Consultation outcome

Recreational craft and personal watercraft directive (2013/53/EU): consultation on the draft UK regulations

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Recreational craft and personal watercraft directive - consultation on the draft UK regulations: government response

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Detail of outcome

We used the responses to the consultation to help update the impact assessment and we are seeking to implement the proposed legislation as soon as possible.

Detail of feedback received

This was a UK-wide consultation aimed at those with an interest in the recreational marine industry, including:

  • manufacturers
  • importers
  • distributors
  • retailers
  • consumers
  • government departments
  • enforcement authorities
  • trade associations

Around 110 stakeholders with a known interest were contacted by email and specifically invited to respond. We received 4 responses.

Original consultation

Summary

We're seeking views on the UK implementation of the Recreational craft and personal watercraft directive.

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Consultation description

The Directive is a revision of current legislation, ensuring that recreational and personal watercraft meet essential health and safety requirements. It includes environmental requirements for engine exhausts and noise pollution. A copy of the directive is available on the EUR-LEX website.

The government is seeking views from stakeholders on the UK implementation of this directive, including:

  • manufacturers
  • distributors and importers of recreational craft and personal watercraft
  • notified bodies
  • trade associations
  • enforcement authorities

Documents

Recreational craft and personal watercraft directive (2013/53/EU): Consultation on the Draft UK Regulations

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The draft Recreational Craft Regulations 2016

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Directive on Recreational Craft and Personal Watercraft: Impact assessment

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Response form

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Published 8 December 2016
Last updated 14 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Government response published.
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