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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Maritime Safety Committee - Resolution MSC.30(61) - Adoption of Amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code) - (Adopted on 11 December 1992) - The Maritime Safety Committee,

The Maritime Safety Committee,

 RECALLING Article 28(b) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization concerning the functions of the Committee,

 RECALLING ALSO resolution MSC.5(48), by which the Committee adopted the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code),

 RECALLING FURTHER article VIII(b) and regulation VII/11.1 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended, concerning the procedure for amending the IGC Code,

 BEING DESIROUS of keeping the IGC Code up to date,

 HAVING CONSIDERED, at its sixty-first session, amendments to the Code proposed and circulated in accordance with article VIII(b)(i) of the SOLAS Convention,

  1. ADOPTS, in accordance with article VIII(b)(iv) of the SOLAS Convention, amendments to the Code, the text of which is set out in annex to the present resolution;

  2. DETERMINES, in accordance with article VIII(b)(vi)(2)(bb) of the Convention, that the amendments shall be deemed to have been accepted on 1 January 1994 unless, prior to that date, more than one third of the Contracting Governments to the SOLAS Convention or Contracting Governments the combined merchant fleets of which constitute not less than 50% of the gross tonnage of the world's merchant fleet, have notified their objections to the amendments;

  3. INVITES Contracting Governments to note that, in accordance with article VIII(b)(vii)(2) of the SOLAS Convention, the amendments shall enter into force six months after their acceptance in accordance with paragraph 2 above;

  4. REQUESTS the Secretary-General, in conformity with article VIII(b)(v) of the SOLAS Convention, to transmit certified copies of the present resolution and the text of the amendments contained in the annex to all Contracting Governments to the SOLAS Convention;

  5. FURTHER REQUESTS the Secretary-General to transmit copies of the resolution and its annex to Members of the Organization, which are not Contracting Governments to the SOLAS Convention.


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