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Law on ports.

Type of law

This Law governs the legal status, official classification and division of ports and their management tasks, fees and charges, concessions, state duties and responsibilities, maintenance duties and responsibilities, official inspection standards and rules, monitoring, data collection and mandatory surveillance as well as other major issues that are important for a sustainable and correct, internationally accepted port management on the sea territory of the Republic of Montenegro.
Ports, port land and their infrastructures are state owned.
Port specific structures and sub-structures can be owned or held by a private or legal person only under state authorization.
Administrative authority or legal entity and/or the official concessionaire must ensure that conditions are perfectly in accordance with the principles of international and domestic Regulations governing the protection of human life at sea.
The Law is divided into 7 Chapters and 36 articles, including offences and related penalties.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force eight days after its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Montenegro and it will fully apply 90 days after its entry into force.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Zakon o lukama.
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