Ministerial Decision

Ministry of Transport and Communications: Ministerial Decision 42/2017 Issuing the Seafarer Identity Document Regulation

2017/42 42/2017


Based on the Maritime Law promulgated by Royal Decree 35/81,

and the Maritime Passport Regulation issued by Ministerial Decision 125/2011,

and in pursuance of public interest,

it is hereby decided

Article I

The provisions of the attached regulation hereby apply in regard to the seafarer identity document

Article II

The aforementioned Ministerial Decision 125/2011 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to the attached regulation or in conflict with its provisions, with the continued applicability of maritime passports until the expiry of their validity period.

Article III

This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.

Issued on: 24 Jumada Al-Awwal 1438
Corresponding to: 21 February 2017

Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim Al-Futaisi
Minister of Transport and Communications

Published in Official Gazette 1183 issued on 26 February 2017.

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