The Ship Registry Law

Original Language Title: Alusrekisterilaki

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Read the untranslated law here: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1993/19930512

In accordance with the decision of Parliament: Chapter 1 General provisions section 1 of the register, the register of ships and the history of the register (11 June 2004/486) on the Finnish market for maritime vessels with a length of at least 15 meters, shall be deemed to register.
Vessels shall be deemed to be the Act also floating platforms and structures, as well as other floating devices.
The nationality of the vessel, the law of the Sea provides for the (167/39).
Of the ship in the register of the Finnish passenger vessels of 500 gross tonnage and Finnish cargo ships engaged on international voyages, shall also be considered to be the history of the register referred to in Chapter 2 (a). (11 June 2004/486)
Meril 167/1939 MeriL:lla 674/1994 is repealed.

section 2 of the Voluntary registration of the ship in the register at the request of the owner of the mark may be smaller than provided for in section 1 of the trade to use a vessel, if the length is not less than ten meters.

the registration of ships under construction in Finland, paragraph 3 of the vessel under construction in the ship register, upon request, be entered in the register of ships under construction in the context of the forthcoming (ship building register), when the ship upon its completion to fill in section 1 and 2 of the conditions of registration laid down in.
If the vessel is under construction to be exported abroad for registration once it is completed, it may be the future of the ship irrespective of their nationality and irrespective of the purpose of use to mark the shipping maintenance register, if the length is not less than ten meters.
Entry in the register of shipping can be done even before the start of construction, provided that the ship may be in the building on the basis of the number and the drawings, or otherwise reliable.

section 4 of the Registration authorities to register the registry areas like Transport and the Security Bureau and the State Agency (Registration Office). Registry areas are of the åland Islands and the rest of Finland. The Office shall keep a register of vessels, where the Head Office of åland, an autonomous territory of Finland. (22 December 2009/1292)
The vessel shall be entered in the registry area of the shipping maintenance register, which the owner wants it to.
The law of the Sea provides for the home from the ship.
The history of the Registrar to the registry authorities provided for in Chapter 2 (a). (11 June 2004/486) section 5 (11 June 2004/486) section 5 is repealed by L:lla 11 June 2004/486.

section 6 of the Ship using the trade referred to in article 1, the vessel is not allowed to use the trade before it is entered in the register and the registration authority has given it a nationality.

the provisional certificate of nationality If article 7, paragraph 6, the ship is abroad on behalf of the Subscriber in such a way that built the platform is the basis for the order to be regarded as a Finnish or, if it is there when he changed the Finnish, the Finnish foreign mission to convince the owner of a legal dispute arises over the ship, after entering the new to give it a temporary nationality certificate. A provisional certificate of nationality shall not be issued for a longer period than three months.
If special reasons is, can the registry authority, either within the Finnish delegation to give or justify other than in the cases referred to in subparagraph (1) to give the nationality of the ship to a temporary certificate abroad for the period and under the conditions, that the number of the registration authority in each case.
If a particularly important reasons, may, in accordance with the terms of the registration authority will also give the nationality of the country of the provisional certificate to a ship, which would register a significant but that is not the fact.
The period of validity of the licence to provide, in due course, the temporary nationality the same rights as the nationality.

section 8 relationship with other registers the vessel must be registered in the fishing vessel register and also, if it meets the conditions laid down in article 1.
Chapter 2 the ship registry and the provisions relating to section 9 of the shipping register of the Ship register shall be entered in the register of registration of the ship and its ownership of the recording of decisions (in the fishing vessel register in the Register message).
The vessel shall be entered in the register: 1) in which the ship is registered, the registration number, name, previous names, domicile, identification letters and its IMO number;
2) ship type, tonnage, dimensions, Builder, construction time and place, as well as its intended use;
3) owner's name, nationality and place of residence as well as the size of the holding; If the owner is a Finnish, also entered in a personal identification number, registration number or any other identification of the community; as well as 4) if the ship is laivanisännistöyhtiölle, the information referred to in paragraph 3 of the pääisännästä as well as the owner of a ship the size of the resulting holding.
Also on board the vessel shall be entered in the register of mortgages, as well as set out in the garnishment, seizure and sequestration, as well as the owner's bankruptcy, as well as changes to such data. (30.12.2013/1158)
If the yield of the applicant is subject to the condition that a restriction of his or her right to the transfer of the vessel or attached, is recorded in the register.
The ship in the register can be used to make an entry in the register referred to in subparagraph (1) the Affairs of the other.

section 10 of the shipping register of a ship under construction in the construction of vessels shall be entered in the register of registration and ownership of the recording requirements for it solutions (the shipping registry, the registry thing).
Shipping shall be entered in the register: 1) under construction, and the registration number of the registration of the ship, the number of construction site, the construction of the shipyard and estimated completion time;
2) ship type, tonnage and dimensions for accuracy as they are known, and the intended use of the vessel;
3) owner's name, nationality and place of residence as well as the size of the holding; If the owner is a Finnish, also entered in a personal identification number, registration number or any other identification of the community; as well as 4) if the ship is being built on behalf of laivanisännistöyhtiön, the information referred to in paragraph 3 of the pääisännästä as well as the owner of a ship the size of the resulting holding.
Ship building under construction in the ship shall be entered in the register of mortgages, as well as set out in the garnishment, seizure and sequestration, as well as the owner's bankruptcy, as well as changes to such data. (30.12.2013/1158)
If the yield of the applicant is subject to the condition that a restriction of his or her right to the transfer of the vessel under construction or attached, is recorded in the shipping register.
The shipping maintenance register can be used to make an entry in the register referred to in subparagraph (1) the Affairs of the other.

Article 11 of the Registration Authority, to be filed in the language of the documents that must be submitted to the registry authority other than that of the application documents can also be in English.

section 12 (11 June 2004/486) to correct an error in the registry in the case of an invalid or incorrect compliance with management of information correcting the Act (434/2003). To resolve the error correction is in place, the settlement provides for a registry. Subject to correction issues as soon as the lis pendens is recorded in the register.
In matters of personal data shall apply to the addition to the personal data Act (523/1999).

section 13: compensation for anyone who suffers from damage to a ship or ship building, or on the basis of the information on the certificate of registry of the apparent spelling error, or other error, or lack of, something that it has the right to compensation by the State.
If the injured party is wrongly failed to take the necessary measures pätevättä the registry to correct the data or otherwise contributed to the injury, the compensation can be reasonably reduced or leave it without.
The injured party the right to receive compensation for the contract or other basis from someone else moves to the State in so far as the State has paid compensation for damage.
The President of the power of the State on the issue of compensation for damage to use State Office.
2 (a) in the figure (11 June 2004/486) the history of section 13 (a) in the registry (11 June 2004/486) records the history of the ship from the register must be obtained from the registry and from the foreign authority and the registration authority of the ship's ownership of the data acquired by a summary of the steps, which is also attached to the vessel continues the earlier obtained from the authority of the flag State.
The registry is designed to provide the basis for the arrangements to be on board the ship in the register to be kept and up to date at the constant of a document containing at least the information referred to in article 13 (b).
The register is kept in accordance with the formula set out in the English language, but the information from the foreign registry authority can be maintained in the registry also French or espanjankielisinä. Information may be submitted to the Registrar in the register significant also in Finnish or Swedish. The registry information notices and other documents make up the beginning of the file.
The more information in the registry may not remove, alter, or make it unfit for play to read.

section 13 (b) (11 June 2004/486) the contents of the History of each ship shall be entered in the register of the registry: 1) the flag State and the registration to start and end in the State;
2) the IMO number, name and address;
3 the address of the registered owner and this;)
the potential of the ship without a crew hired by 4) and this address;

5) company, the address and the addresses from which a company run by turvallisuusjohtamistoimintaa;
6 the name of the classification of the ship luokittaneen;)
7), the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for the safe operation of ships and for pollution prevention adopted by the international turvallisuusjohtamissäännöstössä (ISM Code), the document of compliance or an interim document of compliance referred to in the ship to the host issuing an interim safety management certificate, or on a ship or to have given the administration or the approved body name of the document and the name of the audit the supplier if the supplier is a provider of non-certificate; as well as 8) on enhancing ship and port facility security/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) no 725/2004 referred to in annex II to the final or interim international ship security certificate issued to a ship by the administration or a recognized security organization's name and the name of the institution, which has examined the issue of the licence, if the body other than the issuer.

Article 13 (c) (11 June 2004/486) the company and the obligations of the master of the vessel shall notify the registration authority of the evidence: 1) the information referred to in article 13 (b) when the registration duty begins at the Finnish vessel;
2) 13 (b) a change in the information referred to in section no later than 30 days after the change takes place; as well as 3) the flag State of the ship, the new host of the if to move the ship out of the Finnish ship registry.
The company or the master of the vessel shall: 1) the history of a document kept by the Board, and to permit the Inspector to inspect it, at any time, the person concerned; as well as 2) history of the document shall be submitted to the ship, when the ship will be moved to the other flag State or sold to a new owner when a new tenant rent it without a crew or when another company takes responsibility for the use of the vessel.

Article 13 (d) (11 June 2004/486) the responsibilities of the Registration Authority, the registration authority shall: 1) entered in the register, the information referred to in article 13 (b) of the vessel and any changes in this information;
2 history of the ship in the register) based on the document;
the data for the ship 3) provide the data subject informed of the amendment as soon as possible and at the latest before three months have passed since the change being made by correcting, updating, or correcting a document;
4) require, where appropriate, the company or the master of a vessel referred to in paragraph 3, a delay in the processing of the document to the correct ship entered the change and to inform the rectification of the register;
5) entered in the register the relevant information issued by a foreign authority, the ship shifted to the Finnish register; as well as 6) to be sent at the earliest record of a foreign flag of registry data with the data from the new administration of the flag State.

13 (e) of section (11 June 2004/486), the application of the other provisions of the law provided for in article 1, section 4 (1) and (3), 12 and 13, section 16 of the Act, as well as in subparagraph (1) of section 28 of the 30 – 32, 42, 44 and 45, shall apply by analogy to the history in the registry. What section 22 (1) of the Act provides the application, the notification referred to in this chapter shall apply.
The Ministry of transport and communications to confirm the history of the registry and to the history of a document to be used in the formula.

Article 13 (f) (11 June 2004/486) appeal and the appeal, the decision to register the registration authority on the issue of history gets to the dissatisfaction with the party to obtain redress from the perpetrator of the decision within 30 days of the notification of the decision.
The decision, in which the complaint has been rejected, you can appeal to the Administrative Court of law by the Administrative Appeals Act (586/1996).
Chapter 3 registration of a ship under construction in the Ship, and as well as the registration of ownership of article 14 of the obligation to register the mark applied for by the owner of the vessel shall notify the vessel as well as to apply for the recognition of their rights to property.
The fact that the ownership has not yet become final, gets the date of the application for the registration of the ownership right to the put.
On behalf of the ship's registration and ownership Laivanisännistöyhtiön the recording you can also retrieve the main host.

to register the ownership of the vessel, section 15, of the application for the cancellation of the recognition of ownership of the vessel is to be lodged within 30 days of the transition of ownership. If the ownership or the continued validity depends on the contract term, the period starts at the date when the title deed condition has become final.

section 16 of the change notification If the registry important other than article 15, there has been a change in that regard, it is the owner of the task of the written notification of the registry within the time laid down in article 15.
If the change is otherwise known to the registry authority, this may make a change to the registry. In this case consult the register owner. If there is a change in the legal effects of entry or any other person, including him has to be consulted.
If the name of the vessel is changed, the vessel is not allowed to use the trade before the new name is indicated in the registry.

section 17 of the registration of a ship If the ship is transferred from abroad has changed from a foreign ship may be registered in the register of the Finnish vessel, only upon presentation of the former certificate of registry of the ship of State registration authority that the ship has been removed from this vessel from the register at the same time, or that the vessel will be removed or made any other entry that has the equivalent effect when it is entered in the register of the Finnish vessel.
The same applies to the new platform, which has been acquired from abroad and who has been in the foreign State construction registry.

section 18 of the Ownership dispute, notwithstanding the recognition of the right to property may be the question of the validity of the right to property, as well as the recovery of the ship to legally explore.

19 § Registration kaksoisluovutuksessa If someone has chosen to share more of the ship or a ship, and those at the same time seeking ownership of the rights to the recording of the transfer in the register of vessels shall be entered in the register upon it, which in the past has happened.
Chapter 4 of the procedure for the registration of the ship and the ship and the under construction, and the recording of ownership under section 20 of the application for registration of the ship's registration and the application for the recognition of the ownership of the ship in the register of a written application, which is to be signed by the applicant or his agent.
The application must include the following particulars: 1) a vessel in respect of which registration or recognition of ownership is sought;
2) owner's name;
the information in the register, 3) unless otherwise agreed between them is evident from the application of the annexes; as well as 4) owner, its agent, or the agent phone number and e-mail address, to which the relevant notifications will be sent.
The applicant shall provide the necessary explanation of the legality of your own saantonsa. The application shall be accompanied by the recovery of the original documents or of copies thereof, certified by the notary public todistamina.
Unless the previous owner in respect of his ownership of the right to be entered in the register, must be accompanied by a report, which would be necessary for the recording of his saantonsa. Explanation of the previous owner's title does not, however, be required to submit, if the vessel was sold by way of execution.

section 21 of the Vireilletulo and the registration of the case, an application shall be submitted to it, when it is received at the registry of the competent authority of the exporting country. In the manual that the application proceedings shall, without delay, carry out an entry in the registry.
The registry shall be submitted without delay, and to be on the table, and the issues in the order in which they are the registry authority in your Inbox.

section 22 of the completion of the application if the application is incomplete and the lack of a repairable, the applicant is invited to complete the application. The applicant shall be informed of the way in which the application is incomplete, the date of the latest of his shall be supplemented by the application and what are the consequences of non-compliance with the supplementary letter. If necessary, the applicant may be given to new supplementary letter.
For the purposes of subparagraph (1) unless the applicant no later than the closing date please complete the application as required, the application is dismissed as inadmissible.

the yield of the ship pursuant to article 23 of the Consultation to establish the facts relating to the registry authority of a party or any other person may be invited to come at the appointed time to the registration authority in person or represented by proxy.

section 24 of the non-application shall be submitted to the Rest to rest, if the ship, otherwise, the ownership of the applicant be registered or recorded, but: 1) or the ship's recovery continued, according to the contract or other legal act is conditional;
2) the ship's recovery, which is the basis of the right to work did not receive legal force;
3) someone else has applied for ownership of the posting of the same on board before the applicant and both have the same title deeds a man;
4) in the event of a dispute pending before the recovery or a better right to the permanence of the vessel;
the seizure of the ship or any of the 5) has made an entry in the registry before the opening; or 6) allocated public address to register ownership of the vessel.
The applicant is required to provide additional documentary evidence within the time limits required by the Member States in subparagraph (1). For more on the consequences of non-compliance with the reporting and it is valid, what provides in article 22 of the application.

The registration authority may also, on its own initiative, to examine the application. The application should not be refused before the applicant has been allowed the opportunity to be heard.

section 25 of the public address unless the applicant presents the yield referred to in article 20 of the book or its certified copy, but he may be the probability that the yield book is lost or corrupted, and that the recovery is established, he should be given a public address to register ownership.

section 26 of the Notice procedure, the applicant must be accompanied by a report on the facts, on the basis of which he calls the alert.
The registration authority is the subject of the call on it, which considers itself to be a better right to the ship as the applicant, to raise a claim against the applicant, within three months of the date of publication of the official journal of the alert at the risk of the applicant's ownership can be recorded.
The applicant shall publish in the official journal of the notice once a quarter to the first issue, and once the nationwide newspaper. In addition, the registration authority shall be informed of the publication to be known to any person the right to ownership of the posting, which can be a concern.
Unless these were instituted within the time limit, or if the application is rejected, the decision of which is final, or if the action has been suspended, the applicant's ownership can be recorded.

Article 27 of the refusal of the Application is to be rejected if: 1) under section 20 of the Declaration referred to in paragraph 3 and 4, or in accordance with article 25 (d) has not been requested;
2) the donor did not have the right to dispose of the ship and that the restriction was before the transfer was an entry in the registry; or ownership of the vessel registration and 3) for the other.

section 28 of the Registry of the dispute and the case shall be determined by the delivery of the book Registry solution to the fleet register. If the application is left to rest, or if the authority makes the rest of the solution, in this case to compare the fact shall be recorded in the register. The contents of the solution occurs in the registry. Entries in the register shall be made as soon as possible.
If the application is rejected, it shall be the subject of a separate decision, on which it is based. The subject of a separate decision is issued at the request of the applicant, even if the application is left to rest, or when making any other compared with the solution.
The nationality of the ship's registration shall be given in the book. The nationality of the applicant shall supply the other measures in the form of a book or other certificate or by a separate decision.

the procedure for the registration of a ship under construction in section 29 and the recognition of the ownership of the registration of a ship under construction may apply for its owner.
The registration of a ship under construction, and its ownership of a posting shall apply mutatis mutandis to the registration of a vessel, the provisions of this law and its ownership.
Chapter 5 of the removal of the vessel from the register and the ship building ship from the register of section 30 of the Ship from the registry of the vessel's owner must request the removal of the conditions for the removal of a vessel from the register within 30 days: 1) when a ship is no longer meet those laid down in paragraphs 1 and 2 of the registration conditions;
2) from the time the owner has been informed that the ship has been destroyed and it is declared to be kuntoonpanokelvottomaksi; or 3) that when a ship is lost or has not been consulted on the insurance contract Act (132/33) during the date laid down in article 71.
If the vessel has not been entered in the register on the basis of a licence, the authority shall request its removal from the register as soon as the removal of the period of validity of the authorisation.
If the vessel has changed international, is also the owner of the ship the last Finnish to apply for the ship.
The ship is to be removed from the register at the request of the owner of the vessel, provided that: 1 the law of the sea) is entered in the register (674/1994), Chapter 1, section 1 of the approval referred to in paragraph 2; the law of the sea, Chapter 1, or 2) under section 1 of the register and the ship shall be entered in the ship register of the country of the European economic area, in Chapter 1, section 1 of the law of the sea:.
(23 December 1999/1303) Insurance contract law 132/1933 repealed L:lla 543/1994.

Article 31 of the registration authority the right to remove any ship Unless the registered owner in accordance with section 30 of the obligation to fill in the registration authority may in fact delete the article for the reasons the vessel vessel register. The registry authority shall remove from the register the register prior to the vessel to the owner of the marked be given an opportunity to be heard.
The registered owner shall immediately notify the registration authority of the decision to remove the ship from the registry.

deletion from article 32 of the additional conditions, if the vessel is docked, or marked with ulosmitatuksi or detention order, it may be removed from the holder of the mortgage, or the vessel register without a valid or the prior written consent of the applicant, the precautionary measure.
What provides the transfer of registry of the ship, not from one region to another.
If the ship is laivanisännistöyhtiölle and if you ship with a foreign production, the proportion has moved from that vessel shall cease to be a registry authority shall not, without the consent of all the other ship hosts to remove from the register before the beginning of the sea provided for in article 36 of the law mentioned in the redemption period has expired.
Meril 167/1939 MeriL:lla 674/1994 is repealed.

the nationality of the restoration of the article 33 When the vessel has been removed from the ship register, the nationality of the owner returned to the book the last Finnish registry authority.

the removal of the vessel from the register under section 34 of the ship building Ship building of the registered owner of the vessel shall request the removal of a vessel from the register within 60 days of the date of construction of the ship have been completed.
Unless the owner of the obligation under paragraph 1 are not met, can register themselves to remove the ship from the registry. That being said, it is to be applied, article 31.

deletion from article 35 further conditions If the vessel construction in Finland under construction had the shipping register and the ship is docked, or marked with ulosmitatuksi or detention order, it is not allowed to remove the ship from the register of the holder of the mortgage on the building, without or prior written consent of the applicant, valid sentence or detention order.
What provides the transfer of the ship, does not apply to vessels registered in Finland.
When the shipping maintenance register marked with the vessel concerned is deleted from the ship register, and shall be entered in the building according to this law, is a mortgage, garnishment, or other circumstance, which is marked with the ship on the shipping maintenance register, the register of the ship to move the vessel.
Chapter 6 section Whining appeal registry issues 36 to the final solution to the change in the registration of the registration authority, or the recognition of the ownership of the submission as well as the rest of the solution of the case is retrieved from appealing to the Court of appeal of Helsinki.

the provision of section 37 Complaint assignment When the registry thing is solved, contrary to the applicant's request, the delivery document shall be accompanied by a written appeal. The registry authority shall, at the request of the appeal also.

section 38 of the time limit for making an appeal is 30 days from settlement. No later than the date of expiry of the appeal period is the President of the appellant, failing which they shall submit to the appeal of the registration authority. The registration authority shall immediately be recorded in the register of the arrival of the notice of appeal.

the application of the provisions of article 39 of the code are complied with in addition to the appeal as provided by law, to the extent applicable, what oikeudenkäymiskaaressa. Dissatisfaction is not stated.
The registration authority shall forward a copy of the document from the file and extract from the register of the Court of appeal.

section 40 of the case to the Court of appeal in the registry of the Court of appeal has to deal with things as a matter of urgency.

section 41 of the Court of appeal of a solution and referral back to the Court of appeal shall, without delay, notify the authority of a final decision.
The registration authority shall, on its own initiative to take on board the message that is returned by the Court of appeal.
Chapter 7 miscellaneous provisions article 42 the registration authority may impose a penalty payment of the penalty in accordance with the law in order to meet this obligation and to condemn the threat of a fine as a penalty (1113/90).

43 section penalty provisions the owner of the vessel, which 1) use the beginning referred to in section 1 of the trade before it has been assigned a provisional certificate of nationality or the nationality of the registration authority, within a time limit of 2) to leave without making the application referred to in article 15, section 16 of the notice referred to in article 30 and 34 or the request referred to in order to remove the ship from the registry or 3) fails to comply with the obligation laid down in the nationality in article 33 of the book, is to be condemned, if the rest of the provision for more severe punishment the law of tort, the ship registry to a fine.
A company, which leaves the registry authority, within a time limit to do 13 (c) the Declaration referred to in subparagraph (1) of section 13 (c), or in violation of the obligation provided for in paragraph 2, or the master of the vessel, which is a violation of section 13 (c) of the obligation laid down in paragraph 2, is to be condemned, as provided by law, unless a more severe penalty in the rest of the work, the ship registry law violation punishable by a fine. (11 June 2004/486)

The fact that a violation of this Act pursuant to the prohibition or the obligation, the enhanced penalty, cannot be convicted of the same offense. section 44 (11 June 2004/486), the right to place the criminal prosecution of an infringement as defined in paragraph 43 is examined, if the offence has been committed abroad or on the road, in the courts for the place where the ship is first to enter or in which the vessel is domiciled. Otherwise, the oikeudenkäymiskaaressa.

the provisions of article 45, the provisions on the marketing of the registry, and for more Detailed registration of the given regulation.
A regulation is necessary in order to provide that the Department of transportation makes detailed provision for the keeping of the register.

the strengthening of the Ministry of transport and communications of the formulas of section 46 to confirm the nationality of the nationality and registration of the vessel of the provisional certificate of the forms used for the purposes of the formulas in the formulas, as well as the registration authority.
Chapter 8-the date of entry into force and transitional provisions article 47 entry into force this law shall enter into force on 1 November 1993.
Before the entry into force of this law may be to take the measures needed to implement the law.

48 section (22 December 2009/1292), section 48 repealed by L:lla on 22 December 2009/1292.
THEY'RE 24/4/93 93, KOUBA acts entry into force and application in time: 23 December 1999/1303: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2000.
THEY'RE 14/1999, Kouba 4/1999, 11 June 2004/486 EV 90/1999: the entry into force of this law provides for the regulation of the Council of State. ((L) 486/2004 will be in accordance with the entry into force on July 1, A 490/2004.)
More detailed provisions on the implementation of this Act may be given to the State by means of a Council regulation.
Before the entry into force of the law can be used to take the measures needed to implement the law.
THEY'RE 59/2004 Kouba 14/2004 22 December 2009/79/2004, EV 1292: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2010.
Before the entry into force of the law can be taken in the implementation of the law.
THEY'RE 208/2009, Kouba 23/2009, EV 203/2009 30.12.2013/1158: this law shall enter into force on 1 January 2014.
THEY LaVM 17/14/2013, 2013, EV 203/2013