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Directive (EU) 2016/1629 of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Directive (EU) 2016/1629 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 September 2016 laying down technical requirements for inland waterway vessels, amending Directive 2009/100/EC and repealing Directive 2006/87/EC

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Article 4U.K.Classification of inland waterways

1.For the purposes of this Directive, the inland waterways of the Union shall be classified as follows:

(a)

Zones 1, 2, 3 and 4:

(i)

Zones 1 and 2: the waterways listed in Chapter 1 of Annex I;

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Zone 3: the waterways listed in Chapter 2 of Annex I;

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Zone 4: all other inland waterways which can be navigated under national law by craft falling within the scope of this Directive.

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Zone R: those of the waterways referred to in point (a) for which certificates are to be issued in accordance with Article 22 of the Revised Convention for Rhine Navigation as that Article is worded on 6 October 2016.

2.The Commission is empowered to adopt delegated acts in accordance with Article 32 concerning amendments to Annex I so as to modify the classification of a waterway, including the addition and deletion of waterways. Such amendments to Annex I may be made only on request by the Member State concerned, for waterways on its territory.

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