ARTICLE 21 – PEOPLE AND ORGANISATIONS AUTHORISED TO MANOEUVRE THE WALKWAY
− Voies Navigables de France;
− The departmental fire and emergency services based in Roanne;
− The competent authorities responsible for public river management and river policing;
− The nautical associations active at Roanne marina or on the Loire in Roanne;
− The Conseil Supérieur de la Pêche (superior fishing council) and the AAPPMA (fishing and aquatic environment protection agency) for Roanne and its Region;
− Navigation schools;
− Professionals connected with nautical activities;
− Lyonnaise des Eaux staff.
It is forbidden for any other person to manoeuvre the walkway.
It is strictly forbidden for the persons and organisations authorised to manoeuvre the walkway to do so on request from anyone else, in particular from private individuals.
Lyonnaise des Eaux will provide each of the people or organisations mentioned above with a key, free of charge, to enable manoeuvre of the walkway. If the key is lost, a new key may be issued by Lyonnaise des Eaux at a charge of €100 incl. tax.