The Russian Federation's Accession To The Protocol Year 1996 To Amend The Convention On Limitation Of Liability For Maritime Claims 1976 Year

Original Language Title: О присоединении Российской Федерации к Протоколу 1996 года об изменении Конвенции об ограничении ответственности по морским требованиям 1976 года

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION Federal Act concerning the accession of the Russian Federation to the year 1996 Protocol to amend the Convention on limitation of liability for maritime claims 1976 year passed by the State Duma on December 17, 1998 the year approved by the Federation Council December 23, 1998 onwards on behalf of the Russian Federation to accede to the protocol year 1996 to amend the Convention on limitation of liability for maritime claims 1976 year with the following reservations: "the Russian Federation, in accordance with paragraph 1 of article 18 of the Convention on limitation of liability for maritime claims 1976 year , as modified by the Protocol of 1996 year, reserves the right to exclude: (a) subparagraphs) "d" and "e" of article 2, paragraph 1;
b) requirements in respect of damage within the meaning of the International Convention on liability and compensation for damage in connection with the carriage of hazardous and noxious substances by sea, 1996 year or any amendment or any Protocol thereto and with the following statements: "the Russian Federation in accordance with sub-clause" e "of article 3 of the Convention on limitation of liability for maritime claims 1976 years, as modified by the Protocol of 1996 year will apply to claims for injury to the person or property of servants of the shipowner or salvor whose duties are connected with the ship or with salvage operations, as well as to the requirements of their heirs, persons dependent or eligible content from them, the legislation of the Russian Federation for compensation for harm caused to the person or property of the citizen, in full, if the employment contract concluded between a shipowner or lifeguard and such employees shall be subject to the application of the legislation of the Russian Federation ";
"The Russian Federation will take advantage of the option provided for in paragraph 3 of article 15 of the Convention on limitation of liability for maritime claims 1976 years, as modified by the Protocol of 1996 year and will apply to claims for compensation for harm caused to the person or property of a person in direct connection with the operation of the ship or in connection with rescue operations, the legislation of the Russian Federation for compensation for harm caused to the person or property of a citizen in the full If the shipowner and the person or rescuer and person are organizations or citizens of the Russian Federation ";
"The Russian Federation will take advantage of the option provided for in article 15, paragraph 3 bis of the Convention on limitation of liability for maritime claims 1976 years, as modified by the Protocol of 1996 year and will apply to claims for harm caused to life or health of the passenger vessel, the legislation of the Russian Federation for compensation for harm caused to life or health of the citizen, in full if the shipowner and the passenger are organizations or citizens of the Russian Federation".
The President of the Russian Federation, b. Yeltsin, Kremlin, Moscow, N 9 January 6, 1999-FZ