3323

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Convention On The Contract For The Carriage Of Goods By Inland Waterway
Possible Sources (additional): 
ECOLEX?
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
2001-06-22
Signature Year: 
2001
Signature Place: 
Budapest
Entry into force (EIF) Date: 
2005-04-01
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Text: Art.7: 1. If dangerous or polluting goods are to be carried, the shipper shall, before handing over the goods, and in addition to the particulars referred to in article 6, paragraph 2, inform the carrier clearly and in writing of the danger and the risks of pollution inherent in the goods and of the precautions to be taken. 2. Where the carriage of the dangerous or polluting goods requires an authorization, the shipper shall hand over the necessary documents at the latest when handing over the goods. 3. Where the continuation of the carriage, the discharge or the delivery of the dangerous or polluting goods are rendered impossible owing to the absence of an administrative authorization, the shipper shall bear the costs for the return of the goods to the port of loading or a nearer place, where they may be discharged and delivered or disposed of. 4. In the event of immediate danger to life, property or the environment, the carrier shall be entitled to unload the goods, to render them innocuous or, provided that such a measure is not disproportionate to the danger they represent, to destroy them, even if, before they were taken over, he was informed or was apprised by other means of the nature of the danger or the risks of pollution inherent in the goods.
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Text: Art.7: 1. If dangerous or polluting goods are to be carried, the shipper shall, before handing over the goods, and in addition to the particulars referred to in article 6, paragraph 2, inform the carrier clearly and in writing of the danger and the risks of pollution inherent in the goods and of the precautions to be taken. 2. Where the carriage of the dangerous or polluting goods requires an authorization, the shipper shall hand over the necessary documents at the latest when handing over the goods. 3. Where the continuation of the carriage, the discharge or the delivery of the dangerous or polluting goods are rendered impossible owing to the absence of an administrative authorization, the shipper shall bear the costs for the return of the goods to the port of loading or a nearer place, where they may be discharged and delivered or disposed of. 4. In the event of immediate danger to life, property or the environment, the carrier shall be entitled to unload the goods, to render them innocuous or, provided that such a measure is not disproportionate to the danger they represent, to destroy them, even if, before they were taken over, he was informed or was apprised by other means of the nature of the danger or the risks of pollution inherent in the goods.
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
environment/pollut/ship
Lineage
Lineage: 
Rhine Pollution
Sequence: 
1300.000
Secretariat and auspices
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
AmendProtToB: 
3323
AmendProtToC: 
3323
AmendProtToType: 
Agreement
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Nature/Pollution/Ocean
Category: 
ENV
Lang1: 
EN.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Core Filename: 
2000-ContractCarriageGoodsInlandWaterway
Date text posted to IEA: 
200403
Member Code: 
BEL,FRA,DEU,LUX,NLD,CHE,
Members: 
Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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