The Maritime Safety Committee,
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The Maritime Safety Committee,

  1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its seventy-seventh session (28 May to 6 June 2003), having considered a recommendation made by the Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment at its forty-sixth session, and agreeing that there was a need to ensure uniformity in the application of SOLAS regulation XII/13 Availability of pumping systems, as well as consistency with SOLAS regulation XII/12 - Hold, ballast and dry space water level detectors, approved an interpretation of the said regulation, as set out in the annex.

  2 Member Governments are invited to use the annexed interpretation when applying the provisions of SOLAS regulation XII/13, and to bring it to the attention of all parties concerned.

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