by one of the parties, that it
signed, the agreement shall cease upon expiry of the notice period of validity.
Drawn up in Prague on 18. September 1959 in two copies, each in the language
Czech and German, both texts being equally authentic.
For the Government of the Czechoslovak Republic:
Saur in r.
For the Government of the German Democratic Republic:
Ruh in r.
Uniform Customs regulations for the Elbe river ships sight
(1) whoever calls for goods subject to customs supervision during transport on the Elbe,
its tributaries and associated waterways have been released under the
Customs seal, you must report the following documents:
and the confirmation of the eligibility of the ship) to the Customs seal (the "confirmation"
see diagram A) and
(b) a certificate entitling the skippers) for the transport of goods under
Customs seal (hereinafter referred to as "certificates", see diagram B).
(2) under Customs seal may be put just the boat for transport
goods, the method of construction and closing devices conform to the provisions
contained in articles 2-16 of the závěrového order.
The ship may not have secret areas or entrances, that would not be possible
external inspection immediately. Part of the ship's external walls must be
I joined (welded, riveted, formed by means, fastened the screws
etc.) that they cannot be removed without leaving obvious traces.
(1) the walls or divisions that separate entrance facilities to each other and
from other areas of the ship, shall be made of sheet metal, which
individual plates must be with each other and with the ship's body so linked to
could not be apart from each other and from ship-generated solid separated without leaving obvious
stop. Such sheet metal walls must be separated from the ending
whether or not the ship's compartment of the landfill and the mast-mounted tuleje in which are sunk
moving the mast. Doors and other openings that would result from the pivotal cabin
rooms directly to the ending of spaces are not allowed.
(2) for wooden boats can be wall or of the Division referred to in paragraph
1, made of sroubených boards, which are as high as
the ship's body and tightly linked with him. Each Board must be firmly connected
with a reinforcing structure of the Division so that their removal could not be
without leaving obvious traces.
(1) the anchor, eye, nails, rivets, clamps, screws, bolts, etc. used on
the outer side of the boat shall be so secured (bent, roznýtovány,
pass, welded, etc.) that they cannot be removed from the outside without
leaving obvious traces.
(2) joints should not be used if possible. Pegs of the joints must be
welded to the outer edges of the Ribbon to an articulated. Only the middle tab of the joints
may be Rotary and must also be welded. Articulated pins must not be
the end of roznýtovány or just pass.
(3) steel components by equipment such as rods, mesh, Staples, joints
etc., can be protected from zrezivěním only a transparent protective
(4) the locking bar must be raised or horses; one piece bar
iron, at one end, turned in a sufficiently big head (eye) and the
the other end must be cut out for sight.
(1) Pumps, cranes, ventilation pipes, pipes, světlíková Windows, bars, etc.
in ending the premises, on their walls or on board must be
fixed so as to ensure the safety of the conclusions, and to avoid the
remove this device without leaving obvious traces.
(2) pumps and cranes, which can be removed, it must be separated from the ending
fixed pažením spaces to be furnished pursuant to the provisions of § 3
This závěrového order.
(1) the Deck must be with the ship's body so sroubena, sklínována,
riveted, welded or otherwise tightly linked to access to the ending
spaces was not possible without leaving obvious traces. Section linking
with the ship's deck, the housing must be just inside the závěrového area; their
bolt, snýtování, sklínování, etc. must be done in a manner
prescribed in section 4 of this závěrového order. Welding with the ship's decks
the housing may be carried out also from the outside.
(2) from the deck must be no other approach to ending spaces than
loading holes. Deck with side walls must form a contiguous
all that is tightly linked to the nails, rivets, bolts, welds, etc. with
internal ribs and divisions.
(1) the openings leading to the ending of spaces must have a tightly fitting
framed frames and lids can be closed, or the door. If the lid and
doors of metal, must be made of a single piece of thick sheet metal,
where appropriate, of several pieces United riveting or welding, etc. If they are
constructed of wood, planks must be from the inside so linked that individual
boards cannot be removed without leaving obvious traces.
(2) ships, which transported the goods, which needs a permanent ventilation,
may have openings closed lids and doors instead of wire mesh grilles
or from a perforated plate set in wooden or iron frame.
Wire mesh shall be at least 2 mm thick, and must not be separated
more than 25 mm. Hole diameter sheet metal must not be greater than 25 mm. wire
mesh or perforated metal sheet must be attached to the frame so that it is not
can be removed without leaving obvious traces.
(1) a device used to close the holes must be adjusted to
otvorová the lid or the door could not be bend, pick up or eject
without leaving obvious traces.
(2) the Hole frames, as well as the otvorová lid and doors must be fitted with mesh
or petlicemi and STS, which prostrčí or stretched steel self-locking
the rods or steel wire ropes.
(3) to the closing of several adjacent doors and lids must be
used at least two strong enough steel bar associated with the
Aperture frame referred to in paragraph 2.
(1) for oil tankers may only be associated with each individual tank.
The holes leading to the tank (the loading openings, manholes, etc.) shall be concluded
Steel lids and must be in accordance with section 8 of this order for závěrového
safe conclusion. Nádržová piping must be arranged so that their
destination and connection can be easily recognized. Taps, valves,
valves, flanges, etc. must be modified so that it was possible to attach
the Customs seals.
(2) all pipes and the connecting pieces, valves and flanges must be
of hard metal or plastic as valuable.
Ship with demountable or sliding cover
The ship with the device on protikrokev
(1) cover the planks of a demountable casing must be as long as boards
side cover and must be stamped on the inner side of the Strip, preventing
scroll the boards after krokvích. Each Board must extend beyond the bottom of the Board
at least 2 cm, and the cover Board on hřebenici both lower boards the same
extent. If it is equipped with side boards gasketed cover (side cover)
the boards must be connected with the beams cover so that it cannot be from the outside
released without leaving obvious traces.
(2) the Boards of the cover, which reach to free space and adjacent to
one of his entrance, shall bear on the outer side of a duly
fixed angles that obscure protikrokví, to make it impossible for the
eject the boards.
(3) must be secured in the same way a covering boards reaching to
the observation deck; the end of these protikrokví must be provided in accordance with the provisions of §
11 paragraph 3 and 4 of this závěrového order.
(4) if the cover Board on hřebenici mounted articulated zones, must have
the slot into which fit a belt forming a conclusion.
(1) the place of contact must be covered with guards unit protikrokví,
that the lower edge precisely on the cover boards lying on the krokvích
(2) the same protikrokev must be located in the middle of the cover, in order to
prevent displacement of the boards.
(3) front and rear pairs of protikrokví lying on the divisions that
divide the locking areas from other areas, must be on the outside of the
adjusted to the end of the cover boards lying on the bottom and the ends of the cover
boards on hřebenici have been covered.
(4) strengthening of such cover shall conform to the provisions of § 4 of this
(1) Protikrokve must be adjusted to the other of the closing section
related to them could not be shifted.
(2) Protikrokev must be on the lower end of the hook, which is pushed into the eye
attached to the ship's side, the upper part of the protikrokve strip of scrollable
in the Groove. This belt, as well as protikrokev must be equipped with two
cut-outs for application protikrokve pass through the two hooks firmly
set into the lid of the rafters and reaching just above the belt. The end of the belt
more than protikrokev must be provided by a latch or eye, which
interfere with the belt facing protikrokve. The St shall be accompanied by either
individually the Customs seals or seal shall be attached to the lock rod
a drawn-out more stitches.
The ship with the device on the side panels and hřebenici
section 13 of the
(1) a ship with equipment on the sidewall and hřebenici along the ending must have
spaces on both sides of the galleries and openings to their závěrovým spaces
must be delimited by side panels and end štítovými paženími. Galleries,
side panel and end the rail must be associated with each other and with the marine housing
in the block. The side bits removable sides must be associated
with the ship's body so that it was not possible to release from the outside. Hřebenice
must be firmly connected at both ends with the ship's body so that after
Customs sealing could not be removed from the outside; the hatch on
hřebenici must be attached to it so that without leaving obvious traces
could not be deleted. The Groove below the tube must correspond to the strength of the
wood-based panels (paragraph 2).
(2) to cover the ending spaces must use wooden boards that
After you insert it into the Groove of the hřebenice and save on the sidewall forms a very tight
and the hard cover; If these boards are made up of several boards, the
boards to be connected on the inside at least two Stringer boards or two
steel belts to cut or move the individual boards not
possible. Each wood panels must be provided with a suitable device
(e.g. at the bottom of a projection of the narážejícím to the inner wall of the side
attachment), so that after the Customs sealing is cannot be displaced or
(3) the Customs sealing must be on each plate, depending on how
is wide, attached one or more petlic at least 60 mm in width and the
the outer side of the side entrance of the eye of a width of not less than 75 mm.
petlic with wooden boards and, if they are composed of multiple parts, hasps,
the combination of these parts with each other may not be on the joints. Closing device
must be adjusted to the thickness of the bars after ending lock STS
It was not possible the individual boards to lift without leaving obvious traces.
(1) If you use it to cover the ending of spaces instead of boards or
wood-based panels, metal plate covers, there is a need for Customs seals was
secured under the provisions of § 13 of this závěrového order.
(2) the Closing device of the table consist of two metal covers
petlic, that fit into the rim on the sides of the mesh. STS will stretch
the closing bars. The upper ends of the boards are stored in a detachable hřebenici,
that is inside. The edges of the plates are turned in and stored in the
profile on the sidewalls and the hřebenici.
Used to cover the space by the corrugated sheet, must be
cover made in the transverse direction. Individual parts must be made of
one piece and must overlap, in order to ensure the safety of the
conclusions. Closing device must be performed in the same way as
provided for in section 14 of this závěrového order.
Ship with sliding cover
section 16 of the
(1) the Material must ensure a safe sliding cover cover
(2) the sliding cover is located on the sidewall, which moves longitudinally.
Sliding part of the cover shall be fitted with fixed feet, that make it impossible
their lifting. These parts must be after the conclusion of the space sufficiently
(3) the Sliding part of the cover of each závěrového must be on
touching the sides where divisions, equipped with lock. This eye
After concluding the space must adhere to the static on the sidewall.
(4) the ventilation holes in the sliding covers must be modified in a way
referred to in § 7 paragraph 2 of this závěrového order.
Confirmation of the eligibility of the ship to the Customs seal
(1) on the issue of the certificate it is necessary to request the Customs authorities of the State in which the ship is
registered. The cruise operator, which makes a proposal on the issue of
confirmation, you must deliver the empty ship authorized to customs authorities
pursuant to article 4 of the agreement to issue the certificates, and submit the following documents
and the drawing of the ship and závěrového) devices in the transverse and longitudinal section, as well as
in the view of the Board; When the tank-vessels drawing ships, from which must be
noticeable piping and closing devices;
(b)) description containing details of the ending, their
the holes and the door, about how the construction of the ship, cabins and other premises and
(2) the Customs authorities shall, on the basis of submitted documents
tour of the ship and be closing device in the presence of authorized
the representative of the skippers. To determine if the construction of the vessel coincides with
drawing and description that complies to this závěrového order and whether
allows the Customs sealing. Spending may be on the
skippers joined an expert in shipbuilding. If you have not been
deficiencies, the customs authority shall draw up the confirmation of the model A and connects
to him a copy of a drawing and a copy. The leader of the ship is obliged to
keeping of the Charter in a waterproof box on board the ship and
present them to the Customs authorities, authorities of the ferry or the safety management to
inspection, whenever they request it. Druhopisy instruments will remain in the custody of the
the customs authority which issued it.
(1) the certificate is valid for a period of five years; before this deadline must
the ship can be the competent customs authority to the new tour.
If, on inspection, deficiencies, the Customs authorities shall verify the certificate.
Certified confirmation is valid for an additional period of five years.
(2) If an operator does not propose the voyage after the expiry of the confirmation
its extension, is obliged to return them to the customs authority which issued it.
If the operator fails to comply with this obligation, the cruises, each customs authority
entitled to this confirmation to remove him.
(1) If you use it to cover the ending of premises or by
the equipment of the ship must be reported to the competent customs authority, and that's before
before it filed for another release under Customs seal. To report
You must attach a drawing and description of the building changes, each in two
the copies and documents referred to in § 17 paragraph 1 of the závěrového order.
At the same time must be a ship, if it is necessary to empty the berth to the tour.
(2) If, on inspection, ending equipment deficiencies, verifies the
the customs authority to confirm again that the ship is fit to be a Customs seal and
Appends a copy of the confirmation drawing and description given in
paragraph 1. The second copy will be sent to the customs authority which issued the
(3) If during the examination of the equipment deficiencies and ending
If the operator is a voyage within the prescribed period, the Customs shall retain
the authority indicated in paragraph 1 of the Charter, and it must be sent with an indication of the defects at the customs
the authority which issued it.
(1) before the Customs authorities shall attach the seals to the entrance areas,
must ensure proper condition by the device.
(2) the Customs authorities are entitled to after being unloaded by spaces
check the fitness of a ship for a Customs seal. If it finds a defect shall retain
the customs authority of the Charter referred to in § 1 and proceed according to the provisions of § 19
paragraph 3 of this závěrového order.
Permission of the operator of cruises for the transport of goods under Customs seals
The operator must have for each cruise ship, on which is to be
transported goods under Customs seal, a certificate. Certificates shall be made out
the competent customs authority in accordance with the model B and must be stored along with the
the documents referred to in section 17 of the závěrového order.
(1) the operator of a cruise, whom the certificate has been issued, shall be obliged to:
and) ensure that the Customs seal is not damaged and to avoid
the measure, which would allow access to goods without breaking the customs
(b) to report any change in the ending) of the equipment of the ship in the manner prescribed in §
19 of this závěrového of the order of the competent customs authorities before the lodges
the proposal for placing under Customs seal;
(c)) to report within 14 days any ship that already sail out of his command,
the competent customs authority and return to it the certificate;
(d)), employing the person on this ship, to have committed a customs offence
or foreign nature.
(2) the Central Customs administrations may allow exceptions to paragraph (d)).
Article 23 of the
(1) upon violation of the provisions of § 22 of this závěrového of the order of the customs
Save the authorities on the basis of national provisions the Customs reimbursement,
where appropriate, a fine. In addition, the certificate may be withdrawn.
(2) the statutory provisions of the Contracting Parties concerning the prosecution and punishment of offences
Customs or foreign exchange nature shall remain unaffected.
Translations of documents specified in § § 1, 17 and 19 of this order must závěrového
be officially verified.
The ship, which was considered eligible for the Customs seal in accordance with the existing
the regulations will be put under Customs seal for the existing conditions to
31 December 1960.
The Pattern And
Confirmation no. ....
eligibility for the Customs seal ship:
(type, name, number or other mark, home port, etc.) applies
Under section 17 of the single customs závěrového order for the Elbe River ship
of 18 May. September 1959 recognises the competence of the above ship to
the Customs seal.
This certificate with a drawing and description, as well as the certificate
the right of the operator to the transport of goods under customs
seal, you must retain, in the ship of leader waterproofs on Clipboard
the deck of the ship. On request, these documents must be presented to the customs
authorities, as well as the authorities of the ferry or the safety management to
Each building to change the ending or ending spaces
the equipment of the ship must be reported to the competent customs authority before
before it filed for release under Customs seal. At the same time
the above documents must be presented with a drawing and description of the building
changes. The ship must be built for inspection.
.............. dne ......... 19.. .........................
(the customs authority)
the signature of the
The records of the Customs authorities for examination of the eligibility for the Customs seal and
extension of validity:
Certificate No ... ...
The operators of the vessel (name and address)........................
the awards are based on the single customs závěrového order for the Elbe River ship
of 18 May. September 1959 for the ship (type, name, number or other mark,
the home port, etc.) permission for the transport of goods under customs
The cruise operator is obliged to:
and pay attention to) a Customs seal is not damaged and to avoid
the measure, which would allow access to goods without breaking
the Customs seal;
(b) to report any change in the ending) of the equipment of the ship to the competent customs
authority before the release of the ship shall submit a proposal under the customs
(c)) to report within 14 days any ship that already sail out of his
command, the competent customs authority and return to it the certificate;
(d)), employing the person on this ship, to have committed the offence
Customs or foreign exchange.
Failure to comply with these provisions, the Customs authorities may impose
a fine or tariff refund. In addition, it may be withdrawn
.............. dne ......... 19.. .........................
(the customs authority)
the signature of the