Resolution A.910(22) Amendments to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (adopted on 29 November 2001)

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RESOLUTION A.910(22)
AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972
ADOPTED ON 29 NOVEMBER 2001
(AGENDA ITEM 14)

THE ASSEMBLY,

RECALLING Article VI of the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention"), on amendments to the Regulations,

HAVING CONSIDERED the amendments to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee at its seventy-third session and communicated to all Contracting Parties in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article VI of the Convention; and also the recommendations of the Maritime Safety Committee concerning the entry into force of these amendments,

1. ADOPTS, in accordance with paragraph 3 of Article VI of the Convention, the amendments set out in the Annex to the present resolution;

2. DECIDES, in accordance with paragraph 4 of Article VI of the Convention, that the amendments shall enter into force on 29 November 2003 unless by 29 May 2002 more than one third of the Contracting Parties have notified their objection to the amendments;

3. REQUESTS the Secretary-General, in conformity with paragraph 3 of Article VI of the Convention, to communicate this resolution to all Contracting Parties to the Convention for acceptance;

4.INVITES Contracting Parties to submit any objections to the amendments not later than 29 May 2002 whereafter the amendments will be deemed to have been accepted to enter into force as determined in the present resolution.