The Maritime Safety Committee,
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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Maritime Safety Committee - Resolution MSC.323(89) Adoption of Amendments to the Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances (Resolution MSC.81(70)) (Adopted on 20 May 2011)This Annex of this document has been consolidated into Resolution MSC.81(70) - 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 A.689(17) entitled "Testing of life-saving appliances", by which the Assembly, at its seventeenth session, adopted the Recommendation on testing of life-saving appliances,

 RECALLING FURTHER that the Assembly, when adopting resolution A.689(17), authorized the Committee to keep the Recommendation on testing of life-saving appliances under review and to adopt, when appropriate, amendments thereto,

 NOTING resolution MSC.81(70), by which, at its seventieth session, it adopted the Revised recommendation on testing of life-saving appliances, recognizing the need to introduce more precise provisions for the testing of life-saving appliances based on the requirements of the International Life-Saving Appliances (LSA) Code,

 RECOGNIZING the need to harmonize amendments to the Revised recommendation on testing of life-saving appliances as adopted by resolutions MSC.200(80) and MSC.226(82),

 HAVING CONSIDERED, at its eighty-ninth session, proposed amendments to the Revised recommendation on testing of life-saving appliances, prepared by the Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment at its fifty-fourth session,

  1. ADOPTS amendments to the Revised recommendation on testing of life-saving appliances (resolution MSC.81(70)), as amended, the text of which is set out in the Annex to the present resolution;

  2. RECOMMENDS Governments to apply the annexed amendments when testing life-saving appliances.


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