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Parliamentary Acts and Executive Orders

PARLIAMENTARY ACTS

Safety at Sea:

Pilotage:

Executive Order No. 153 from 21 Dec 2012 on pilotage, fees, etc.

Manning:

Parl. Act No. 55 of 30 April 2018 on the signing on and signing off (The signing on and signing off Act)

Executive Order No. 66 of 14 June 2016 on recognition of foreign certificates of competency for service on Faroese fishing vessels

Executive Order No. 5 of 30 January 2002 on recognition of foreign certificates of competency for service on merchant vessels as amended in Executive Order No. 39 of 1 May 2012

Executive Order No. 3 of 6 January 2017 on the Posting of Information on the Rights of Seafarers and the Masters under the Act on Compensation for Industrial Injuries

Executive Order No. 4 of 6 January 2017 on Insurance or other Financial Security for Covering the Shipowner’s Liability towards the Seafarer and the Master in case of Breach of the Employment Agreement

The Employees Guarantee Fund - declaration
The Faroese National Health Insurance - declaration
The Faroese Maternity/Paternity System - declaration
The Social Office - declaration
The Faroese National Board of Industrial Injuries - declaration

Executive Order No. 105 of 5 August 2015 on certificates of competency and qualification requirements to manning on ships as amended by Executive Order No. 133 of 21 September 2017

Parl. Act No. 4 of 15 January 1988 on Seafarers' conditions of employment etc. as last amended by Parl. Act No. 133 of 20 December 2016

EXECUTIVE ORDERS under the MLC 2006 and the Faroese Seafarers' Act:

Executive Order No. 41 of 14 May 2013 on food on board Faroese ships

Executive Order No. 42 of 14 May 2013 on handling of complaints on board Faroese ships

Executive Order No. 43 of 14 May 2013 on seafarers' employment agreements

Executive Order No. 68 of 23 may 2013 on the activities of private recruitment and placement services for seafarers

Executive Order No. 82 of 6 June 2013 on medical examination of seafarers, incl. guidelines on disease and conditions that prevent the issuance of health certificates

Executive Order No 87 of 18 June 2013 on the hygienic competences of seafarers

OTHER LEGISLATION

Act on Faroese Internation Ship Register, Parliamentary Act no. 78 of 10 March 1992, as last amended by Parliamentary Act No 51 of 15 May 2014