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11.01.2019 r.

Costa Rica accedes to the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR), Hamburg, 27 April 1979.

On 7th January 2019 at IMO Headquarters in London, Ambassador of Costa Rica to the United Kingdom, Rafael Ortiz Fábrega, met with IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim to deposit the instrument of accession to the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR). Thus, Costa Rica became the 112th State which accede the treaty.

Currently, the Convention’s signatories represent over 80% of the world merchant shipping tonnage.

 

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02.01.2019 r.

Amendments to the Labour Code

Amendments to the Act of 26 June 1974 – Labour Code entered into force on 1 January 2019. The amendment provides, among other things, that the payment of remuneration is to be made to the payment account indicated by the employee, unless the employee has submitted an application for payment of remuneration to their own […]

17.12.2018 r.

EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

The Economic Partnership Agreement signed on 17 July 2018 between the European Union and Japan was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday 12 December 2018. This agreement provides for the abolition of most of the existing customs duties, as more than 90% of EU exports to Japan will be free of customs duties. This […]

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