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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the maritime administration and the Maritime Safety Act do maritime administration and the Maritime Safety Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2002, nr. 23; 2003; 2004, nr. 23, no. 23; 2005; 2006, no 24, no. 14; 2007, 12 no, 3, 15; 2008. no; 2009, 2., no. 23; Latvian journal 101 no, 2010; 2011, 103 no; 2012, 59 no; 13. No, 126; 2015, 97. nr.) the following amendments: 1. in article 6: to supplement the first part with 7.1 points as follows: ' 71) the manufacturer's code for the single natural or legal person who, in the building in Latvia of recreational boats or water bikes; "; make the first part of paragraph 20 by the following: "20) from the viewpoint of maritime safety within the port, the existing hydrotechnical, heat, gas, and other unclassified separately building construction documentation (including the explanatory memorandum and the construction of minimal composition), if the construction is for the port area, and give an opinion on civil engineering readiness for operation, if it is located in the port territory;" to supplement the first part with a 21.1-point as follows: "211) from the point of view of maritime safety controls in ports, compliance with the obligations laid down in the laws and regulations on the safe operation of the container port and the movement and the legislation requirements for container verified gross mass;"; Add to article 1.1 part as follows: "(11) a Person has the obligation to provide information, including in response to the request of the Latvian maritime administration maritime administration of Latvia within the time limit specified in matters relating to the first part of this article in Latvian maritime administration the provision of competence." 2. Article 11 shall be supplemented with the eleventh subparagraph by the following: "(11) the cabinet shall determine the order in which are granted and revoked the manufacturer's code for the single natural or legal person who, in the building in Latvia of recreational boats or water bikes." 3. Supplement article 19 quarter with the sentence as follows: "Cabinet of Ministers determines the order in which the coast guard supports the decision on the expulsion of the ship from the port." 4. Article 29: adding to article 1.1 part as follows: "(11) the Person before the exclusion or imatrikulācij professional education program, at which absorption can receive formal qualifications of seafarers document (hereinafter applicant qualifications of seafarers), must have a valid seafarers medical opinion issued on a person's State of health on the ship's compliance with the chosen specialty."; to complement the second subparagraph following the words "health check" with the words "seafarers and seafarers of the applicants ' qualifications; adding to the third paragraph after the words "detectable" with the words "seafarers and seafarers ' qualifications an applicant"; to make the fourth subparagraph by the following: "(4) the cabinet shall determine the Mariner physicians recognition criteria and procedures for the recognition of seafarers ' medical procedures, as well as the cancellation of the Mariners ' doctor. The decision on the withdrawal of the recognition of a doctor the Latvian marine administration, seafarers ' register has the right to determine the barring of up to three years, the doctor again to qualify for the Mariners ' medical recognition. " 5. Article 31: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) seamen, while on the ship, the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) must not exceed 0.5 [permil]."; to complement the second subparagraph following the words ' before the guard "with the words" or other official duties "; Supplement fifth after the word "police" with the words "or the coast guard service (sea), or the National Guard (sea and port)"; to supplement the article with the sixth part as follows: "(6) the captain of the port has the right to call the police or the National Guard, to take its people under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or other intoxicating substances impact detection or send the person's analysis, if there is reason to suspect that they have used alcohol, drugs, or other intoxicating substances." 6. Supplement article 37.1 of the act as follows: "article 37.1. SOLAS Convention requirements for the verification of containers gross mass determination of compliance
(1) the consignor is responsible for ensuring that the transport document, which contains verified gross mass of the container, appropriate for the requirements of the SOLAS Convention is signed by the shipper's authorised person, as well as that the freight document time before loading the vessel for the preparation of the plan is presented to the master of the vessel or his representative and the terminal representative. (2) where a transport document is not specified in the verify the gross mass of the container and the master or his representative and the terminal representative prior to the vessel's loading times have not got information about verified gross weight of the container, the container must not overcharge on board. (3) the cabinet shall determine the container gross weight verified discovery, notification and inspection procedures. (4) this article shall not apply to containers that are transported on a chassis or a trailer with a short ro-ro vessels on international voyages (international voyage during which the vessel is not more than 200 nautical miles from a port or place in which the passengers and crew can be delivered safely, and the distance between the last port in the country in which the voyage began, and the port of destination, as well as the breadcrumb does not exceed 600 nautical miles). " 7. Turn off article 56, first paragraph, point 5. 8. Replace article 59, second paragraph, the words "the International Association of Lighthouse" by the words "international marine AIDS to navigation and Lighthouse authorities Association". 9. Supplement article 60 the third paragraph after the words "operating procedures" with the words "and their obligations and rights holder". 10. transitional provisions: exclude paragraph 24; transitional provisions be supplemented with 36, 37, 38 and 39 of the following paragraph: "36. Amendment of article 6 of this law for the first part of the replenishment with 7.1 points and amendment article 11 of its complementarity with the eleventh subparagraph shall enter into force on January 1, 2017. Until the entry into force of the amendments, the Cabinet of Ministers issued the rules. Amendment 37 article 19 of this law on its complementarity with the fourth part of the sentence enters into force 1 January 2017. Until the entry into force, the cabinet shall issue the appropriate provisions. 38. the amended article 29 of this law on its complementarity with 1.1 part, adding the second subparagraph following the words ' health check "with the words" seafarers and seafarers of the applicants ' qualifications, adding third paragraph after the words "detectable" with the words "seafarers and seafarers ' qualifications of applicants", as well as the expression of the fourth part of the new version enters into force 1 January 2017. Until the entry into force of the amendments, the Cabinet of Ministers issued the law on article 29 of the fourth paragraph of those provisions on the criteria for the recognition of doctor and doctor of seafarers for the recognition of a cancellation order, as well as seafarers ' medical responsibilities. 39. Article 23.1 of this law shall enter into force on July 1, 2016. Until the entry into force, the cabinet shall issue the appropriate provisions. " The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. The Parliament adopted the law of 16 June 2016. The President r. vējonis 2016 in Riga on June 22.
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