LEGISLATION & CONVENTIONS

Various Laws

ACT of March 30, 1998 establishing the Maritime Authority Suriname (Maritime Authority Suriname Act)

ACT of June 30, 2004 laying down rules for maritime security (Maritime Security Act)

ACT of 7 April 2017, containing rules regarding the Maritime Zones of the Republic of Suriname and amendment of the Sea Fisheries Act 1980 and the Mining Decree (Maritime Zones Act).

RESOLUTION of December 14, 1951 No.6144a determining its placement in the GOVERNMENT Bulletin.

 

ORDER of the Minister of Transport, Communications and Tourism of June 29, 2012 no. 1726/12, regarding adaptation of the rate for beacon fees and the compensation for the unloaded and/or collected cargo.

 

RESOLUTION of 9 July 2009 No. 3201/09 , while adopting the revised Ferry Services Licensing Conditions(“ Regulations Ferry Services Licensing Conditions 2009“)

ORDER of the Minister of Transport, Communication and Tourism of October 13, 2008 no.3350/08, concerning the adjustment of the levy of pilot fees for ships entering, sailing out or sailing on Surinamese waters

DECREE of 24 June 1981, laying down new rules regarding the port system (Decree Havenwezen 1981).

 

ACT of April 5, 2017, containing rules regarding the establishment of the Kunstwacht (Arts Watch Institute Act).

ACT of October 24, 1988 , approving the accession of the Republic of Suriname to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and its Protocol of 1978(“International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973“ and “Protocol of 1978“) ; the so-called Marpol 73/78 Treaty.

ACT of December 21, 2001 amending the “Sea Fisheries Decree 1980” (S.B1980 no.144)

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE of 29 June 2004 no. PB 09/2004 , ratifying the accession of the Republic of Suriname to the Agreement amending the International Conventions for the Safety Of Life at Sea (the so-called SOLAS Convention)

 

STATES DECISION of June 10, 1977, establishing the Pilotage Regulations of the Republic of Suriname (“Pilotage Regulations 1977”).

 

DECREE of 31 December 1980 , laying down regulations in the field of sea fishing.

STATES DECISION of 30 october 1981.

ACT of April 8, 2013, approving accession from the Republic of Suriname to “The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978”.

 

ACT of  14 September 2018.
BASEL CONVENTION ON THE CONTROL OF TRANSBOUNDARY MOVEMENTS OF  AZARDOUS WASTES AND THEIR DISPOSAL.

Sea collision regulations

COUNTRY REGULATION of 3 May 1968 establishing the “Provisions for the prevention of collisions at sea

Sampling decision

DECISION of 10 June 1944

 

Mining installations decision

STATE DECREE of 11 May 1989

 

Surinamese strand founderij Decree

PUBLICATION of 7 August 1936

Suriname Port Authority Decree

DECREE of June 27, 1981

UNCLOS

UNITED NATIONS TREATY ON THE LAW OF THE SEA AND THE AGREEMENT ON THE APPLICATION OF PART XI OF THAT TREATY

 

Petroleum Act

ACT of March 6, 1991

Act Approval of the Basel Treaty

ACT of March 14, 2011

Environmental Framework Act

ACT of 07 May 2020, containing rules for sustainable environmental management (Environmental Framework Act)

Passenger and Crew List Transfer Act

ACT of 17 August 2016

Various Treaties

Various Codes