RRG Country: United Kingdom

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  • United Kingdom – Taxation

    The UK Government webpage provides a useful tool to search for all products. It lists all relevant taxes and tariffs https://www.gov.uk/trade-tariff

  • United Kingdom – Registration

    INLAND – Many inland waterway navigation authorities require boat registration. These include the Canal & River Trust (Canals), Scottish Canals, Environment Agency (River Thames, Medway) and the Broads Authority (Norfolk Broads). There are many other smaller navigation authorities in the UK besides these. for more information visit https://aina.org.uk/
    COASTAL – There is no mandatory boat registration for leisure craft operating on the coast, however Harbour Authorities will often charge “Harbour Dues or “Visitor Dues” for leisure craft entering their area of jurisdiction. An example of rates can be found here for Chichester Harbour – https://www.conservancy.co.uk/page/harbour-dues-and-charges

  • United Kingdom – Health & Safety/Exposure Levels

    COSHH https://www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/basics/exposurelimits.htm

  • United Kingdom – Product Liability

    Consumer Rights Act 2015 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/15/contents/enacted

  • United Kingdom – Drivers Licences

    No national compulsory licensing scheme. Certain controlling authorities demand a certificate of competence as a condition of permit to launch

  • United Kingdom – Design, Construction and Compliance Requirements of Boats and Components

    This Guide is designed to help you understand The Recreational Craft Regulations 2017, as amended by the Product Safety and Metrology etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/recreational-craft-regulation…

  • United Kingdom – Safety Equipment

    Maritime and Coastguard Agency MGN 599 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mgn-599-m-pleasure-vessels-re…

  • United Kingdom – Environment

    Invasive SpeciesInvasive non-native (alien) animal species: rules in England and Wales – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)Waste Water Treatment, Waste Water Discharge and PollutantsDischarges to surface water and groundwater: environmental permits – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)Sediment-Dredging Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010 https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploa…Energy TransitionAligning UK international support for the clean energy transition (publishing.service.gov.uk)PackagingPackaging waste: producer responsibilities – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)Waste managementEnvironmental management : Waste – detailed information – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

  • United Kingdom – Zero Emission Zones

    Is the driving factor for these zones either limiting noise, emissions (local air pollution) or have they historically been in place for a number of years?N/AAre there any incentives in place to encourage zero emissions and what type of technology is most prevalent?N/A 

  • United Kingdom – Regulations for charter boats

    Maritime and Coastguard Agency MGN 280 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mgn-280-small-vessels-in-comm…, special rules for vessel deliveryies, sea trials and other operations of recreational vessels in temporary commercial operation https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/intended-pleasure-vessels-ipv…