Regulatory Reference Guide

MONITORING SITE FOR THE REGULATORY REFERENCE GUIDE

Welcome to the online Regulatory Reference Guide (RRG). It offers you the opportunity to search, sort and consult the rules impacting the recreational marine. The ICOMIA Secretariat invites all MIAs to check and update their sections frequently. We are sure that you will appreciate this very informative tool.

To browse the RRG, select a country and/or criteria from the dropdown menus

Norway
Health & Safety/Exposure Levels
May 1, 2005

Styrene Exposure Levels - 25 ppm inside in force.

Switzerland
Taxation
May 1, 2005

7.6% VAT starting January 1st 2001.

Germany
Marinas and Harbours
May 1, 2005

All new marinas and extensions to existing marinas require environmental assessment. Minimum requirements for number of toilets, showers, waste disposal, oil separation, holding tank withdrawal. Regional regulations. No financial support for development.

Spain
Health & Safety/Exposure Levels
May 1, 2005

Styrene Exposure Levels - 30 ppm inside and outside the factory in force.

Spain
Product Liability
May 1, 2005

EU Directive

Portugal
Taxation
May 1, 2005

VAT at 19% for all types of boats. Annual users tax depending on GRT and propulsion power. Light and beacon tax according to navigation areas.

Portugal
Health & Safety/Exposure Levels
May 1, 2005

Styrene Exposure Levels - No national regulation in force regarding this matter.

Portugal
Safety Equipment
May 1, 2005

Depending on navigational zones.

Hungary
Design, Construction and Compliance Requirements of Boats and Components
May 1, 2005

EU Directive 94/25 in force. New boats needs to have CE mark

Portugal
Design, Construction and Compliance Requirements of Boats and Components
May 1, 2005

Some of the authorities still impose older certificates e.g. tonnage. Homologation for radio telephones and radars.