Law No. 1 of 24 March 1984 concerning the regime of navigation on the Danube-Black Sea Canal, ISSUING NATIONAL ASSEMBLY and published in OFFICIAL GAZETTE No. 27 of 27 March 1984 National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Romania adopts this law.
Article 1 of the Danube-Black Sea Canal, which spans the distance between the fluvial port of Cernavoda and Constanta-South Sea port, is navigable water National Socialist Romania and is under the exclusive sovereignty and jurisdiction of the State.
Article 2 the channel is open to navigation for vessels to transport cargo and passengers of all States, under the conditions laid down by the legislation of the Socialist Republic of Romania.
Article 3 the passage through the canal, the Romanian and foreign vessels are obliged to follow the rules of navigation, surveillance, customs, sanitary, transit through the canal, the use of river and port facilities, prevention and control of pollution, as well as other rules relating to the operation and maintenance of the Canal, laid down by the legislation of Romanian.
Article 4 for the passage of vessels through the canal and for services rendered shall be charged customs duties whose levels are established by Decree of the State Council.
Article 5 In the southern zone of the port of constantza-South Sea can be rented to natural or legal persons, for port activities, berths, platforms, warehouses, machinery and equipment, in the conditions laid down by the legislation of the Socialist Republic of Romania.
Article 6 the Administration and operation of the channel shall be carried out by units of the State of the Socialist Republic of Romania, organized according to the law.