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The Recreational Craft Regulations 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application

  5. 4.Excluded products

  6. 5.Products placed on the market before 16th June 1996

  7. 6.Exclusion until 15th June 1998 of products complying with national rules in force on 16th June 1994

  8. 7.Prohibition on placing on the market

  9. 8.CE marking

  10. 9.Other markings and inscriptions

  11. 10.Conformity assessment

  12. 11.Notified bodies

  13. 12.Appointment of notified bodies

  14. 13.Fees

  15. 14.Procedure where a notified body is minded to refuse to issue an EC type-examination certificate

  16. 15.Enforcement authorities

  17. 16.Enforcement powers

  18. 17.Offences and penalties

  19. 18.Defence of due diligence

  20. 19.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

  21. 20.Requirement to give information about a recreational craft or component which does not bear the CE marking or a partly completed recreational craft

  22. 21.Commencement of proceedings

  23. 22.Regulations to be treated as safety regulations within the meaning of the 1987 Act

  24. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      (Annex I of the Directive)

      1. BOAT DESIGN CATEGORIES Design Category Wind force (Beaufort scale) Significant...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      (Annex II of the Directive)

      1. Ignition-protected equipment for inboard and stern drive engines. Start-in-gear protection...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      (Annex III of the Directive)

      1. The declaration by the builder or his authorized representative established...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      (Annex IV of the Directive)

      1. The CE conformity marking must consist of the initials `CE'...

      2. If the marking is reduced or enlarged, the proportions given...

      3. The various elements of the CE marking must have about...

      4. The CE marking is followed by the identification number of...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      (Annex V of the Directive)

      1. The manufacturer or his authorized representative established within the Community,...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      (Annex VI of the Directive)

      1. This module consists of module A, as referred to in...

      2. On one or several boats representing the production of the...

      3. Provisions common to both variations

      4. These tests or calculations or control shall be carried out...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      (Annex VII of the Directive)

      1. A notified body ascertains and attests that a specimen, representative...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      (Annex VIII of the Directive)

      1. The manufacturer or his authorized representative established within the Community...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      (Annex IX of the Directive)

      1. The manufacturer who satisfies the obligations of point 2 ensures...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      (Annex X of the Directive)

      1. This module describes the procedure whereby a manufacturer or his...

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      (Annex XI of the Directive)

      1. This module describes the procedure whereby the manufacturer ensures and...

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      (Annex XII of the Directive)

      1. This module describes the procedure whereby the manufacturer who satisfies...

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      (Annex XIII of the Directive)

      1. The technical documentation referred to in Annexes V, VII, VIII,...

      2. The technical documentation shall enable understanding of the design, manufacture...

      3. The documentation shall contain so far as relevant for assessment:...

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      (Annex XV of the Directive)

      1. The written declaration of conformity to the provisions of the...

    15. SCHEDULE 15


      1. For the purposes of providing for the enforcement of these...

  25. Explanatory Note

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