Transport & Shipping
The judgment analyzes the case of a ferry in which a fire broke out at sea, destroying the whole cargo.
Various pieces of legislation and also rulings of the Directorate General of Taxes clarify the effects of the use by the owner of the boat for private purposes.
Passengers will be able to access a faster and free alternative to resolve possible disputes with airlines.
The new regulation treats it as a social right and introduces important new features ranging from the creation of a kind of sandbox for the development of mobility projects to the amendment of the Workers’ Statute to promote sustainable work-related travel.
Drivers are forbidden to engage in loading and unloading of goods and a carriage charge review clause is introduced due to variation in fuel prices.
This is established by a recent reform introduced in the new regulation of the protection of consumers and users from situations of social and economic vulnerability.
Supreme court ruling on the cost/benefit multiplier not applying to cadastral values of properties makes it recommendable to review the cadastral values of sailing and yacht clubs, leisure harbors and marinas.
In October, the European Commission and a number of airlines operating in Europe have held several talks to reach specific agreements to achieve better information and timely refunds to passengers following flight cancellations. Passengers’ rights in relation to flight cancellations are regulated in Regulation (EU) No. 261/2004 on air passenger rights in the event of cancellation, denied boarding or long delay of flights, and as a result of the pandemic the Commission prepared a set of interpretative guidelines on these rights in the context of cancellations due to COVID-19.