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Maritime – legislation, policy and related documents

EU legislation governing maritime passenger rights came into force on 18 December 2012, following the adoption of Regulation 1177/2010 . The rules cover the rights of passengers when travelling by sea and inland waterway.

Since 31 December 2012, Regulation 392/2009 on the liability of carriers of passenger by sea also covers passengers in case of loss of damage resulting from an accident.