Closing old shipping accounts

Original Language Title: Sluiting oude scheepsboekhouding

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Law of 23 October 1952, laying down detailed rules for the closure of the ship's accounts held pursuant to the Royal Decree of 21 June 1836 Stb. 41

We JULIANA, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc., etc., etc.

All of them, who will see or hear these, saluut! do know:

In this regard, we considered that it was appropriate to establish a detailed arrangements for the closure of the ship's accounts, held under the Royal Decree of 21 June 1836, State Sheet no. 41;

In this way, we, the Council of State, and with the mean consultations of the States-General, have been well-regarded and understood to be right and to be understood by the following:


Article 1

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  • (1) Where a claim is subject to a right of priority under a ship's premises or letters of office, which is included in the ship's accounts, held in accordance with the Royal Decree of 21 June 1836, State Sheet no. 41, whose proprietor nor the first paragraph of Article 26 of the Royal Decree of 28 December 1925, State Sheet no. 518, a declaration of ownership of that ship over six months after the date of entry into force of that law has been fulfilled, and that claim shall be brought to the ship's register for six months. After the date of entry into force of the entry into force, the right of priority shall be due one year after this entry into force

  • 2 By way of derogation from the provisions of the first paragraph, the distribution of the proceeds shall be executed, in the case of the settlement of a privilege of book description and in the event of bankruptcy, the right of priority in respect of the proceeds of the proceeds of the proceeds of a property. if the herd has been seized, the estate has been open or the bankruptcy has been declared before a year has elapsed since the date of entry into force of this Law.


Article 2

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  • 1 After one year after the date of entry into force of this Law, the ship's accounts shall be held in accordance with the Royal Decree of 21 June 1836. State Sheet no. 41, no more operations shall be carried out and may no longer be satisfied with requests for inspection of, or for copies or extracts from the registers, books and further documents accompanying them.

  • 2 The provisions of the preceding paragraph shall not apply to registers of transfers and transfers where their content relates to ships, which have been rebooted since 1 October 1926 or will be rebooted for the time being within one year from the date of entry into force of this Act.

Burdens and orders, which are in the State Sheet will be placed, and that all Ministerial Departments, Authorities, Colleges and Officials, who so concern, will keep their hands on the precise execution.

Given at Paleize Soestdijk, 23 October 1952

JULIANA.

The Minister of Finance,

FROM THE KIEFT.

The Minister of Justice,

L. A. DARK.

Issued the eleventh November 1952.

The Minister of Justice,

L. A. DARK.