Act No. 10/An/13/7Th Ratifying Five International Conventions Relating To The Safety Of Maritime Navigation.

Original Language Title: Loi N° 10/AN/13/7ème L portant ratification de cinq conventions internationales relatives à la sécurité de la navigation maritime.

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Act No. 10/AN/13/7th L ratifying five international conventions relating to the safety of maritime navigation.


VU The Constitution of 15 September 1992;
VU Act No. 52/AN/78 of 09 January 1979 concerning the territorial sea, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone, the maritime borders and the exercise of the fishing;
VU Law No. 212/AN/82 on the Code of Maritime Affairs;
VU Act No. 224/AN/82 approving the accession of
Republic of Djibouti to the International Maritime Organization
VU Law No. 64/AN/83/1st L with approval of four
international conventions concerning maritime navigation;
VU Law No. 159/AN/85/1e L approving the signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea;
VU Law No.94/AN/89/2th L approving the Adhesion to four international conventions concerning the pollution of marine waters;
VU Act No. 144/AN/97 on the Adhesion of the 1990 International Convention on the Preparation, Control and Co-operation of Hydrocarbon Pollution;
VU Law n°108/AN/10/6th The reorganization of the Ministry of Equipment and Transport and establishing their responsibilities;
VU Decree No.94-146/PR/MPAM of 02 November 1994 amending Decree No.91-018/PR/MPAM of 10 February 1991 establishing a Directorate of Maritime Affairs;
VU Decree No.2013-0044/PRE of 31 March 2013 appointing the Prime Minister;
VU Decree No.2013-0045/PRE of 31 March 2013 appointing members of the Government;
VU Decree No.2013-0058/PRE of 14 April 2013 establishing the responsibilities of departments;
VU Circular No.70/PAN of 02/06/2013 convoking the National Assembly in its third public session;

The Council of Ministers heard in its meeting of September 04, 2012.

Article 1: The following international maritime conventions are ratified:
1. International Convention on the Measurement of Ships, 1969;
2. 1976 Convention on the Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC 1976):
3. International Convention on Standards of Training for Seafarers, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW)
4. International Search and Rescue Convention at Sea (SAR 1979);
5. 1989 International Convention on Maritime Assistance (Salvation 19 89) .

Article 2: This Act will be enforced as a state law and published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Djibouti upon promulgation.

Done in Djibouti on 07/07/2013

President of the Republic,
Head of Government