Act of 11 December 1997, Stb. 757, providing for regulations regarding the manning of seagoing vessels, most recently amended by Act of3 April 2008, Stb. 112
We, Beatrix, by the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc., etc., etc.
All, who shall read this or shall hear it read, We salute you! shall know:
Whereas We have taken into consideration, that it is desirable to issue new requirements for the manning of Dutch sea-going ships;
Regarding the International Convention on Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping, for Seafarers, 1978 (Trb. 1981, 144) of 7 July 1978, as well as the Council Directive of the European Union, 94/58/EG of 22 November 1994, on the minimum level of training for seafarers (PbEG L 319);
It is thus that We, having heard the Council of State, and in joint consultation with the States General, have approved and understood, as We hereby approve and understand: