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  1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-fifth session (26 November to 5 December 2008), following the recommendations made by the Sub-Committee on Flag State Implementation at its sixteenth session, approved the unified interpretation of the term “first survey” referred to in SOLAS regulations, as set out in the annex, with a view to ensuring a uniform approach towards the use of the above term.

  2 Member Governments are invited to use the annexed interpretation when applying relevant provisions of the 1974 SOLAS Convention, as amended, and to bring it to the attention of all parties concerned.

  3 This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.1141.

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