Law of 1 November 2001 implementing the Regulation (EC), No 718/1999, of the Council of the European Union of 29 March 1999 on policy on the capacity of the Community fleet with a view to the promotion of inland waterway transport (PbEG L 90) (Law on Transport and Tourism) (Law of the European Communities). Inland waterway fleet capacity control)
We Beatrix, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc. etc. etc.
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In this regard, we have taken into consideration the need to adopt legal provisions for the implementation of the provisions of the Regulation No 718/1999 of the Council of the European Union of 29 March 1999 on policy on the capacity of the Community fleet with a view to the promotion of inland waterway transport (PbEG L 90), also in connection with the implementation of the Contracting States of the European Union of 28 April 1999 in Strasbourg on a uniform application of the said Regulation in all Contracting States signed Additional Protocol No 5 by the Revised Convention for the Navigation of the Rhine (Trb), adopted in Mannheim on 17 October 1868. 1955, (161) and the related Declaration by the Contracting States on the basis of which the Additional Protocol No 5 may be provisionally applied before all instruments of ratification have been deposited;
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:
For the purposes of this Act and the provisions based thereon, the following definitions shall apply:
a. Council Regulation: Regulation No 718/1999 of the Council of the European Union of 29 March 1999 on policy on the capacity of the Community fleet with a view to the promotion of inland waterway transport (PbEG L 90);
b. Our Minister: Our Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment;
(c) Member States: the Member States concerned, as referred to in Article 3, first paragraph, of the Council Regulation;
d. fund for inland waterway transport: Article 05.34 of the budget of infrastructure and the environment.
1 There is a fund for inland navigation. Our minister is managing the fund.
2 The inland waterway fund shall comprise revenue and expenditure relating to the control of the capacity of the inland waterway fleet with a view to the promotion of inland waterway transport and the measures taken, referred to in Article 8 of the Council Regulation.
3 The revenue shall be as follows:
a. Contributing as referred to in Article 3, third paragraph, of the Council Regulation;
(b) contributions from Member States and Switzerland as provided for in Article 3 (6) of the Council Regulation.
4 The expenditure shall be expenditure referred to in Article 3, fourth, fifth and sixth paragraph, of the Council Regulation.
The organizations referred to in Article 3 (2) of the Council Regulation shall be the inland waterway organizations represented in the Infrastructure and the Environment Convention, as referred to in Article 3 (2) of the Council Regulation. Article 4 of the Law consulting infrastructure and environment .
Our Minister shall make special contributions as provided for in the second indent of Article 4 of the Council Regulation and shall make expenditure under Article 3 (4), (4) and (6) of the Council Regulation.
Ministerial arrangements shall lay down rules for the implementation of Articles 4 and 6 of the Council Regulation.
The owner shall be prohibited from entering the vessel by way of derogation from the first paragraph of Article 4 of the Council Regulation.
With the monitoring of compliance with or under this Act and by the Council Regulation, they are responsible for:
a. the at or under Article 141 of the Code of Criminal Procedure designated officials,
b. The officials appointed by our Minister for the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
A special contribution as provided for in Article 4 (1) of the Council Regulation shall be satisfied at the moment, as referred to in Article 4 (3) of the Council Regulation, without having been adopted by decision. Our Minister is empowered to issue a warrant for payment of the special contribution.
Our Minister is empowered to impose a charge under administrative constraints in order to enforce the obligations imposed by or under this law.
The Wet system of scrapled inland waterway transport is repealed.
1 [ Red: Modises the Law on Economic Crimes.]
2 [ Red: Amendments to the Inland Transport Act.]
With regard to the handling of objections or appeals against a decision taken under the structural reorganization Act which was published before the date of entry into force of this Act, the Law on structural remediation remains inland waterway transport.
1 This Act shall enter into force from the day following the date of issue of the Official Journal in which it is placed and shall operate until 29 April 1999, with the exception of the Articles 6 , 8 , 9 , 10 and 12, 1st Member , which enter into force with effect from the day following the date of issuance of the Official Gazette in which this Act is placed.
2 This Act shall expire at the time of expiry of the Council Regulation.
This law is cited as: Law capacity control inland navigation fleet.
Burdens and orders that it will be placed in the Official Gazette, and that all ministries, authorities, colleges and public servants will keep their hands on the precise execution.
Issued at The Hague, 1 November 2001
The Minister of Transport and Water,
T. NetelenbosIssued the 22nd of November 2001
The Minister of Justice,
A. H. Korthals