Standing Rules Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Management of NV

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					Standing Rules Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Management of NV Luchthaven Schiphol, Airport Operator of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, establishes the following regulations.

Chapter I Scope and Operation Article 1 – Applicability This regulation applies to the entire section of the airport area. Article 2 – Own Risk Entering the sections of the airport area occurs at one’s own risk.

Chapter II General Rules of Conduct Article 3 – Public Order and Safety Within the section of the airport area it is prohibited to: a. assemble, unnecessarily force or bother others either in a group or individually. Fight or in any other way whatsoever disturb the order; b. have material or an object in one’s possession in the context of which it is plausible based on the circumstances that this material or that object has been brought or is present to disturb the order or to cause damage to things or injury to people; c. to carry a bag in the vicinity of shops which is apparently equipped to ease shoplifting; d. attend jointly with others something akin to an assembly or other event that attracts people. Anyone present at such a public gathering or attending an assembly or event at which chaos occurs or threatens to occur is required to immediately continue on his/her way at the command of the airport operator or to follow such a route as ordered by the airport operator; e. be present or found in those sections of the airport area that have been cordoned off by or due to the airport operator in the interest of the good order and safety or to prevent chaos or disorganisation; f. misuse facilities or make use of facilities at a time in which these are not available for use or to use in another way than that for which the facilities are intended; g. block or otherwise make unusable escape routes or other facilities that serve to make escape possible or easier in case of an emergency; h. drink alcoholic beverages at locations other than those catering establishments indicated as such for this purpose; i. carry out work where there is a risk of fire, including – but not limited to – work involving welding, grinding, and gas burners, without the express permission of the airport operator. Conditions by or on behalf of the airport operator are affiliated with this permission to which people must unconditionally adhere; j. implement work without the designation of a permanent contact person, who is telephonically available 24/7, in consultation with the airport operator. Article 4 – Advertising, Speeches, and Collections Without the prior written permission of the airport operator, it is prohibited within the section of the airport area to: a. put up billboards, posters, and the like and/or to have them put up or to distribute or have distributed pamphlets, printed matter, circulars, or illustrations or to advertise in any other way whatsoever; b. make speeches in public or participate in any sort of propaganda; c. hold any public collection; d. hold or organise events and/or entertainment, meetings and/or demonstrations. Article 5 – Commercial Activities It is prohibited to implement commercial activities within the section of the airport area without the prior written permission of the airport operator.

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Article 6 – Shooting Photos, Videos and Films 1. It is prohibited to shoot photos, videos, and films within the section of the airport area other than for a specific use without the prior written permission of the airport operator. 2. The airport operator may impose further criteria on the permission required in the previous paragraph. Article 7 – Lost and Found With regard to lost and found objects, the airport operator is designated as municipality in the spirit of the Dutch Civil Code 5, Article 12. In that context, the following rights and obligations rest with the airport operator and the finder: a. The finder of an object is required to report this as soon as possible to the airport operator’s Lost and Found Department. b. The finder must entrust the object to the airport operator if the latter so demands. c. The owner receives the found object if this is claimed within the period of time referred to below. The person claiming the object can be charged an amount for the safekeeping. d. The airport operator is authorised to sell found objects for its account that have not been claimed within 3 months. e. Valuable objects must be kept by the airport operator for a period of 12 months. If these objects are not claimed within this term, the finder can lay claim to this for the duration of one month after the expiration of the aforementioned period of 12 months. f. If the finder does not make such a claim, the airport operator may sell the object for its account after 13 months. Article 8 – Parking a. Parking is to occur within the parking spaces designated as such, the parking garages, and the car parks. Vehicles may only be parked in the parking spaces indicated for this. b. Parking in front of the Arrival and Departure Halls is prohibited. Drivers may only discharge and pick up passengers and load and unload baggage at these locations. In all cases, the driver must park the vehicle. A towing regulation is in effect. c. Parking is at one’s own risk. Article 9 – Smoking Smoking is prohibited in the Terminal Complex and in the vicinity of the entrances thereto, Airside and in the Technical Area at Schiphol East. Article 10 – Prohibited Activities 1. It is prohibited without the prior written permission of the airport operator to roller skate, inline skate, skateboard, use a scooter or ride a bicycle of moped in the sections of the Terminal Complex. This rule does not apply to employees of the Royal Marechaussee in the exercise of their duty. 2. It is prohibited to lie down and/or sleep in the sections of the Terminal Complex that are accessible to the public. Article 11 – Liability 1. The Operator shall not be liable for damage and/or personal injury arising from or during time spent within the Airport Area. That stated in the previous sentence does not apply to damage and/or injury resulting from demonstrable intent and/or gross negligence on the part of the Operator. 2. The Operator shall not be liable for direct or consequential damage arising as a result of it not having made, in part or in full, accommodation or ground handling facilities available. 3. The party whose acts or omissions result in damage to the Operator shall be fully liable. That stated in the previous sentence implies that the party referred to must compensate the Operator for all direct and consequential damage suffered by the Operator, as well as for all the costs incurred by the Operator in this connection. Consequential damage is understood to mean, inter alia, loss of profit and losses incurred as a result of business standstill, as well as the costs of penalties and measures pursuant to administrative and criminal law. 4. Instead of that stated in the first paragraph, statutory liability shall apply to the opposite party that is entitled by law to invoke Section 6.236 of the Dutch Civil Code.

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